A market leading manufacturing company specialising in the design and development of fine blanking and press tooling. Due to continued growth they have an opportunity for an experienced Tool Room Manager.
Tool Room Manager
(Precision press tooling)
Reporting the General Manager, the Toolroom Manager will coordinate all resources within a busy domestic toolroom to ensure quality, delivery and accuracy of tooling is maintained and improved.
o You will be responsible for organising the work for a large team of press toolmakers
o Assist project engineers with new tooling projects to ensure successful launch.
o Maintain relationships with suppliers and subcontractors.
o Manage performance and expectations of the toolroom team.
o Champion training, mentoring and development of apprentices.
o Planning and control of spare budget.
This position would suit an experience Toolroom Manager or Senior Toolmaker seeking a more responsible management role. This is a hands on roll with the ability to organise and implement improvements within the toolroom.
o Time served apprenticeship, ideally educated to HNC level or above
o Hand on experience of multistage progression, single stage or draw press tools
o Good understanding of prototyping and manufacturing processes for press tooling
o Ability to manage performance of a multi-disciplinary skilled team
o Possess excellent problem solving skills and able to identify methods for improvement
o Good communication skills, ability liaise with external customers/ suppliers
o Commercial awareness and budget control
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