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Tool and Die Manager

Hamptonville, NC · Manufacturing
  • Salary up to $95,000 - DOE
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs etc.
  • This is direct hire role


We are looking for a hands-on Tool & Die Engineering Manager to provide technical leadership to Plant Tooling Engineers, Tool & Die Maintenance, PM technicians, and Die Change associates. This candidate will give guidance to new tool designs and manage tooling programs to reduce scrap and improve up time and improve longevity of tools. The Tool and Die Manager will work closely with all facets of the organization to ensure tooling performance meets the needs of the business.
 
  • Support launch activities to ensure all tool designs and builds meet tooling standards
  • Lead and support new tooling feasibility reviews
  • Support APQP, FEMA development and PPAP activities
  • Utilize Tooling engineers to actively engage with tool vendors during tooling build and buy-off processes
  • Establish and maintain a robust tooling PM program, including PM performance metrics
  • Establish and maintain critical tooling spare parts inventory
  • Maintain budget for department labor, including overtime, and tooling expense items such as spare parts and vendor refurbishment of tools
  • Manage vendors during tool refurbishment initiatives
  • Drive OEE improvement initiatives through the application of rapid changeovers and error-proofing
  • Develop and standardize escalation procedures for Tool & Die associates
  • Partner with training and development to develop associate training and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Create and maintain a 6S program for Tool Maintenance, PM and Die set processes


Who Will Be a Great Fit?  
  • 10 years minimum experience in metal stamping.
  • Must possess exceptional skill sets in the following areas:  crash form, draw die, and progressive / transfer design and development.
  • Hands on roll in troubleshooting of various types of die tooling.
  • Able to critique die design concepts for both production worthiness and ease of maintainability.
  • Critique advanced product designs for manufacturability.
  • Hands on roll in evaluating customer concerns and trouble-shooting.
  • Strong Technical Experience with High Tonnage metal stamping presses (Mechanical and Hydraulic)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment requiring multi-tasking and the ability to prioritize.
  • Well versed in MS Office and CAD software and applications.
  • 4-year technical degree


 
As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. Be advised we will not distribute your resume outside our firm without first speaking with you and obtaining your permission.

Brian Hughes
Great Bay Staffing Group​
Professional Search & Contract Staffing
​603.834.9492 
 
email to:
resumes at GreatBayStaffing.com
 
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