Senior Tooling Manager.

Please send resume to [email protected] with salary expectation and current location.

Seeking an experienced Senior Tooling Manager to ensure the tooling (forming dies, injection molds, casting molds, etc) used to build our vehicle fleet are cost effective, high quality, and developed within sufficient lead time. The role will include developing bottoms up should-cost models for tooling, evaluating supplier tooling quotes, validating the manufacturing methods of tooling, and identifying and managing preferred tooling vendors.


Responsible for successful procurement of tooling required for new product development parts

Analyze cost of tooling to ensure cost-effective procurement strategies

Identify, justify, and implement cost reduction projects to reduce cost of vehicle components

Collaborate with Design Engineers, Process Engineers, and Quality Engineers to develop and improve product designs for robust components.


6+ years of experience involving specification, procurement, and qualification of tooling components

Excellent communication skills with ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders, including C-level, engineering, legal, finance, manufacturing, and logistics

Demonstrated experience in achieving results in the areas of responsibility described above

Experience collaborating with supply management, product design, industrial design, and manufacturing groups

Manage tool design, fabrication, process development, and qualification onsite at various Tier 1 suppliers

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, Project)

Ability to perform financial analysis and cost justifications

Ability to work autonomously, with little direction

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