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Tool Room Manager

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: June 21st, 2018

Company Structure

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Multimatic Indiana - Butler manufactures fully engineered, high-quality components, assemblies and systems such as bumpers and chassis/body structural components for high volume as well as niche vehicle manufacturers.  Multimatic Indiana - Butler uses advanced, proprietary roll- and hot-form manufacturing processes.

Multimatic Indiana - Butler is looking for a Tool Room Manager who will report to the Assistant General Manager-Operations and  be responsible for supervision, direction and implementation of all Tool Room activity in order to optimize production efficiencies of plant equipment with focus on aspects of safety, cost control, and product quality in an automotive manufacturing environment.

Why Work For Multimatic

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of Multimatic's rapidly growing US operations. 
  • You’ve likely never heard of Multimatic but, don’t let that fool you. Multimatic is an exciting manufacture of automotive components including Formula 1 racing components, structures & suspensions and manufacturer of the Ford GT!!

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

  • Provide input in the sourcing, design, and construction of new tools and current tooling changes.
  • Provide technical support for product development and design to tooling engineering when needed.
  • Demonstrate command of latest tooling technologies.
  • Ensure compliance with IATF/TS 16949 Standards.
  • Institute, review and rationalize all PM’s and improve program to reduce downtime and improve overall maintenance costs.
  • Ability to lead a multi-technical team among multiple shifts and ensure open and effective communication within the department, all other departments, external contractors, and vendors.
  • Lead and facilitate corrective action and continuous improvement teams.
  • Responsible for the daily approval of associate timecards and accurate completion of all attendance paperwork.
  • Experience with PLC, Robotics and a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Assess, develop and institutionalize associate training needs to improve skills through internal coaching, training and/or external training.
  • Effectively manage/direct all department associates; assess performance and provide evaluations, administer discipline, oversee vacation, over time and all other department/plant programs and activities are in compliance with established company procedure/policy, following all applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws and guidelines.
  • Schedule and ensure timely completion of all facility and equipment work orders.
  • Coordinate weekly schedules to optimize skilled trade effectiveness when equipment is available.
  • Plan, schedule and manage all shut down related activities.
  • Establish and maintain a positive service oriented atmosphere and timely repair of production equipment.
  • Construct, maintain, and test equipment, machinery and components and ensure repair parts are readily available.
  • Recommend a budget plan and participate in capital projects.
  • Drive productivity, safety and process improvement opportunities.
  • Utilize instructions, manuals, pre-established guidelines and forms to perform the functions of the job and recommend opportunities for improvement to internal systems.
  • Be flexible, capable and willing to provide assistance to tasks as department manager deems necessary.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Four years experience with applicable skilled trade, engineering and/or journeyman experience, in a manufacturing environment. Technical certificate and/or associate degree, with a minimum of two years supervisory/leadership experience. Lean manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Three to Five years previous experience as a Tooling Engineer is preferred.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in the organization, customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, engineers, etc.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the assembly department and press department equipment.
  • Computer skills in the area of spreadsheets, word processing, CAD, CMM, design and data bases.
  • Good interpersonal skills

Learn more about us at www.multimatic.com or E-mail imdhr@multimatic.com.  Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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