Tool Room Manager

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Mukwonago, WI, US, 53149

Company: Aptar Group

Position Summary


Ensures mold fleet is maintained, repaired, and improved within allotted schedules and budgets, achieving on-time repairs at world-class cavitation levels in a safe, efficient, environment.  Selects, trains, develops, and leads staff to meet KPIs.  Works closely with other departments (Ex.: Engineering, Production, Quality, Scheduling, etc.) as a part of plant’s leadership group to meet and exceed objectives.   

Job Elements & Position Responsibilities

  • Manages all Tool room activities and personnel including execution of Tooling Preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance plans of all internal and external tooling.
  • Manage State apprenticeship program
  • Manage sampling lab and personnel
  • Ensures EHS+S is effective and an integral part of culture resulting in a safe, clean, organized Tool Room
  • Selects, trains, develops, and leads staff to meet goals in 24/7 environment 
  • Maintains, repairs, rebuilds, and improves mold components, hot runners, and overall molds with Tool Room staff and outside vendors
  • Develop and constantly improves Preventative/Predictive Maintenance program
  • Effectively applies Lean Principles and Aptar Best Practices
  • Purchases and updates state-of-the-art equipment and tools
  • Effectively interfaces all other departments and leadership team to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Working knowledge of SQF and GMP procedures
  • Effective spare parts management, documentation, project management, and budget management
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree or 5-7 years of tool and die and leadership experience in a high-cavitation injection molding environment and actively working towards earning Degree.
  • Skills
    • Strong leadership and communication skills
    • Proven technical capabilities and troubleshooting skills with high-cavitation, close tolerance, fast cycle molds
    • Preventive and predictive maintenance knowledge and experience
    • Organizational and project management skills
    • Training and development skills
    • Supplier management skills
    • Good computer, MRP/SAP-ALM related skills
    • Lean Principles (5S, SMED, Standard Work, CI, Poka-Yoke etc.)

Travel:  Sometimes

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee