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Tool and Die Maker Lead

Columbus, OH

Position Summary:

The Tool and Die Maker Lead supervises activities of Tool and Die Journymen, providing skilled support.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
40% Perform preventative maintenance, cleaning inspection, reconstruction and restoration of dies.
20% Lead, motivate and direct employees using effective performance management techniques, including establishing expectations and goals, providing recognition and feedback, and addressing performance problems. Coach, encourage, and develop employees according to their unique interests and strengths. Empower employees to take responsibility for their career and performance. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback. Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members and the organization.
10% Oversee the setup, repair, maintenance and operation of progressive dies.
10% Responsible for cross training, teaching and coaching their staff to work productively both as part of a team and individually; Reviewing daily/weekly plant/cell goals with associates. Effective and timely communication of appropriate information daily, weekly and monthly to all direct reports peers and management by utilizing informal and formal communications – one on ones, huddles, meetings, memos, etc.
10% Review, prioritization, and execution of daily operations; Coordinate and administer daily interaction between the assigned area of responsibility, across shifts, and all other plant departments.
5% Coordinate ordering of tool room supplies, as needed.
5% Coordinate tooling work contracted to outside vendors.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
3-4 Years Related Experience and/or Training

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Math Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis
Lean Manufacturing Knowledge of Elimination of waste, Continuous Improvement, 6S, Kaizen & Kanban.
Interpersonal Skills The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Reasoning Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving variables encountered during the manufacturing process.
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Ability to identify options for solving a problem encountered during the manufacturing process. The ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to ColumbusCareers@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 3/15/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.