Tooling Supervisor

3 weeks ago
# of Openings
Ventra Ionia Main LLC

Scope of the Position

The Tooling Supervisor coordinates and oversees the activities of the employees engaged in operating machines/equipment for general die maintenance and repair at the press machines and assists the Tool Manager to ensure that production rates, schedules, quality, quantity and safety requirements are met.


  • Proficient in all department operations, providing absence relief when required.
  • Develops or revises standard operational practices and observes associates to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Conducts “on-the-job” training.
  • Understands the policies for disciplinary action following guidelines and administering.
  • Identifies problems and applies corrective action.
  • Monitors employee performance and conducts evaluations of employees performance.
  • Reviews reports and resolves operational manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum cost or delays.
  • Conducts all responsibilities held by a department supervisor.
  • Complies, stores and retrieves departmental records and maintains confidentiality.
  • Completes required departmental documentation.
  • Has general awareness of safety requirements and regulations.
  • Understands the requirements and uses of Personal Protective Equipment. 
  • Responsible for proper collection, disposal and management of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.
  • Has general awareness and knowledge of ISO14001/TS16949, environmental standards, and how it affects the department.
  • Has completed the overview for statistical process control.
  • Trained on work instructions and easily identifies location of work instructions in department.
  • Understands the work order system and follows through on work order completion.
  • Develops PM schedules for Tools and equipment.
  • Completes weekly Safety Inspections and Observations
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Skilled Trades Certificate or Associates Degree in Tooling and five to eight years related work experience in a tooling environment.  
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and workers’ compensation legislation.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
  • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with attention to detail. Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
  • Troubleshooting ability is required
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Overtime as required      























































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