Tooling Operations Manager


About our Client

Our client is one of the world’s leading contract manufacturing service providers servicing Medical, Automotive, Consumer, Electronics, Aerospace and Industrial Industries. In their 50-year history they have become a multi-billion company with facilities across the globe. They currently house the largest automated manufacturing cell in North America!

Summary & Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for effectively managing all strategic operational processes and resourcing relating to the Connecticut Tool Shop and leading an organization in order to achieve and maintain operational excellence. This includes but is not limited to- P&L Management, Staffing, Training, Support of ISO 9001 certification, improving OTD, implementing Machine PM regimen, and above all delivering innovative, quality tooling solutions to our internal and external customers around the globe.    
  • Management of new injection mold tooling requisitions from prototype of complex designs through full-scale production.
  • Responsible for improvements, major repairs or ECN's to the molds.
  • Implementation of preventive maintenance for machinery used in the manufacture of molds.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements including but not limited to researching, designing, modifying, testing manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing tooling and processing/machining methodologies.
  • Implementation of quality and safety improvements in training for tool room team.
  • Generation and implementation of cost reduction measures
  • Travel up to 15%


  • 10 + years of experience managing an injection molding facility or high-end machine shop
  • Familiar with highspeed (CNC) soft and hard mills, edm machining, plastic injection mold assembly, manual inspection, manual grinding, mold design, and other relevant machining technologies.
  • Software used daily: Cimatron, Solid works, Unigraphics, MS Office


  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement