Martinrea International Inc.
  • 20-Jun-2019 to 19-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • Alfield
  • Vaughan, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.

Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.

Our strength is our people

We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.


Job Summary:  Tooling coordinator will be responsible to follow up on the manufacturing of new tools, coordinate the implementation of engineering changes and analyze and correlate information from different sources to propose and execute dimensional process improvements.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Post Secondary Education (Community College or Undergrad Degree) in the one of the following:
    • Engineering
    • Manufacturing (Tooling)
  • Certified tool and die licence
  • 10 years experience in manufacturing/ tooling
  • Strong communicator in the English language, both written and verbal
  • Very Knowledgeable in the stamping and assembly processes
  • Experience in SPC to drive change
  • Tool and design experience
  • High strength and ultrahigh strength steel experience
  • Simulations experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of CAD software an asset (AutoCAD, Solidworks, Catia, UG)

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for follow up on new tools during product/process launches and tooling buy offs from stamping and assembly, which includes the following:
    • Purchase and oversee launching of new tools for stamping processes taking the tooling from initial concept through design through all stages in outside vendors, returning tooling into the facility and follow through to buy off stage
    • Propose tooling improvements, and coordinate these activities with the tool room. Techs
    • Drive improvement change to tooling processes
    • Quote tooling for possible new business, product feasibility reviews, blank layout and material utilization prior to returning quote to customer. Provide support to Engineering team by providing estimation information of tooling costs
  • Knowledgeable in Quoting pricing
  • Formulating blank sizes from part CAD
  • Formulating strip process from part CAD
  • Resurfacing data after troublesome dies
  • Analysis of Process parameter, press timing charts, and transfer timing charts to optimize strokes per minute on dies.
  • Maintain press specs and die standards
  • Tool shop follow up
  • In charge of and maintain Tooling tracker
  • Ensure vendor optimizing blank sizes
  • Troubleshooting dies issues at vendor and at Alfield
  • Champion and Coordinate and tooling improvement plans
  • Propose strategy to resolve scanning results
  • Source all work required by customers at outside vendors for engineering changes
  • Participate in APQP process in current and upcoming programs,
  • Quantitative Measurements:
    • 50 stamping tool improvements, launch all new dies
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Work Environment:

  • 20% Office environment, 80% Plant floor (PPE required)
  • Travel up to 20%

Decision Making and Authority:

  • Authority of decisions:
    • Tooling process
    • Press specs
    • Press Capacity
  • Recommendations:
    • Safety, quality, efficiencies
  • Quantitative Measurements:
    • 50 stamping tool improvements, launch all new dies

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.
  • Must be able to work with push pull forces of up to 50lbs. or less


Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company


Martinrea International Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.

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