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Toolroom Leadhand - Afternoons

Job Number:  8151
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Rollstamp Manufacturing
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Concord, CA





  • Perform employee safety observations.
  • Comply with Section 27 of the OHSA.
  • Train new employee of Job Specific Hazards.
  • Perform regular safety workplace inspections.
  • Conduct regular safety talks.
  • Provide recommendations that concern the company and employee’s safety.
  • Be involved with accident/incident investigation program.
  • Correct unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Commend or correct health and safety performance.
  • To fully comply with Rollstamp’s Early and Safe Return to Work – Work Instruction.
  • Enforces plant, housekeeping and safety rules.
  • Understanding of Employment Standards and Health and Safety Act
  • Maintains 5S, safety and housekeeping standards as outlined in the Employee Handbook for the department.
  • Ensures other company policies and procedures are followed as per the Employee Handbook
  • Ensures all staff wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Completes orientation safety checklists
  • Ensures all required daily equipment safety checks are completed
  • Investigates accidents, completes the relevant forms as necessary and forwards them to

the responsible Health and Safety Coordinator.




    • Follows orientation procedures
    • Attends other meetings as required.
    • Ensures necessary information is communicated between shifts.
  • Supervises and provides leadership to Tool & Die Makers (and Apprentices).
  • Must be a “Role Model
  • Use of Supervisory training to provide positive feedback to Toolmakers (i.e. employee issues).
  • Follow and support Rollstamp’s Mission statement and values.
  • Support and adhere to Rollstamp’s policies.
  • Improve employee esteem / response (employee surveys).
  • Must be able to lead team in group problem solving towards continuous improvement.
  • Participate as a cross-functional team member on focused continuous improvement teams as required.




  • Issue Toolroom work orders for toolroom related projects as required.
  • Ensures timely completion of assigned Maintenance and Toolroom work orders (TWO’s).
  • Ensures Preventative Maintenance schedule is followed and works with production’s schedules to attain equipment.
  • Identifies re-occurring issues and determines ways to correct them.
  • Verifies spare parts procedures are correct and up to date
  • Generates component and spare parts lists for all dies and downstream equipment.
  • Perform the functions of a Toolmaker as required.




  • Generates and monitors all “open issue” lists on all programs
  • Creates and monitors program timelines
  • Maintains all Toolroom stocked components and tracks inventory
  • To monitor and maintain working conditions within your area which provide for a safe and healthful working environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
  • Set-up, schedule and follow-up maintenance and repairs on machines and tooling as required.
  • Must be able to work effectively and provide leadership support to all toolmakers, using a team approach and incorporating team-oriented problem solving methods.
  • Required to make / facilitate decisions and to empower Toolmakers to also become decision makers.
  • Lead team members in continuous improvement of performance objectives by:
  1. Analyzing data to identify the most significant issues preventing improvement of performance data.
  2. Conducting team member brainstorming sessions to identify potential action plans for correcting problems.
  3. Follow-up on action plan implementation and verify the effect on improvement of the data.
  4. Ensuring team members understand and enter correct data.
  • Communicate with all departments / management as required.
  • Participate in APQP as required.
  • Responsible for proper handling, storage and disposal of all chemicals, used materials, and equipment.
  • Responsible for looking for new ways to improve quality and productivity.  Problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for holding, participating in, and taking of regular team meetings.
  • Always analyze data to determine statistics trend, scrap, measurable, etc.  Create and implement improvement plans.
  • Adhere to all rules and regulations as outlined in the Rollstamp Employee Handbook.
  • Adhere to all applicable Business Operating Systems Procedures.
  • Any other reasonable request made by Management.


  • High school graduate (grade 12)
  • Qualified Tool and Die Maker (completed 4 years apprenticeship) with at least 15 years as a Tool and Die Maker.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing
  • Has good basic knowledge of various materials (tool steel, etc.) heat treating and basic welding. Able to operate a variety of machines, tools to cut, mill or grinding.
  • Design and Builds new dies and tooling from drawings and/or specifications by laying out setting up, machining, fitting and finishing metal stock and castings.
  •  Verifies conformance of completed dies to specifications by checking dimensions clearances, alignments and finish .
  • Operates crane to remove and/or relocate dies to specific work stations/equipment.
  • Repairs dies and tools used in production as needed.  This may involve taking the die out of the machine and putting it back in after the repair, testing repaired dies for proper operation, operating press as required, and running test parts.
  • Able to understand material, such as reports, procedures, manuals, non-standard letters.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • General knowledge of pneumatics, sensors and Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Good understanding of SPC and ability to distinguish product conformance based on standards.
  • Language skill.
    • Must have adequate written, oral and comprehension skills in English.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate to the Team, Management, Customers and Suppliers.
  • Must be able to work as an effective Toolroom Leadhand and provide leadership support for production, labour and problem solving.
  • Computer literacy an asset (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Customer obsession.
  • Able to communicate with Production Supervisors, Leadhands, Engineering staff and Department Managers.  Communicate with internal customers to advise of complications, to solve problems and exchange information.
  • Analyse defects and efficiencies, edit reports, gather information, diagnose problems and make decisions.
  • Valid forklift license and Crane Slinger licence.
  • A good working knowledge of TS 9000 policies and procedures.
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