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Tooling Supervisor
Elizabethtown, KY

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Global company with 60+ years of experience in the automotive industry, we manufacture safe and sustainable products for people around the world. We are working for a better future where we enrich communities every day by being committed to people, innovation, and our planet.


  • Engage the leadership team and Tooling departments to integrate all processes and build a high-performance team. Develop and execute a clear road map to show how the Tooling team will align and achieve the targets considered in the Full Potential and MOS strategies. Provides governance over the maintenance & tooling department to ensure compliance with all related environmental, health, financial, and employment laws as well as Corporate Policy, Standards, and Procedures.
  • Assisting plants and programs in managing related capital and operating costs, P&L of maintenance, and tooling departments in all plants. Coaching tool maintenance department staff in collaboration with the plant leadership team and other business partners.
  • Lead through coaching and assisting local plants develop the strategies and efforts toward achieving the operational benchmark KPIs.
  • Develop regional /global synergies through developing a regional team with high connectivity and flexibility in the USA and other regions by developing local summits and attending global summits on tool/maintenance systems.
  • Continuous improvement in operational efficiency is reflected in a permanent cost reduction environment through best practices implementation.
  • Help region exceeds customer expectations in quality, delivery, service, and launching projects, collaborating with SBUs throughout the process to win and implement new business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or associated field, and/or 15 years of experience-
  • Min 2 years technical and journeyman
  • Multicultural awareness and 5 years in a global corporate setting.


  • Expertise in Toyota Production System (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma) budget management, strong understanding of financial metrics, and proficiency with statistical analysis tools and processes.
  • Proven operational experience in the automotive industry or related transportation Metal-Mechanical Production Technology and subject matter expertise in production management, process engineering, preventative maintenance, safety, and continuous improvement.
  • 2 years in senior operations roles.
  • Strong people leadership, communication (written and oral), and negotiation skills
  • Professional experience and track record of minimum 10 years across roles in operations management within the automotive industry.
  • Experience with Automotive OEM or a significant global Tier 1 supplier in advanced metal forming or processing.
  • Management of Large-scale Facility – P&L responsibility Increased profitability
  • Experienced in deploying a practice, training in a tool or methodology, leading problem-solving, or other applied leadership experience that would support Our Client’s Operating System.

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