Tool & Die Maker Leader / Supervisor

Tool & Die Maker Leader / Supervisor

Job ID: 77244
Windsor, ON
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Wage: $27-34.00/hour (+benefits) and overtime
  • Position specifics: Direct Hire opportunity, with a growing and reputable stamping facility. Position requires swing shift (days and afternoons). Please send resume to in confidence.

Job Description


Objective:  To ensure all dies are maintained through solid tooling systems and improvement processes to ensure measurable improvement to process capability and quality delivery of tooling to production while maintaining an overall departmental budget.

  • Ensure that production tooling and related equipment is ready to meet customer requirements
  • Expand tooling supply base to achieve adequate supply at reasonable pricing
  • Prepare sample submissions and quotes for engineering change requests
  • Update, maintain and monitor quality procedure systems as they relate to tooling
  • Work with production to ensure good quality parts
  • Establish quarterly goals and objectives
  • Ensure around the clock tooling support for production during all production hours
  • Oversee preventive maintenance system for Tooling
  • Assist Operations Managers in setting annual capital spending requirements for Tooling 
  • Develop Vendor relations for effective and economical spares inventory control
  • Direct Tool Engineering activities to promote continuous improvement
  • Support mistake proofing activities to insure progress in die sensoring
  • Make decisions on tooling repair to ensure timely and cost-effective solutions
  • Negotiate repair cost with outside shops
  • Establish and maintain tool crib with adequate spares inventory
  • Quote and purchase die replacement details with outside vendors
  • Update tooling prints as required


  • Five years tooling supervision experience
  • Certified Tool and Die Maker – Ontario College of Trades
  • Must be able to work with all levels of company management as well as customers and vendors
  • Demonstrate a "hands on" approach
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Will have the ability to work a schedule that allows completion of the job on a daily basis
  • 2-D general design capability with AutoCAD, Unigraphics or similar
  • Must possess strong in-press troubleshooting ability



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