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Tool and Die Room Supervisor

Location: Clarksville, TN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/5/2017
Job ID: 02547888
Job Description
Tooling and Die Room Supervisor
Clarksville, TN area  
Responsibilities and Requirements: 
We are looking to add to our team a Tool and Die Shop Supervisor who will be responsible for leading and directing the daily operations in the Die shop and Tool room areas. Looking for a Tool and Die Shop expert having strong experience in automotive tier1, tier 2 metal based stamping applications in Die repair, fixtures and tooling. Supervisor should have strong abilities to manage and supervise these areas, manage the annual budget for their areas, monitor and continuously improve upon plant KPI’s and measurables and have strong experience in leadership, coaching and development.

Strong progressive experience coming up through the tool and die areas as a journeyman machinist and have a deep understanding of the processes of transfer die repair and maintenance of stamping dies and the manufacturing capabilities and applications.

Strong experience with the manufacturing teams in order to determine tool and die requirements and product cost.

Will be responsible for addressing maintenance and downtime related issues with die and tooling equipment in a production environment

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily operations in the Die shop and Tool room
  • Train and develop a team of highly skilled die technicians and machinist
  • Work with die technicians and production team to improve die performance (lower die failure ratio, longer die life, etc.)
  • Selection of the optimum press, die size, extrusion ratio, cavities, available tooling to obtain the best results in term of productivity/scrap.
  • Work with all staff and management to drive business performance (lower cost, higher quality).
  • Report Die shop key performance indicator (KPIs) on a daily, monthly, annual basis using ERP/Office Tools available.
  • Verbal and written reporting of any relevant activities as required by the Company.
  • Support developing and maintaining of quality, environmental and safety procedures and certifications
  • Maintain cost budget for Die shop and Tooling including replacement die expenditure, machines and labor costs, developing also replacement die policy.
  • Propose and execute cost saving actions
  • BS Degree preferred; Technical qualification (Diploma or Degree Level).
  • 5+ years experience as a Die Journeymen in the Tool and Die environments with experience in the repair and maintenance of Dies for metal stamping production processes and applications
  • 5+ years experience as a Tool and Die Shop Manager with demonstrated experience on resume
  • Detailed knowledge of complex industrial and automotive metal profiles preferably in the automotive stamping industries
  • Experience with tool and die department processes and procedures
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma understanding and training helpful
  • Experience in managing a large team of skills machinist and in creating a good team and working environment, training, leadership and development skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good analytical problem-solving skills and creative approach for new ideas
  • Excellent technical knowledge of dies repair, processes and tooling requirements
  • Good experience with cost savings analysis and the ability to demonstrate savings
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

 Please submit your resume for this Tooling and Die Room Supervisor position.

Thank you



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