Tool Room Manager

Job Title: Tool Room Manager
Reports To: VP Engineering & Technology
FLSA Status: Exempt
Direct Reports: Yes

Position Summary:

Run day to day operations in tool room in a low/medium volume, high changeover environment with Thermoplastic, LSR and Thermoset manufacturing in Medical Device, Aerospace, and Light Industrial.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Manage tool room team that is responsible for:
    • Creating and executing work orders ERP System for production tools.
    • Mold configuration changeovers.
    • Preventative maintenance.
    • Repairs
    • Trouble shooting tooling, hot runners, cold decks, etc.
  • Identify and Work with outside suppliers.
  • Develop/Implement Beacon Tooling Standards.
  • Specifying new molds for Thermoplastics, Liquid Silicone Rubber, Thermoset Transfer/Compression molding.
  • Setting up and driving tool design reviews with suppliers and customers.
  • Track and communicate progress of tool build.
  • Develop and Drive (First Off Tool) FOT and FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) processes with all external tool builds.
  • Own the mold approval process.
  • Own the SAT (Site Acceptance Test) and Mold IQ Processes when tool arrives.
  • Work with customers as Tooling and DFM expert to drive good designs.

     To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and work conditions, including physical demands, listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Proven leadership and project management skills
    • Fabrication methods (Milling, Grinding, Sinker EDM, Wire EDM, Turning).
    • Repair methods (Welding, Grinding, plating, hand work).
    • Tool Steels.
    • The injection molding process, decoupled molding, RJG basics.
    • Hot Runner design, operation, troubleshooting.
    • Cold Deck design, operation, troubleshooting.
    • Mold classifications (101-105).
    • Prototyping strategies/methods.
    • Strong SolidWorks skills
    • Strong computer skills (Excel, Outlook, ERP System).
    • Strong communication and organizational skills.

     Education and Experience:

    • 10-20 Years in Injection Mold Building Environment
    • 5 Years management experience


    Beacon MedTech Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in our hiring or employment practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, citizenship, military service, marital status, status with respect to public assistance, sexual orientation or any other protected class as defined by Federal or State law requirements.  We comply with all Federal and State laws specific to nondiscrimination.





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