12 days old

Tooling Manager

Kelly Services
Morganton, NC 28655
**Tooling Manager Morganton, NC Direct Hire**

**Position overview**

This position is responsible for coordinating resources, managing the routine repair of tooling and equipment, and managing the building of new tooling within budgeted guidelines.

**Essential Functions**

Supports a safe work environment by following safety policies and procedures

Supports a quality work environment by following quality policies and procedures

Plans resources and meets established project completion dates

Implements and supervises adherence to all company policies, including but not limited to, safety, attendance, training, preventive maintenance, quality, and the employee handbook

Manages projects for the Tool Room and Tool Design

Provides support to all areas of manufacturing including job cards and work order requests

Assists manufacturing departments with process improvement projects

Provides cost estimates for new molds, dies, and machinery

Manages the fabrication of new tooling

Manages the Tool Room within budget guidelines

Manages the SLA Lab

Approves metal parts for tool design and tool build from the residential BU

Assists and supports Engineering Department on designs and automation concepts

Performs supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring, training, assigning work, evaluating, and rewarding performance

Encourages open employee communication; provides positive feedback and professional development opportunities to employees, promoting optimal productivity

Practices a participative management style that advocates teamwork

Performs additional duties as assigned


Bachelors degree and/or commensurate experience with demonstrated leadership and management expertise and success

Tool and Die Journeyman certificate preferred


Minimum ten (10) years technical experience

Minimum one-year supervisory experience


Knowledge of tool room equipment, tooling processes, and preventive maintenance practices

Working knowledge of mechanical, automation, and work cell style manufacturing equipment and processes

Working knowledge of ERP and tool crib inventory management systems preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at an intermediate level

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to effectively present information to top management

**Physical Requirements**

Requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, grasping, pulling, pushing, and feeling

Requires eye/hand/foot coordination

Requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Up to 10% may be required

**About the client**

Client is a global leader in electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management solutions, networking solutions, security and home automation, and commercial data infrastructure products. They offer a product line that includes more than 25,000 devices for virtually every conceivable residential, commercial, and industrial wiring device need.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-23

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