Spirit AeroSystems

  • Tooling Manager

    Job Locations MY-Subang
    Requisition ID
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    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(11/20/2018 8:42 AM)
  • Overview

    Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France, and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


    • Responsible for the delivery of all local Tooling services and solutions, including records and inventory keeping at Spirit Malaysia facilities
    • Accountable for the local Tooling budget cost performance and adherence to functional approval procedures
    • To lead the development of local Tooling processes, policies, and procedures, where required, for Spirit Malaysia in line with global Tooling systems and to ensure Spirit Malaysia meet internal and external audit requirements and those of the appropriate regulatory authorities
    • Responsible for the management of all local outsourced tooling solutions, ensuring their adherence to the agreed SLAs
    • Responsible for production of and adherence to Objectives (KPIs) and metrics for Spirit Malaysia Tooling Department to meet the requirements of both the local business and the Tooling function
    • Responsible for ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and for managing audit compliance with regards to Tooling
    • Responsible for managing the Spirit Malaysia Tooling Team and ensuring training and development plans are in place and performance is managed
    • To participate as part of a global Tooling team and be accountable for all Tooling activity and performance for Spirit Malaysia
    • To support the global Tooling strategy and lead Spirit Malaysia’s adoption of corporate Tooling strategy initiatives
    • Ensure all Tooling solutions deliver the best business value
    • Actively participate in the creation and delivery of the strategy for Tooling services and solutions for Spirit Malaysia, in conjunction with functional leadership. Ensuring that the strategy aligns with Spirit Malaysia’s business requirements
    • Adhere, continuously, participated, encourage and instill Quality, Safety, Lean Activities, Kaizen onto yourself and your team


    • Minimum 20 years working experience in Tooling Department or Engineering Manager in a Mould, Jig, Fixtures, Tools or Manufacturing Company
    • Management roles and position above 10 years
    • Educated to degree level or above in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related subjects
    • Extensive experience in all areas of aerospace, car industry tooling solutions or engineering company
    • Must be able to read, write, translate and derive contents, understand operation sheets, drawings, blueprints, and specifications
    • Process improvement and Research & Development capabilities, know-how and execution
    • Excellent knowledge of metalworking technique such as tool manufacturing, tool assembly, composite tooling, part proving experience
    • Excellent work experience in tool inspection/component inspection, knowledge of non-contact measuring techniques and coordinate measuring technique
    • Have strong analytical and planning skill and the ability to estimation new and modified tooling cost. Ability to work effectively with all levels, and must be proactive and resourceful
    • Strong leadership skills and excellent customer relationship management 
    • Ability to work with demanding and difficult customers with conflicting priorities within a fast-paced challenging environment
    • Strong PC Skills including Microsoft Office, Excel, and ERP Systems
    • People management (team's soft and technical skills development)
    • Good-to-have experience:
      • Tool design (hands-on)
      • Apply sensor technology or similar technologies for tooling solutions
      • Coaching, Performance Management


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