Tooling Shop Lead

Tooling Shop Lead

Celestica Electronics (S) Pte Ltd
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

As part of the Celestica Global Automation team, you will be the leader of a small team that responsible for making or improving different types of tools to enable the production processes within a manufacturing facility to be as efficient as possible. This may include jig, fixture, clamps or modules to obtain a more robust consistently produced part that meet the specification of the customer and likely to manage others and have some budgettary responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:
Strategy and Development
. Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice tool room
vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve
operational performance
. Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
. Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and
communicate the impact on Tool Room activities
General and Task Management
. Provide specialist technical advice and support on all aspects of Tool
design, manufacturing and estimating
. Support production and engineering with tooling/technical problems
. Supervise/Manage the running and plan activities of the tool room facilities
and toolmakers, ensuring the tool room is a safe environment in line with
health, safety and environmental requirements
. Supports Production and Engineering to manage and guarantee on time
availability of tools to ensure continuous production and increase of OEE
(Overall Equipment Effectiveness)
. Develop and manage procedural arrangements whereby proposals on
new equipment or tool design can be assessed for their impact in
performance terms
. Maximise the use of all resources, including IT and database maintenance
for tracking all tools, implementing a planned schedule of maintenance
and repair activity to ensure a computerised log is kept on faults and
service history of tools
. Implement budget for investment of new equipment and drive these
. Implement storage of tools to facilitate highest standards within the
department for good housekeeping, health, safety and environmental
. Ensure all stock items, tool inserts and spares are organised
. Oversee all work through the tool room efficiently and cost effectively and
ensure that all target dates for tooling are met
. Manufacture new tools from technical drawings to a high level of
workmanship and in an efficient, cost effective manner
. Provide quotations for new tooling, modifications and repairs
. CAD and CNC programming may be required
. Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
. Produce written reports and make presentations
. Undertake continuous training and development
. Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
. Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the tool room
products, materials and advise others of any impact
. Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for
each area of responsibility
. Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met by working to the
overall plan, including management of, and reporting
. Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
. Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety
and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and
People Management
. Manage, coach and develop a high performing tool room team that meets
agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value
and continuous improvements
. Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing
performance of direct reports
. Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
. Communicate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) from the strategic
annual plan so that each employee is aware
. Provide technical expertise to the team
. Ensure the delivery of the People Strategy within area of accountability
. Motivate and coach the team to operational success
. Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record
on appropriate systems
. Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll
out through the team so that each member of the team understands the
standards and behaviours expected of them
. Manage contractors on site to ensure they meet legal and company requirements
Financial and Budget Control
. Input and hold responsibility for Tool Room budgets align with AOP budget
. Prepare the annual Tool Room budget and forecasts and all Capital
. Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal
standards. Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects
. Responsible for achieving budget and forecast
Self Management
. Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all
other Company policies and procedures
. Support encourage, develop team and take ownership for team cohesion
. Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere
. Anticipates and overcomes obstacles
. Makes useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions
. Embraces personal challenge
. Confident, rounded thinking
. Is self aware
. A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate others
. Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude
Tooling Shop Lead Requirements:
. Bachelor's degree in engineering or a relevant discipline
. 5 years of working with Tooling or machine shop
. The ability to work independently and to collaborate with others.
. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and technical skills.
. Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Kaizen,lean manufacturing
. Understanding of manufacturing and procurement/supply chain
. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
. Expectation of travel to vendor/supplier locations is less than 1025% of time, however may be exceeded in exceptional circumstances to meet project needs

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Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law). At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them. COMPANY OVERVIEW: Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world's best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development - from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers. Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted. Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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