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Engineering Technician

TMD has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Engineering Technician to join our team.

Engineering Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding what the customers goals are for a build or equipment build (I.E. what kinds of vision systems they are wanting to use, barcode scanning, particular sensors)
  • Establish a timeline for a project build
  • Acquiring quotes for components from vendors for submission to the Engineering Manager.
  • Establish a baseline BOM for the build
  • Deciding if certain components can be outsourced to save company money or built internally.
  • Discuss the timeline on a weekly basis with the Engineering Manager. Balance work time on internal issues, along with maintaining a timeline on new equipment builds.
  • Design and build programming for equipment, maintaining a database on server of updated program revisions for maintenance to access.
  • Integrate sensors and components into new PLC program or existing equipment.
  • Have thorough understanding of HMI programming associated with the PLC program.
  • Build messaging status indicators that allow maintenance an easy understanding and troubleshooting of machine cycles.
  • Wiring and installing components on builds and wiring/updating existing equipment.

Engineering Technician Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of college with strong math, mechanical and/or engineering aptitude
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Two years of hands-on experience with maintenance and repair of blow and/or injection molding equipment with working knowledge of machine controls and systems plus basic computer skills

Production Supervisor

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Supervisor to join our team at our plant in Tiffin, OH.

Production Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Assures that safe operating procedures are followed by all employees
  • Communicate with supervisors on other shifts
  • Follow the priorities on the production schedule
  • Input, review, and e-mail production data for the shift
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee training
  • Address employee issues, including discipline where necessary
  • Perform process audits to make sure employees are following instructions
  • Electronic review and approval of employee time and attendance
  • Performs production recording
  • Addresses shift quality issues
  • Attendance tracking and counseling

Production Supervisor Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Open to working afternoons
  • Associates Degree preferred

Corporate Material, Planning & Logistics Project Analyst

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Material, Planning & Logistics (MP&L) Project Analyst to join our team at our corporate headquarters in Toledo, OH.

Corporate MP&L Project Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Liaison between TMD customers and production plants
  • Maintain Future 3 information
  • Support training for users
  • Support day to day shipping operations
  • Review releases
  • Manage manual releases
  • Update packaging and customer’s systems

Corporate MP&L Project Analyst Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 3+ years of MP&L and shipping experience
  • Computer skills
  • Experience in Future 3 and customer B&B systems preferred

Accounts Payable Clerk

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join our team at our plant in Delphos, OH.

Accounts Payable Responsibilities:

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices
  • Process check requests
  • 1099 maintenance
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Compile routine analytical reports
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Accounts Payable Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in an accounting environment
  • Associates degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Excel
  • Knowledge of AS400 application preferred

Production Operators

PRODUCTION OPERATORS wanted in Delphos, Ohio.

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.
  • Complete required documentation as needed for job.
  • Operate bar code scanners as needed.
  • Sweep floors.
  • Clean machinery.
  • Rework, inspect, and/ or repack parts.
  • Other supervisor directed tasks.
  • Work 40 hours per week and overtime when necessary
  • Be able to work afternoon and midnight shifts
  • Full range of motion (bend, squat, reach etc.)
  • Step on and off work platforms
  • Lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 lbs.

Toledo Molding and Die offers:

  • $12.50 to $13.40 in first year.
  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Life insurance
  • Sickness & accident insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(K) plan

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

 

Manufacturing Engineer

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced manufacturing engineer to join our team at our plant in Delphos, OH.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support for all aspects of production from design release forward. The incumbent will be accountable for engineering activities in the area of injection and blow molding, drilling operations, heat staking, welding and assembly, in order to obtain optimum productivity and quality levels while complying with customer specifications.

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.
  • Four-year mechanical engineering degree is required.

Production Supervisor

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced production supervisor to join our team.

The Production Supervisor will work directly with the production employees, maintenance / tool & die set personnel and the management team to ensure the successful production of the customer’s part per the customer’s requirements. The supervisor will interface with the hourly workforce to develop a team atmosphere while insuring that company policies, procedures and regulations are consistently upheld.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in the establishing capital needs, developing project timing, reviewing employees’ performance, employee involvement and appropriate communications relating to employee concerns.

Responsibilites:

  • Support and enforce with consistency the plant safety process and rules, and Toledo Molding & Die policies and procedures. Administer corrective action when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and direction to production employees by actively working with and effectively communicating to ensure quality product.
  • Maintain production requirements while minimizing scrap levels.
  • Efficient manpower utilization – both direct and indirect.
  • Develop process improvements through employee involvement and support all plant continuous improvement efforts as assigned.
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance to customer specifications and approved processes.
  • Participate in and support the ISO 14000 and TS16949 systems.
  • Effective and diligent employee training/development
  • Accurate and timely completion of all shift paperwork and reports
  • Issue process improvements and cost reductions as required
  • Support root cause analysis and proper resolution to conflict.
  • When required, be able to report in review meetings manufacturing results with supportive details and corrective action plans outlined.
  • Challenge traditional boundaries and eliminate barriers which do not promote continuous improvement of the enterprise.
  • Assure that production schedules are met. Act with a high sense of urgency, in particular with respect to customer needs.
  • 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:

  • High School degree required, some college a plus.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Plastics experience preferred.
  • Must be willing to work 3rd shift.

Maintenance Technician

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our team.

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

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

Tool & Die Maker

We have an excellent opportunity for experienced Tool & Die Maker to join our team in Wisconsin. Toledo Molding and Die will be supplying the Fiat-Chrysler assembly Plant in Belvidere, Illinois.

The successful candidate must be capable of reading and analyzing blue prints or sketches in order to maintain/repair injection molds, design and fabricate gages, jigs and fixtures. Must be experienced in new mold startup, sampling, troubleshooting, optimizing cycles and be experienced with a wide range of molding machines (150 – 3500 ton presses). The successful candidate shall maintain an understanding of current technology as related to job responsibilities. Good communication skills are a must.

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.