Toolroom Manager

Toronto, ON

We are a fully-integrated supplier of manufacturing and engineering services providing modular assemblies and complex stampings for body-in-white, drive-train, interior and seating applications for the automotive industry. We are looking for a Toolroom Manager to join our team at our Brampton, ON facility.

Position Overview:

Direct and perform with toolmakers in making or improving different types of tools to enable the production processes within a manufacturing facility to be as efficient as possible. This may include jigs, fixtures, clamps or molds to obtain a more robust consistently produced part that meets the specification of the customer.


  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice toolroom vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organization.
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Toolroom activities.
  • Provide specialist technical advice and support on all aspects of Tool design, manufacturing and estimating.
  • Support production and engineering with tooling/technical problems.
  • Supervise/manage the running and plan activities of the toolroom facilities and toolmakers, ensuring the toolroom is a safe environment in line with health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Provide quotations for new tooling, modifications and repairs.
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing toolroom team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.
  • Study specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualize product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Compute dimensions, plan layout, and determine assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Measure, mark, and scribe metal stock for machining.
  • Set up and operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verify conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lift machined parts and position and secure parts on surface plate or work table.
  • Smooth flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders, and fit and assemble parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treat tools or parts.
  • Examine standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommend design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Develop specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draw or sketch design of product.
  • Comply with requirements as outlined in the company handbook and the OHSA.
  • Practice good housekeeping.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the assigned tool makers. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include but not limited to; training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the practices, ideas and concepts associates within the field or work by applying these appropriately depending on the assignment or issue.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the company policies and procedures and manage staff in line with these.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Two years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Apply Today - Join a great team within a great community. Fantastic working environment friendly atmosphere and room to grow!

We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we are a part of.  We ensure compliance with all applicable legislation including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.  Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation.

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Matcor-Matsu Group is a fully-integrated supplier of manufacturing and engineering services providing modular assemblies and complex stampings for body-in-white, drivetrain, interior and seating applications for the automotive industry.

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