Tool Shop Supervisor

Job Location: 
Evansville, IN

Are you a Tool Shop Supervisor looking for new 2nd shift opportunities in plastic injection mold tooling? Do you have a Journeyman Tool Maker card, OR a degree in Industrial Technology or similar? Do you like to work Overtime hours?

 If you would like to grow your career and be part of a successful team, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next 2nd shift Tool Shop Supervisor!!  This is an excellent opportunity with a growing multi-state company that offers a competitive compensation package, $2/hr shift differential, overtime after 40 hours, relocation assistance, and merit increases are available every January!  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:

Job Summary: Working supervisor who oversees and coordinates the work of the Mold Makers, Manual Machinists, and CNC Programmers/Machinists on second shift to ensure the production of quality thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds to company standards.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Oversees and directs the work of the hourly production staff on second shift

2. Works with Tool Engineers, Designers, and Tool Shop Foreman to understand job scope

3. Plans the build of plastic injection molds from start to finish

4. Works with the Scheduler to develop job schedule

5. Works with first shift Supervisor to know schedule of work to be completed on second shift

6. Follows the flow of job through the shop to verify that all pieces get made

7. Verifies that all time tickets submitted for the build time on each mold and component are correct

8. Maintains a detailed accounting of the time required to build each mold and component

9. Stays current with latest machining hardware improvements/upgrades

10. Provides technical support for continuous improvement equipment and processes

11. Oversees, coordinates, and/or performs all plant related activities and issues on second shift

12. Performs other duties as assigned



1. Must meet one of the following Education and Experience requirements:

a. Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology or a related discipline, plus 4 to 6 years of experience in building injection molds ― including 2 years in a lead or supervisory role; OR

b. Associate’s Degree in Tool/Die Technology or a related discipline, plus 6 to 8 years of experience in building injection molds ― including 2 years in a lead or supervisory role; OR

 c. Journeyman Tool/Die Maker, plus 4 to 6 years of experience building injection molds ― including 2 years in a lead or supervisory role

2. Experience in automotive lighting and in a JIT manufacturing environment is preferred

3. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

a. Ability to read and work off of blueprints and tool drawings

b. Mechanical and machining skills (including hand working skills)

c. Analytical and problem solving skills

d. Leadership and coaching skills e. Organizational and planning skills

f. Computer skills – proficient in basic business software (including MS Office)

g. Written and verbal communications skills h. Interpersonal skills — to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority


Recruiter Name: 
Courtney Ellingson
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 210
Manufacturing & Engineering

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