Posted in Manufacturing 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Hector, Minnesota

Job Description:

Job ID: 495457


Oldcastle Infrastructure™ , a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We're more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We're a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we're leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.

Job Summary

The Tool Room Leader is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tool room operations within the injection molding facility. This role plays a critical role in maintaining, servicing and optimizing molds used in the production of plastic parts, ensuring they meet quality and production requirements. The Tool room Supervisor plays a pivotal role in ensuring the availability, quality, and performance of molds crucial to the production of plastic parts. This position requires a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a dedication to maintaining high standards of quality and safety in the injection molding process.


  • Build, lead, mentor, and manage a team of skilled toolmakers, machinists, and technicians

  • Foster a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement within the toolroom

  • Schedule and prioritize mold maintenance, repair, and fabrication tasks to meet production demands

  • Oversee the setup and operation of a variety of precision machining equipment, including CNC machines, lathes, milling machines, and grinders

  • Monitor and maintain the quality of work performed in the toolroom, ensuring molds conform to design specifications and quality standards

  • Maintain an organized inventory of toolroom materials, spare parts, and tooling components

  • Efficiently manage and order necessary supplies and materials to support toolroom activities

  • Keep accurate records of mold maintenance, repair, and modification activities

  • Generate reports detailing toolroom performance, including efficiency, downtime, and tool lifespan

  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and cost reduction within the toolroom

  • Collaborate with engineering and production teams to implement design changes that enhance mold performance and longevity

  • Plan and coordinate training programs for toolroom staff to enhance their skills and keep them updated on industry best practices

  • Encourage a culture of continuous learning and professional development among team members

  • Ensure strict compliance with quality control procedures and standards across all toolroom activities

  • Investigate and resolve any quality-related issues that may arise during the injection molding process

  • Assist in the development and management of the toolroom budget, including labor and material costs

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical school certificate in tool and die making preferred

  • At least 5 years of experience in mold making and toolroom operations, with a focus on injection molding

  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills

  • Proficiency in operating and troubleshooting various machining equipment and tools

  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM software, Solid Edge and CNC programming

  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and attention to detail

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Familiarity with safety regulations and best practices in an injection molding environment

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

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