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Mold Making Build Group Leader

Division: Tooling | Plant Name: Windsor Mold Malden

Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada | Posted Date: 2021-03-12


The Windsor Mold Group Tooling Division has been providing quality tooling solutions since 1972. Come join our team growing in a technology driven environment committed to investing in people, equipment and processes. Windsor Mold offers competitive wages, overtime after 40 hours, company matched pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation & holidays, Employee Assistance Programs, tuition subsidies, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee day to day operations of the Mold Making group including:
  • Scheduling and planning activity;
  • Task assignments to team members on all shifts;
  • Monitoring job status and ensuring accuracy of the schedule;
  • Approve team member labor transactions;
  • Ensure time is booked accurately to required projects;
  • Monitoring hourly budgets to achieve productivity goals;
  • Oversee quality of all mold making activity;
  • Set clear goals for the team;
  • Help motivate team members;
  • Leverage team member strengths and help develop weaknesses;
  • Tool Build Scheduling:
  • Use EPICOR and ShopVue as a tool to monitor the progress of the tool;
  • Enforce scheduling compliance within the group and the entire department;
  • Estimate hours for tasks as required;
  • Monitor overall tool timing
  • Awareness of progress and completion in the Machining Department
  • Meeting Attendance:
  • Post Tryout & Change Kickoff Meetings
  • Design Reviews (Manufacturing Launch)
  • Daily Planning Meeting
  • Engage Machining and APG to report, document and reschedule any quality issues.
  • Epic submissions for all quality and timing impacts.
  • Schedule and approve group member vacations.
  • Follow all WM checklist documentation procedures.
  • Provide leadership to all team members in the mold making group including, training, development, performance management, and discipline
  • Support continuous improvement efforts in Mold Making, Spotting, Handwork, and Prep as well as cross functionally in Engineering and Machining;
  • Demonstrates teamwork, leadership and mentorship skills necessary for developing effective and productive teams and ensuring high employee morale;
  • Attends tryouts at customer facilities to support, troubleshoot and repair plastic injection molds
  • Is widely seen as trusted and operating with integrity;
  • Demonstrates knowledge on the customer, the commodity

  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for their work
  • Mold Making Certificate required
  • 10 yrs. minimum mold making experience in a progressive, dynamic environment.
  • 3 yrs. experience in leading plastic injection tool manufacturing is considered an asset
  • Experience leading teams and driving continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer skills with MS Office & some CAD software
  • Strong communication skill with all levels within and outside the organization
  • Project management experience considered an asset
  • Experience assessing manufacturing processes and driving improvements
  • Process oriented
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to train and develop employees
  • Able to multitask efficiently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to delegate tasks appropriately
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong organizational skills

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