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Mold Making Leader

Division: Tooling Solutions | Plant Name: Windsor Mold Malden

Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada | Posted Date: 2022-10-24

Overview

WMG Technologies Tooling Solutions brings 50+ years of manufacturing experience and expertise, providing innovative solutions for complex applications to the global market. Come join our growing team in a technology driven environment committed to investing in people, equipment and processes. WMG Technologies offers competitive wages, overtime after 40 hours, company matched pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation & holidays, Employee Assistance Programs, tuition subsidies, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports to: Mold Making Supervisor
  • Oversee day to day operations of the Mold Making group including:
  • Scheduling and planning activity;
  • Monitoring job status and ensuring accuracy of the schedule;
  • Monitoring budgets and financial performance;
  • Oversee quality of all mold making activity;
  • Set clear goals for the team;
  • Help motivate team members;
  • Leverage team member strengths and help develop weaknesses;
  • Provide people leadership to all team members in the mold making group including, training, development, performance management, and discipline
  • Support continuous improvement efforts in Moldmaking, Spotting, Handwork, and Prep as well as cross functionally in Engineering and Machining;
  • Demonstrates teamwork, leadership and mentorship skills necessary for developing effective and productive teams and ensuring high employee morale;
  • Attends tryouts at customer facilities to support, troubleshoot and repair plastic injection molds
  • Is widely seen as trusted and operating with integrity;
  • Demonstrates knowledge on the customer, the commodity, and the specific job;
  • Lead by example in all functions;
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned or required;

Education/Qualifications
  • Mold Making Certificate required
  • 10 yrs. minimum mold making experience in a progressive, dynamic environment.
  • 3 yrs. experience in leading plastic injection tool manufacturing is considered an asset
  • Experience leading teams and driving continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment
  • Project management experience considered an asset
  • Experience assessing manufacturing processes and driving improvements
  • Process oriented
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to train and develop employees
  • Able to multitask efficiently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to delegate tasks appropriately
  • Strong technical skills
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for their work
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

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