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Maintenance Supervisor

The Maintenance Supervisor is directly responsible for overseeing the efforts of the maintenance mechanics on the afternoon/evening shifts who install, repair or service property or machinery. The Maintenance Supervisor will oversee and direct maintenance activities in the facilities and production areas and services in order to obtain optimum productivity and quality levels while complying with customer specifications.

The primary responsibilities will be to ensure facilities and equipment is maintained to ensure safe and efficient production.

The Maintenance Supervisor will report directly to the Maintenance Manager. The Maintenance Supervisor will be required to support multiple projects, IATF 16949 standards, safety, and product improvements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of utilities
  • Support project launch strategy
  • Support and maintain project time line
  • Provide support for all pre-production builds requiring components and/or services from the manufacturing site
  • Provide P.M. for facilities and production equipment
  • Review and provide input on new equipment
  • Support schedule mold changes as required by production
  • Support cost savings programs for the manufacturing site
  • Work approved sub-contracted vendors
  • Upkeep of building, grounds, and production equipment
  • Coordinate training and skill improvements within the skilled trades
  • Coordinate apprenticeship education and training
  • Timely completion and implementation of projects
  • Achieve goals and objectives relating to cost and timing
  • Achieve project expectation and requirements for all elements of PPAP, IATF 16949 and other elements relating to product launch
  • Overall housekeeping of maintenance and production areas
  • Efficient supply and distribution of utilities including water, steam, electricity, natural gas, compressed air and waste disposal.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree – technical required or equivalent experience.
  • minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • High product launch exposure a plus.
  • Plastics experience preferred.

Shipping & Receiving Coordinator

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Shipping & Receiving Coordinator for 2nd shift at our Beloit, WI location.

Responsibilities of the shipping & receiving coordinator:

•Prepare and print daily load sheets, analyzing inventory and ensuring material is ready to ship to support customer requirements.

•Responsible for accurately and timely responding to on-line customer’s supply chain systems.

•Responsible for maintaining, monitoring and reacting to customer delivery ratings.

•Lead record integrity through cycle count, root cause analysis and development of corrective actions for WIP and end items.

•Responsible for unloading trucks, accepting deliveries, unpacking containers and ensuring material is delivered to location as needed.

•Interface with external supply partners & customers to manage and reconcile all issues related to shipping and receiving.

•Ensure each part and packaging type has a location and is properly labeled.

•Responsible for ensuring warehouse is organized and orderly on a daily basis.

•Ensure packing lists for incoming material are checked for accurate information including part counts, purchase order and pertinent information.

•Perform all other functions as required; included are any work assignments relating to the efficient flow of work within TMD, Inc.

Qualifications of the shipping & receiving coordinator:

•One (1) year or more experience in a complex Tier 1 or Tier 1 Automotive OEM parts production facility.

•Knowledge of automotive processes (EDI, PPAP, etc.).

•Understanding of manufacturing processes and bills of material.

•Experience with MRP and scheduling systems (MAPICS a plus).

•Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

•Strong analytical & mathematical skills.

•Good verbal and written communication skills.

Manufacturing Engineer

We have an excellent opportunity for experienced Manufacturing Engineers to join our team in Bowling Green, OH.

Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Participate in identifying open items issues
  • Evaluate and implement process/product improvements
  • Work with the team to develop tooling and poka yoke methods
  • Authorize engineering change notices (deviations), process alerts, purchase orders, equipment spare parts inventory, and personnel training requests
  • Support plant safety rules, procedures and standards
  • Involved with assigned project launch strategies, capital needs, program timing in support of all APQP, PPAP, and ISO/TS16949 requirements
  • Continuous improvement of assembly and molding processes and trouble-shooting of blow molding equipment.
  • Position offers the opportunity to get involved in APQP through team participation, planning new processes to achieve high efficiency and quality.
  • Manufacturing engineer will lead the Kaizen efforts utilizing multi-disciplined teams.

Manufacturing Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – technical required.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Product launch exposure a plus.
  • Blow molding experience required. Four-year mechanical engineering or electrical engineering degree is required.

Production Superintendent

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced production superintendent to join our team in Jefferson, OH.

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting targets developed from the business plan.
  • Responsible for meeting metrics provided by Plant Manager.
  • Manages the Production Supervisors, Assembly Lead,
  • Responsible for working directly with the Quality Manager, Maintenance Manager, M.E., and the Technical Manager to develop corrective actions
  • Coordinate corrective action activities to solve and prevent production delays.
  • Responsible for reporting data for the established metrics per our quality system.
  • Reviews Supervisor production reports to ensure efficiency and identify problems.
  • Responsible for the sustainment of the 5S philosophy.
  • Responsible for the Safety culture of the production floor
  • Perform annual reviews with direct reports and update roles and responsibilities as needed to meet customer requirements.

