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Hot Stamping Tooling Manager

Job Number:  67440
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Eaglebend Manufacturing
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Clinton, TENNESSEE, US, 37716

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Job Number: 67440 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Eaglebend Manufacturing 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CLINTON 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Eagle Bend Manufacturing is hiring an experienced Tooling Manager with strong experience in Hot Stamping to direct and coordinate the activities of tool room employees, contractors, or vendors engaged in the production or processing of tools in the company’s facility.  The right candidate will have experience in related technical and hands on experience with Hot Stamping Tooling. 


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Key Responsibilities


  • Ensures adherence to safety protocols by all department employees at all times
  • Ensures reliability of tools by working to reduce scrap and downtime due to tooling failures
  • Have a robust preventative maintenance program that covers tooling and fixtures
  • Involved in tool design changes to ensure reliability and customer satisfaction
  • Participate in APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) process with engineering
  • Supervises and coordinates the activities of tool makers, and apprentices in the tool room.
  • Supervision of team members to include training and development, communication and enforcement of company policies and procedures, performance coaching and evaluation, and written documentation of team member performance issues
  • Plans and establishes work schedules, assignments, and production sequences, to meet production goals. 
  • Maintains operations data, such as time, production, cost records, develop and maintain TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions for tool room
  • Manages tool room operations to maximize resources to achieve productivity and profitability.
  • Assures that tool room is ready to pass system and process audits at any time
  • Approves requisitions for materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services. 
  • Communicates clearly and directly with employees concerning performance expectations, productivity, and accountability.
  • Follow the principles of the Magna Employee Charter
  • Promote and facilitate Open Door process without reprisal, effective communication and Fair Treatment
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Key Qualifications/Requirements



  • 6+ years Hot Stamping and Tool and Die Experience
  • Strong Hot Stamping Tooling experience
  • 4+ years supervisory/leadership experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Prior automotive experience
  • Ability to access tooling both in and out of machines



Additional Information


Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods.  Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods. 



  • Good delegation and leadership skills required
  • Ability to read complex tool and die designs and prints
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English well
  • Ability to use precise measuring equipment
  • Excellent teamwork skills required
  • Diligent to promote attention to safety
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Visual inspection of blueprints and die sections
  • This individual must be able to deal with customers, suppliers, and team members fairly

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