Assistant Tool Room Manager

Website Magna International

Assistant Tool Room Manager Job Highlights

Title Assistant Tool Room Manager
Type Full Time
Experience 5-10 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Bowling Green, OH, United States
Company Magna International

Company Profile

Magna International is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and is dedicated to delivering mobility solutions. The company’s competitive capabilities include body exteriors and structures, power and vision technologies, seating systems, and complete vehicle solutions.

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to global customers.

Job Profile

The company is searching for an Assistant Tool Room Manager who will assist the Tool Room Manager in providing tool and die support to all other departments to ensure that customer schedules and projects are completed timely.

To assist in overall leadership of the Tool and Die Department and assist cold stamp, hot stamp, lasers, and assembly departments in meeting safety, quality, and productivity goals.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years of certified Tool and Die Journeyman status experience is required

Work Experience

  • 5-10 years of proven prior supervisory-level experience in tool room operations (required)


  • Assists in the performance evaluation of tool room personnel.
  • Assists with all continuous product and process improvements related to the tool room.
  • Assists with the coordination with customers, suppliers, engineering, quality, maintenance, and other related in-house services to problem-solve issues to minimize production disruptions and downtime.
  • Assists with the management and supervision of tool room personnel to maintain production dies and related equipment in a condition to produce parts at the required quality level and available for scheduled production.
  • Assists with the proper scheduling and standard work instructions for tool room personnel.
  • Ensure proper communication with tool room personnel on and between shifts.
  • Ensures quality of work completed by tool room personnel.
  • Oversees the training of all tool and die apprentices.
  • Promote and practice “safety first” by immediately addressing any hazards, defective equipment, or unsafe conditions within the department.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the tool room operations for assigned shifts and areas as assigned by the Tool Room Manager.
  • Work with the maintenance team to maintain presses and other production equipment to be in a reliable working condition for scheduled production.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Responsibilities-

  • Adhere to and comply with and exceed where possible all applicable federal, state, and OSHA environmental, health and safety laws, regulations, external and internal standards, and other requirements in all of its operations that relate to its health, safety, and environmental aspects
  • Conduct accident/incident investigations and implement corrective actions and Continued Improvements
  • Conduct monthly safety inspections and implement corrective actions
  • Correct or commends health and safety performance
  • Correct unsafe acts or conditions
  • Ensure Team Members use or wear the protective equipment required by Vehtek Systems Advise Team Members of any potential hazards and/or provide written instructions as to the measures to protect the Team Member
  • Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a Team Member and report any known contravention out of their control to their department manager


  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent die repair, die maintenance, and diagnostic skills
  • Knowledge of departmental processes and procedures

Other Qualifications-

  • Able to calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages and proportions
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, team members, suppliers and customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to prepare, read, and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures, and guidelines
  • Able to use computer and software as required
  • Able to work flexible and additional hours as needed
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive team member relations
  • Must have excellent human management skills, be decisive, and lead by example

Work Environment

  • Flexible and additional hours as required
  • Personal support for three shifts and weekend production schedules
  • The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as needed on the plant floor, in meetings, and with team members, suppliers, management, and customers
  • The work environment includes office and plant environment. The plant floor is characterized by temperature extreme, loud noise, and considerable tow motor traffic.

Employer’s Statement

Magna International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company hires on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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