1+ months

Tool Section Leader

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Job Title: Tool Section Leader

Job Code: UN5019

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job Description:

Under general supervision of Tool Design Supervisor or cognizant Manager, the Tool Section Leader coordinates tool activities in accordance with production requirements to ensure timely design and implementation of appropriate, high quality tooling 

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates tool design activities of subordinate tool design draftsman to meet production requirements and scheduling. 
  • Designs gauges, jigs, fixtures and dies for production use. 
  • Maintains complete and accurate tooling records. 
  • Trains and leads subordinates in the proper design of tools and other requirements. 
  • Monitors activities of subordinates to ensure appropriate and quality designs. 
  • Studies new product designs to ascertain appropriate and economic production methods. 
  • Evaluates various tooling alternatives and selects most suitable for use. 
  • Orders all tooling required for parts, and is responsible for machine and tool design, and cost estimation.
  • Adherence to revision control and scanning developed documents for viewing into the appropriate database.
  • Assists manufacturing engineers in solution of tool related problems.
  • Assists Manager of Sustaining / Manufacturing Engineering in dealing with outside tool vendors concerning tool design problems and approvals. 
  • May approve tool designs from outside vendors as per SPD specifications.
  • Must have a working knowledge of molding tools.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Technical Degree and Machine Shop experience a Plus
    • Thorough knowledge of drafting, machinist and machine shop practices, filing, detailed record-keeping, miscellaneous office skills as required. 
    • Word-processing (WORD and EXCEL) and general Personal Computer skills are required. 
    • A working knowledge of various business machines such copiers, fax machines, plotters etc.
    • Experience in Solid Works is suggested. 

      This is a bargaining-unit represented position, therefore, salary offered is in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Starting rate is $31.98/hr ($27.98/hour base rate plus a $4.00/hr skill trade adder), with room for increase after successful completion of a 90-day probationary period.


Posted: 2020-06-12 Expires: 2020-08-12

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