To plan, organize and direct the tooling improvements and activities RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop executable projects to improve the performance of tooling components. Work with the Product Development Engineers to execute projects and facilitate new mold start-ups. Maintain constant contact with outside vendors to obtain quotes, ensure delivery dates are met, and verify quality workmanship. Work with Tool Room to set priorities for the repairs of the molds. Work with Tool Room groups to develop and follow preventive maintenance programs. Make recommendations for capital needs in the Tool Room to the Thermoforming and or Thermoforming Engineering Manager. Evaluate down time and efficiency reports to determine productivity levels and areas requiring special attention. Coordinate efforts with other groups in maintenance, scheduling, molding, printing, etc. Keep the Tool Room personnel informed on pertinent activities and information. Assist Human Resources Department with screening and interviewing potential employees for the Tool Room. Assist the Tooling and Engineering Departments at other Berry facilities when needed. Develop new Tool Room policies as necessary to ensure safety and efficiency. Oversee the development and training of new employees and direct the employees in their work habits. Enforce all company policies, work rules, safety rules and good working practices. Work with vendors and suppliers for the Tool Room and order supplies as needed. Keep proper records on changes and maintenance performed on all molds. Training in this position requires a thorough understanding of the above responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS: Positive attitude towards hard work, authority, team work and responsibility Sincere, dependable and motivated Four year college degree in engineering –OR- equivalent work experience. Must have a good work & attendance record. Good problem solving & analytical skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 5+ years’ experience in thermoforming tooling Other tooling experience Management experience Previous experience with lathes, mills, and grinders CAD experience (preferably SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD) Mechanical ability. PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to work around grease, oils, inks, and solvents without adverse reaction. Must have good manual dexterity. Visual acuity of at least 20/50 for distance (corrected or uncorrected) and a minimal near vision ability to read 10 – 12 point font at a distance of 12 – 18 inches.
Location Lawrence, KS 66049 US (Primary)
Shift Type 1st Shift Category Engineering Career Level Supervisor Job Classification Salary Travel 0 - 10% Exemption Type Exempt Education Professional Salary Range