R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
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Tooling Engineer/Leadman

Location: Pulaski, TN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00
Degree: Equivalent Experience;
Date: 5/16/2018
Job ID: 02597978
Job Description
Tooling Engineer/Leadman
Pulaski, TN
Salary: $70,000 - 80,000
Relocation Assistance: Yes but is minimal

Education Requirements:
·   High School Diploma or GED
·   Certified Toolmaker or 5 yrs experience in Tool and Die field

Experience Requirements:
·   Tool and Die maker 5 yrs. Minimum
·   Minimum 3 years manufacturing experience
·   Minimum 3 years stamping experience or related field (Automotive preferred)
·   Minimum 3 years Computer (PC) experience
·   Basic AutoCAD or other drawing software experience

Skill Requirements:
·   Applicant is required to be a Class A Tool & Die Maker in order to understand the principles of tooling.
·   Previous AutoCAD experience.
·   Demonstrate strong leadership qualities.
·   Demonstrate strong organizational skills in order to deal with outside vendors.
·   Demonstrate a "HANDS ON" approach in relation to die troubleshooting, modifications and improvements.
·   Demonstrate ability to give direction as required to meet all requirements.

Primary Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
·   Physically work on tooling, tooling related problems and assist toolmakers in daily troubleshooting within the tool room and in the press department to ensure tools are operating at peak efficiency.
·   Delegate troubleshooting and die maintenance responsibilities in a clear and concise manner.
·   Assist Toolmakers / Apprentices and tool room staff to make quality and tooling related decisions for long term solutions.
·   Consistently address problems and make / implement solutions to improve efficiencies, process and product flow, safety and quality.
·   Work closely and co-operatively with the other Managers and Team Leaders on day to day issues.
·   Fill in all reports properly and completely.
·   Report all necessary quality, production or safety problems to the Tooling Manager.
·   Must have the ability to be on the job during normal business hours.
·   Ability to establish tracking system to grade all tooling vendors for quality and delivery and document all findings in log book.
·   Must have the ability to document changes to include detail prints and/or procedures to dies and track the results as die repairs, modifications and improvements are made.
·   Must have strong inter-personal skills to allow clear communication.
·   Must be able to maintain assigned group of dies. This will include all aspects from initial die design review, to the quality of the parts being produced.
·   Adequately stock the tool crib with spare parts, using a computer to track stock and organize the tool crib in a fashion to ensure available stock of tooling components at all times.
·   Responsible for quoting and purchasing replacement details, according to budget.
·   Purchase spare parts, die sections, supplies, etc., for tool crib at "best buy" conditions.
·   Expand tooling supply base to achieve adequate supply at reasonable pricing.
·   Use Auto CAD for updating and making prints as needed.
·   Work with production to ensure good quality parts.
·   Incoming inspection of all tooling entering the plant to include die details, shop supplies, etc,.
·   Establish quarterly goals and objectives with the Tooling Manager.
·   Continuous Improvements will be driven by tooling cost reductions, by improving usage or lower price without sacrificing quality.
·   Interact with toolmakers to ensure the tool room supplies are adequate.
·   Be involved in continuous improvement of the tooling, (i.e., coatings, different metals).
·   Available for overtime and training as required.
·   Other duties as assigned by Tooling Manager.
·   Must be able to work within the budget allowed for the area of responsibility they are assigned.