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Manufacturing Tooling Manager with Stamping Experience

Kelly Services
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Kelly Engineering is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Tooling Engineer. This is a permanent job with a leader in manufacturing, located in Jonesboro, AR. This job offers competitive pay and great benefits. Will report to the Manufacturing Strategy Manager and is primarily responsible for stamping and injection molding tooling development, design, and manufacturing.


Take an active role in driving development projects, value engineering and innovation initiatives to ensure consistent evaluation and documentation of processes, adequate configuration and preventative maintenance of systems and equipment, and innovative direction to reduce cost and improve sustainability.

+ Reviews product designs for tool construction

+ Reviews Die/Mold Spec Sheets with Lead Plant Tool Engineer and tool vendor

+ Obtains approvals of tool designs at all stages (Preliminary, Intermediate, and Final)

+ Travels to tooling vendors for on-site follow up and tool tryouts

+ Oversees pre-production engineering changes

+ Complete and submit for approval capital requests (AFEs)

+ Enters the requisition into the system and assigns the Die/Mold Numbers for all new tools

+ Requests Part Data Transfers to tool vendor

+ Enters and maintains information in the Master Die/Mold list

+ Creates Weekly Tool Progress Reports and distributes them to the project team

+ Drives the countermeasures on any issues from the Weekly Tool Progress Reports

+ Maintains mold trial process parameters and Mold Trial History Form with open issues

+ Obtains mold prints and 3-D data for mold designs, and maintains them in departmental directory

+ Maintains relevant information on all tooling on shared drive; including the Weekly Tool Progress

+ Reports, steel certifications, CMM checks, process sheets, and Mold Trial History Forms

+ Participates in continuous improvement activities, as required

+ Stays current with state of the art tooling and processes

+ Performs other duties as assigned

+ Travel (Up to 25%) to vendor sites to help drive tool and part optimization


+ **5-7 years experience as a manufacturing tooling engineer or technician**

+ **Extensive background in stamping**

+ **Must have experience with MS Office and be able to create and work with spreadsheets**

+ **Troubleshooting and repair experience and able to assist stamp operators and toolroom machinists**

+ **Experience implementing best practices for design**

+ **Must be able to write justifications for capital expenditure such as major repairs or equipment replacement**

+ **Experience as a tool and die apprentice is a plus**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-06 Expires: 2021-10-07

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Kelly Services
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