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Tool Room Supervisor

Company: Lasko Products
Location: Franklin
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Lasko Products, an industry leader in providing and manufacturing home environment products for over 100 years, is looking to add a Tool Room Supervisor to our Franklin, TN location. The Tool Room Supervisor provides leadership and management of the tooling team to ensure a positive and professional work environment and equipment is maintained to support daily production requirements. Essential Functions

  • Ensures tools are maintained and production-ready to support daily production requirements.
  • Ensures the Tooling Support Technician team is well-organized and staffed to provide timely response to a down tool and provide tooling preventative maintenance activities.
  • Ensures that tooling technicians are fully trained in safe operating practices and procedures.--- Ensures all forms and tags specified in our procedures and work instructions are always utilized and properly completed by the tooling team members.--- Ensures these procedures and work instructions are maintained and current.
  • Schedules tool room work to optimize resource utilization and tool room equipment performance while ensuring tools are ready for production.
  • Develops and maintains a tooling preventative maintenance program to ensure optimal tooling performance and availability for production.
  • Defines and manages the tool room budget to optimize performance and minimize cost.
  • Utilizes 5S as a means of driving the continuous improvement process and ensuring the tool shop is clean and well-organized.--- Strives to identify and eliminate waste. Utilizes visual management tools and techniques to promote best practice and minimize downtime.
  • Focuses team and sets priorities to ensure performance targets (PMP) are met. Leads team in achieving performance targets.
  • Sets clear performance expectations for the team and team members.--- Promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect and establishes a well-understood code of conduct amongst team members.--- Holds team members accountable for the quality and timeliness of their work.
  • Works closely with Production and Quality and their respective teams to drive continuous improvement in product and process particularly leading the effort to improve tooling performance as it relates to part quality and production throughput.--- Leads the efforts to identify problem tools and works closely with Production to optimize tool performance.
  • Ensures tool room equipment is well-maintained and operating at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensures healthy and safe work conditions are maintained at all times on the plant floor. Competencies and Abilities
    • Ability to competently read and understand tooling drawings
    • Strong die trouble-shooting capabilities
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively and to be able to use methodical approaches to complex problems/issues
    • Must possess the ability to communicate with a broad range of process partners
    • Strong motivational skills, listening skills and communication skills
    • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and tasks
    • Strong managerial and leadership skills
    • Ability to operate typical machine shop tools for metal forming and removal and measurement tools About the Company Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Lasko designs, manufactures, assembles, and distributes portable fans, heaters, and humidifiers for the consumer market (Lasko brand), air purifiers (Germ Guardian brand), ventilation products such as range hoods and bathroom exhaust fans to the construction industry (Air King brand) and water damage restoration products such as air scrubbers and dehumidifiers (B-Air brand). - -Lasko's products are sold in North America, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. The company is recognized as the leader in the portable fan and portable heating categories and proudly operates American manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facilities across the US. -Lasko's leading market share in fans and heaters is 2X - 4X larger than the #2 brand. - -Lasko's domestic production capabilities uniquely position Lasko to serve its customers. Lasko's Mission is to improve everyday life with trusted products which create a healthier and more comfortable environment. - The company's success is based on 5 Core Values:
      • Be Bold:
        • Challenge the status quo
        • Courageously pursue the impossible -
        • Reject mediocrity
        • Be Together -
          • Work together for success -
          • Drive trust and candor with each other -
          • Prioritize "We" before "I"
          • -Be A Leader
            • Lead with personal conviction -
            • Inspire each other to deliver high- quality results
            • Leverage resilience and agility to drive excellence
            • Be Accountable -
              • Consistently deliver to our customers -
              • Embrace commitments as a contract -
              • Take pride in our actions
              • Be The Change -
                • Demonstrate a passion to win -
                • Make a difference at work in our communities -
                • Step forward and take initiative The Lasko family owned and operated Lasko Products until November 2016, when private investment firms Comvest Partners and JW Levin Management Partners ("JWLMP") acquired the business. Comvest Partners and JWLMP are committed to growing the business with investments in growth and productivity. Geographic Reach Based in the greater Philadelphia, PA area, Lasko Products operates in locations throughout the US and Canada. The company's Tennessee, Texas, and Pennsylvania manufacturing facilities produce both indoor and outdoor fans and heaters. The company also sources select products internationally from China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India. -Lasko operates distribution centers in all manufacturing locations plus Nevada and Ohio. -Diversity & Inclusion Comvest and its portfolio companies recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race/national origin, gender/gender identification, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, religious affiliation, and other protected status. - We have a clear vision to be the place where . - We know our companies run on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and smart employees. - We believe that diversity within an organization creates long-term value for the organization itself and its constituents. - Comvest and its portfolio companies are high performing organizations that seeks to hire hard-working and dedicated high performers. - While Comvest and its portfolio companies always strive to look at a diverse pool of candidates, we will always choose the most qualified candidate for the job being recruited for, in order to strive for success for both the employee and the firm.

Keywords: Lasko Products, Franklin , Tool Room Supervisor, Other , Franklin, Tennessee

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