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Tooling Supervisor

Job Number:  67169
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

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About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the Molding Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:

Your Responsibilities

•    To exhibit an objective, fair and professional attitude that exemplifies the principles outlined in The MAGNA Employee’s Charter to maintain a positive and productive workplace.
•    To follow Decostar policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
•    Ensure that you follow company policies and business objectives in the daily supervision of the operations of the company.
•    To exhibit teamwork and leadership skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    To demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    To support all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.
•    To perform daily cross-functional job assignments as required and per the department’s established procedures and work instructions.
•    Ensure a spirit of respect, cooperation, ethical conduct and fair dealing in all our operations between our internal, external customers and suppliers.

Who we are looking for

•    To direct and follow Decostar Industries health and safety policies and procedures that provide for a safe and healthful workplace for all Decostar Industries employees, contractors and visitors.
•    Exemplify the Charter principle for a safe and healthful workplace by correcting unsafe behaviors, eliminate or reduce the possibility of an employee injury due to hazardous conditions.
•    Immediately respond, in a positive and proactive manner to any Decostar employee’s health and safety concern or suggestion. 
•    Immediacy report any accidents, incidents or near misses to the Safety Department and complete the required Accident Reporting Forms within 24 hours.
•    Complete all required safety-related inspections. 
•    Do not install or make changes to any equipment or machinery that may jeopardize the health and safety of any employee.
•    Ensure all employees, under your guidance, have received all required training to perform their job safely

•    Coordinate modifications, maintenance, schedule PM and perform PM on a regular schedule and repair of tooling to ensure availability for production. 
•    Manage vendors and outside tooling shops to reduce costs and complete work in a timely manner.
•    Organize modifications and repairs to molds and provide all information required to production departments to allow for scheduling and completion of work.
•    Understand Decostar’s tooling specifications and ensure all production tools meet the requirements.
•    Assist molding department technicians by troubleshooting tooling related failures.
•    Communicate and follow up on finished results to ensure final product meets customer specifications.
•    Support team efforts to improve quality, cost and timing of mold repairs or changes.
•     Work in a manner that contributes to meeting or exceeding department performance objectives.
•    Manage tool room supplies and inventories to ensure that needed materials are available.
•    Execute lock out / tag out procedures as required on all molding department equipment and facilities.
•    Maintain a high departmental standard of cleanliness in the Injection Molding and RIM molding areas.
•    Display professional conduct when dealing with customers both at Decostar and off site as required.
•    Organize training programs and potentially conduct training for tooling technicians to improve their skills and technical knowledge.
•    Advise department managers on technical issues and innovations that will enhance the effectiveness of Decostar’s tooling.
•    Will perform the duties of a Maintenance Team Leader as required by the Maintenance Manager.
•    Ensure that all work guidance’s for the tooling area are accurate and all tooling maintenance activities comply with TS-16949 standards.
•    Provide leadership for molding department continuous improvement teams and coordinate implementation of improvement projects.
•    Perform other duties as directed.
•    Must be able to work shift work if required.

Your preferred qualifications

•    Must have an Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study or a minimum of six years direct job related experience.
•    Computer skills an asset.

•    Six years practical experience as a journeyman (apprentice mold maker).
•    Must have six years production environment experience in injection molding or related field. 
•    Must have excellent welding skills and experience with machine tool equipment.
•    Must be able to read and interpret tooling drawings.
•    Must have experience polishing and fitting tooling components.
•    Must have basic electrical skills.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire 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. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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