Job qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or four years related experience
  • Supervisory skills to coach and develop all levels of the department to achieve goals.
  • Maintain a team-oriented working environment that allows for individual differences and provides for individual growth.
  • Ability to identify urgent or emerging problems, develop alternative corrective actions and engage appropriate colleagues in the timely implementation of corrective actions.
  • Strong analytical & mathematical skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Process Technician

The Process Technician will be responsible for providing technical support for all aspects of production. Responsibility for new products begins with the first production build via customer production releases.

The primary responsibilities will be to troubleshoot injection and blow molding process and make adjustments to the process to increase overall quality and productivity goals as established thereby obtaining optimum productivity and quality levels while complying with customer specifications.

In addition, the Process Technician will assist in achieving product target cost; improve efficiency, identifying possible production problems for existing products. Monitor the input and output variables of the process, including advanced product inspection, optimizing product and process quality consistent with the company’s Total Quality Systems, procedures and customer requirements.

Job Functions

  • Support and enforce with consistency the plant safety process and rules, local labor agreement and Toledo Molding & Die policies and procedures.
  • Provide support for all pre-production builds requiring components and/or services from the manufacturing site.
  • Assist with training of both technical and production in processing standards.
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance with customer specifications and approved processes.
  • Assure that production schedules are met. Act with a high sense of urgency, in particular with respect to customer needs.
  • Achieve project expectation and requirements for all elements of PPAP, TS16949 and ISO 14000.
  • Weekly program status reports (i.e., performance, open items, corrective action plans, etc.).
  • Maintain technical log for product/processes assigned, as required.
  • Maintain records for primary tools (molds) and selected secondary equipment.
  • Troubleshoot injection molding process and correct where deviant. Adjust closed-loop process control systems where applicable.
  • Troubleshoot robotic unloading; provide enhancements to increase robot system efficiency and performance.
  • Enhance the process to increase cycle efficiency, press performance, tool performance, operator performance, and material performance.
  • Troubleshoot issues with secondary equipment (post molding assembly)
  • Provide technical instructions to maintain part stability.
  • Provide detailed and structured documentation of process corrections and enhancements as required and/or assigned.
  • Measure outputs and evaluate process control and capability.
  • Troubleshoot out of control conditions, machine deficiencies and product non-conformities.
  • Responsible for new mold start up, sampling, process trouble shooting, optimizing cycles and set-ups as well as performing molding and machine safety checks.
  • Assist with mold/color changes
  • Develop process improvements through employee involvement and support all plant continuous improvement efforts as assigned.
  • As required provide leadership and direction to production employees by actively working with and effectively communicating to ensure quality product.
  • Function as a Team Member of the Shift Technical Team, supporting processing and quality needs in a Lean Environment Actively participate in and support the implementation and maintenance of the company’s documented quality system as appropriate.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Ensure strict compliance with plant housekeeping standards.
  • Maintain a plant culture that embraces the values of honesty, trust, mutual respect, employee involvement and flexibility.

Qualifications Desired:

  • High School degree required, some college a plus.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Hands-on processing skills including new mold startup, sampling, troubleshooting, optimizing cycles, set-ups.
  • Experienced with wide range of molding machines – 500 – 3500 ton presses.
  • Experience with class A surface parts and color a plus.
  • Blow molding experience preferred.

Manufacturing Engineer

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for their assigned manufacturing processes and new product launch project management. Through input from the customer, corporate support groups, plant staff, and production employees the Manufacturing Engineer will review process controls, emphasize continuous improvement through Lean Manufacturing methodology and Kaizen activities, participate in the development of cell layouts, set up reduction (SMED), lead time reduction and improve productivity through waste reduction. In addition the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for achieving product target cost, improved efficiency and identifying possible production problems for existing products within their scope of accountability.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be involved with helping to determine project capital needs, launch strategies, project timing, process flows, labor and machine standards as well as proposed plans for changes to the process, equipment, molds, and tooling to ensure reliability and compatibility with existing Toledo Molding and Die standards/systems.

