Tooling Manager (Injection Molding)

  • Location
    Bolton, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

Adecco Engineering & Technical Recruitment is currently searching for a Tooling Manager for our client, to join their team in north Bolton, Ontario.  This position will be responsible for managing all mold tooling from onboarding new molds through completing repairs and improvements to molds in support of ongoing production. This position will assist addressing customer feedback issues with molded components, implementing process improvements on existing processes, and implementing cost improvement ideas.  You will be joining an organization which prides itself on the culture they have built, with an industry focused leadership team.  If you are a professional in the area and would like to know more about this opportunity, let’s get in touch!

  • Location: Bolton, ON
  • Job type: Full-time | Permanent
  • Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the onboarding of new tooling projects 
  • Assist on quote tooling, approve mold designs, source molds through approved suppliers (domestically and internationally), and track mold builds.
  • Provide on-site support for tool builds and mold tryouts
  • Work with Engineering to lead design reviews and complete tooling refinement during development/validation
  • Supervise, train, and lead the tool room staff to produce quality molded products in a safe and productive manner.
  • Provide support for tooling in production including spares management
  • Work with Process Engineers to resolve issues and maintain tool condition for the life of tooling
  • Track progress on tooling repairs and modifications. Work with Engineering, Production, customers, and vendors to expedite in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Work within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope to manage risk and ensure adherence to established processes and methodologies through:
  • Interaction with customers, suppliers, and internal resources
  • Demonstration of advanced knowledge in tooling design
  • Mentoring other engineers
  • Defining and managing scope, time and cost for complex projects or programs
  • Identifying risks, taking responsibility for mitigation actions, and managing mitigation plan
  • Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada
  • 10+ years’ experience in the tooling design, manufacturing and injection molding
  • Completed educational program training in mold making or engineering (Mechanical, Materials Science, Plastics, etc.) 
  • Prior experience in management or leadership
  • Experience in tooling design, fabrication, development, testing, and validation
  • Understand design for manufacturability and have a track record of successfully implementing new tooling into production
  • Proficient in solid 3-D modeling using SolidWorks
  • Experience and understanding of de-coupled injection molding and structured process development
  • Familiarity with different ISO requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. un-assisted
  • High level of attention to detail and meticulous record-keeping capability
  • Excellent prioritization and organizational skills in order to manage multiple responsibilities with little to no supervision
  • High level of initiative and flexibility in adapting to changing needs of a dynamic work environment
  • Proficiency with Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Don’t miss out on this Tooling Manager (Injection Molding) position in Bolton, ON. Apply now and if you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.



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