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Lead Tool Maker


*This role is eligible for a $3,500 Sign-on Bonus*

Phillips Medisize is looking for a Lead Tool Maker to coordinate the workflow, activities, and personnel in the toolroom and mold maintenance.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Work with mold manufacturing and/or repair team, mold technicians, engineers, production team, and others to determine the root cause of problems and provide solutions
  • Provide direction and leadership to the tooling department; including establishing clear objectives, managing performance, effective communication, fostering a team environment, talent acquisition, career development, and addressing disciplinary issues
  • Ensure that molds are properly cleaned, lubricated, assembled, and staged for production runs
  • Prioritize workflow to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Determine most efficient tooling actions to be taken while considering long-term effects, mold life expectancy, time available, and procedures and equipment available
  • Coordinate mold revisions and repairs with outside vendors when resources limit available action in-house
  • Obtain pertinent information that will assist in the mold manufacture/revision/repair.
  • Participate in budget planning and capital requests for tool room equipment and supplies
  • Coordinate team’s continuous improvement efforts
  • Ensure the mold storage system is organized and updated
  • Must be able to support various shifts when needed

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5+ years of tool and die experience required

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 2+ years of experience managing, supervising, and/or leading people required
  • Completion of a technical apprenticeship program, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with injection molding preferred
  • Experience in mold repair and/or servicing nice to have

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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