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Tooling Manager

Requisition ID:  39627
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Kentucky (3170)

Erlanger, KY, United States, 41018

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Tooling Manager oversees activities related to the purchase of material, material control, inventory control, of the tooling. Ensures the fiscal financial plan and optimum cost effectiveness, while aligning tasks with company policy and procedures.

Job Core Responsibilities
  •  Effectively manages and develops staff for the Materials Function and oversees the related activities
  •   Ensures a steady flow of work is maintained through the manufacturing areas with proper routing, scheduling, dispatching and expediting of materials, including follow-up of work in process
  •  Sets team’s goals and objectives to achieve the functional, departmental and businesses objectives
  •  Maintains surveillance over all materials, functions, and work in process, according to established rules and policies
  •  Identifies roadblocks and inefficiencies in business processes and make improvements to ensure requirements are met efficiently
  •  Maintain the lowest possible net inventories and assure economical make/buy decisions
  •  Ensures general safety, compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and company requirements
  •  Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  •  Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  •  Other responsibilities as assigned
  •  Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  •  Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
Job Specifications

Education: Post-Secondary Degree in related field or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation

Certification: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field


Extensive experience in materials management and a successful track record with leading employees
Proficient in recognizing and solving complex and challenging problems from established operating procedures and/or scientific methods
Selects and uses applicable methods, procedures and standards to meet targets independently
Effective interpersonal, written and verbal skills to drive tasks to completion 
Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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