Job Functions:

  • Support and maintain project time line
  • Participate in identifying open items issues
  • Review mold and secondary fixture design and make recommendations
  • Develop workflow, effective layout and optimize processes
  • Evaluate and implement process/product improvements
  • Work with the team to develop tooling and poka yoke methods
  • Assist with training of both technical and production in processing standards
  • Develop short and long term strategy to support customer requirements
  • Authorize engineering change notices (deviations), process alerts, purchase orders, equipment spare parts inventory, and personnel training requests
  • Support plant safety rules, procedures and standards
  • Involved with assigned project launch strategies, capital needs, program timing in support of all APQP, PPAP, and ISO/TS16949 requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – technical required.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience
  • Injection Molding and / or blow molding experience preferred.

Maintenance Technician

 

Maintenance Technician

Job Description: > Toledo Molding & Die have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our team.

Location:
Beloit WI

Occupational Category: : Manufacturing

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of manufacturing and facilities maintenance,* preferably in automotive parts but not required
  • Must have basic and hands-on experience with troubleshooting and repair in the following areas:
    • electrical/electronic systems
    • pneumatics
    • hydraulics
    • mechanics
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs
  • Operate material handling equipment, machinery and powered equipment
  • Must follow Lock Tag Try
  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift

Wages: > $20 – $26 and hour depending on work history

Bonus & Incentives: In addition, TMD will pay you a bonus of $500 after 6 months of employment!

Date Posted: 2019-09-19

Maintenance Technician

 

Maintenance Technician

Job Description: > Toledo Molding & Die is currently hiring an experienced maintenance technician in Jefferson, OH.

The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety and productive maintenance systems and processes to support business goals and objectives.

Location:
Jefferson OH

Occupational Category: : Manufacturing

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situation to proper supervision.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and overtime when needed.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.

Requirements:

  • Associate degree in industrial maintenance a plus.
  • 4 years of experience in manufacturing environment; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics a plus.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding related and required maintenance documents.
  • Requires the ability to perform job responsibilities safely.

Wages: > BOE

Date Posted: 2019-09-16

Production Operators

 

Production Operator

Job Description: Toledo Molding & Die is looking for Production Operators in their Delphos, OH location!

Location:
Delphos OH

Occupational Category: : Manufacturing

Production Operator Responsibilities:

  • Follow written process instruction sheets.
  • Account and record production and scrap counts.
  • Operate a molding press or assembly line operation.
  • Complete auxiliary operation including but not limited to assembly and decoration work, heat staking, stapling, etc.
  • Inspect parts to meet customer quality standards.
  • Use hand tools including: knives, nippers, and torque guns.
  • Maintain production speed on or in support of assembly line/customer requirements.
  • Pack parts into boxes with accurate counts of pieces per layer/box/skid.
  • Keep and record accurate SPC and scrap records.
  • Help move equipment and part set-up during process change.
  • Maintain plant and area cleanliness.
  • Reject contaminated or damaged end item containers. Return to shipping for cleaning or repair.
  • Other supervisor directed tasks.
  • Remove and clean contaminated containers.
  • Operate bar code scanners as needed.
  • Sweep floors.
  • Clean machinery.
  • Rework, inspect, and/ or repack parts.
  • Other supervisor directed tasks.

Requirements:

  • Complete required documentation as needed for job.
  • Be able to work 3rd shift
  • Lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 lbs.
  • Step on and off work platforms
  • Full range of motion (bend, squat, reach etc.)
  • Work 40 hours per week and overtime when necessary

Wages: > $12.90 to $13.40 in first year.

Bonus & Incentives:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Life insurance
  • Sickness & accident insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(K) plan

Date Posted: 2019-09-10

We are also accepting applications Monday – Friday from 8AM – 4PM. Applications are available in the lobby at 24086 ST. Rt. 697, Delphos, OH 45833.

Production Operator

 

Production Operator

Job Description: Toledo Molding & Die is now hiring full-time production operators at its Fayetteville, TN facility. Positions available on 2nd (3pm-11pm) and 3rd (11pm-7am) shifts. We are willing to train employees who will show up for work and are willing to learn new skills in a safe, stable work environment.

Location:
Fayetteville TN

Occupational Category: Manufacturing

Production Operator Responsibilities:

  • Positions require employees to stand and walk throughout the shift and carry up to 20 pounds on a repetitive basis. Must be able to read and follow written instructions and perform basic math calculations.

Requirements:

  • Previous factory experience preferred but not required

Wages: >$12.30/hour to start.

Bonus & Incentives:

  • No employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan
  • Traditional PPO plan available
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • life insurance

Date Posted: 2019-09-10

Preference will be given to local candidates.

Please apply in person at 11 East Park Lane, Fayetteville, TN 37334. No phone calls please. EOE