Injection Mold & Tool Room Manager

Direct Hire


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university with focus in business management and/or minimum of five years of experience in a management level position in injection molding industry
  • Injection molding processing and tooling setup and repair experience required.
  • The ideal candidate will lead all aspects of the injection molding department including the mold and tooling area
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for the safety of all mold setup techs, process techs, leads, backup leads and utility operators
  • Indirectly responsible for safety of all others
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Companies core values
  • Perform improvement activities to track and improve changeover times in Injection
  • Create and sustain spare parts inventory for molds to minimize downtime while controlling costs
  • Lead all mold and tooling analysis and communicate to plant manager how to improve quality, cycle time and cavitation
  • Lead all activities to improve quality, cycle time, and cavitation (service calls, sending parts out, etc)
  • Cooperate and collaborate with maintenance to troubleshoot and resolve operation issues
  • Cooperate with the materials team to effectively and efficiently produce quality product
  • Provide assistance with engineering samples and mold tests when needed.
  • Provide ownership and input of injection molding process and equipment for the reduction of defects, overall process improvement, and/or the reduction of downtime.
  • Ability to perform basic molding machine and injection mold maintenance.
  • Experience in developing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assist, mentor and train employees of Injection Molding area to help develop and improve processes.
  • Performs other administrative tasks and special projects as assigned.

Position Requirements and Skills

  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Stable work history
  • Good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of plastic processing equipment, plastic resins and molds
  • Knowledge of set-up and tear-down procedures of molds
  • Ability to read and understand work instruction and do basic math
  • Basic keyboarding and computer skills
  • Requires standing, repeated reaching and twisting, hand movement throughout entire shift.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Basic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).  
  • Must be reliable, dependable, and safety oriented.
  • Must be flexible in working hours including overtime, holidays, and different shifts as required.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


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