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ACD Tooling Engineering Manager

Division: Automotive Components | Plant Name: Windsor Mold Group

Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada | Posted Date: 2019-01-16

Overview

The Automotive Components Division of Windsor Mold Group is a full service supplier of interior and exterior injection molded plastic components and assemblies, providing innovative solutions for automotive plastics applications to original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. The organization is strongly committed to investing in our employees, equipment and processes to help promote continuous improvement, innovation and opportunities in a technology-driven environment. Windsor Mold provides industry-competitive compensation and benefits along with an emphasis on health and wellness and involvement in our local communities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Tooling Engineering Manager responsible for strategic and tactical initiatives and solutions related to the functional goals and objectives of the position. The Tooling Engineering Manager is also expected to plan, direct, and lead activities to maximize employee knowledge and competencies in all technical areas of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates and maintains a positive and safe working environment through individual and team leadership support, along with communication, direction, and employee development.
  • Evaluates employee performance and provides timely and constructive feedback to employees on individuals and/or team members.
  • Provides direction, leadership and motivation to his or her direct reports.
  • Supervises mentors and coaches his or her team to improve quality and total production output.
  • Promotes and ensures positive relations with Customers and Vendors.
  • Manages workforce requirements for assigned department
  • Aids in troubleshooting production tooling problems and takes preventative or corrective actions.
  • Ensures performance goals for department are established and met.
  • Recognizes and makes recommendations for systems improvement, reaches decisions quickly based on available information, responds promptly to employee needs and concerns and gives forethoughts to the consequences of decisions and actions.
  • Manages and develops tool design standards, procedures and sources.
  • Provides hands-on or supportive assistance to various plant locations including try-outs, tool improvement activities and tool failure events.
  • Provides support to program management team and plant engineering team regarding all tool & process issues, timing concerns and status.
  • Support new product development activities from concept through feasibility and marketing phase.
  • Develops and manages training guidelines for direct reports in Tooling Engineering and Process Engineering
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned or required

Education/Qualifications
  • Certified Mold Maker
  • Engineering Degree or Diploma in Plastics or Mechanical Engineering
  • RJG Master Molder 1 or Equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
  • A minimum of 10 years as a Mold Maker, Mold Designer or Molding Program Manager
  • Mold Leader experience an asset
  • Ability to conduct Mold Flow Analysis an asset
  • Working knowledge of injection mold machines, process and part design
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to manage and resolve conflict
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to build and lead teams
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Must be eligible to travel and work in the United States

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Tooling Division

Windsor, Ontario

phone · (519) 972-9032

fax · (519) 972-3788

toolingsalesca@windsormoldgroup.com

Automotive Components Division

Windsor, Ontario

phone · (519) 258-3211

fax · (519) 258-7330

acdsales@windsormoldgroup.com

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