Toolroom Supervisor

Stryten Energy
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nov 17, 2023
Dec 01, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Stryten Energy manufactures proprietary and custom injection molding products serving the industrial lead battery, automotive and consumer markets. Stryten Energy is expanding battery poly manufacturing and recycling output to help solve industry-wide supply constraints.

To exercise overall supervision of the tool room personnel. Lead the effort to maximize output of quality, time and materials required to change, repair or build tools.


  • Must embrace and follow the Core Beliefs and Values of Stryten Energy.
  • Safety is our overriding priority. If an unsafe condition is found to exist, actions must be taken immediately to correct the situation to keep all team members safe and get manufacturing equipment operational as soon as possible.
  • Hands on management approach of all activities of the shift to ensure best practices are taking place to resulting in quality of work, maximize output, reduce errors.
  • Review daily tooling requests, both new and completed; process mold movement requests; ensure strong communication to all internal customers.
  • Manager tooling inventory, including the active and non-active molds and all related tooling.
  • Manage discretionary spending, propose, and implement improvements that will reduce cost and increase output.
  • Administer performance reviews and coach everyone to improve individual's performance; develop and facilitates training programs with Human Resources to insure all employees are fully trained on their responsibilities.
  • Manage the backlog of work by balancing all user requests; work with all managers including engineering, production, and sales to resolve any issues, priority conflict, to meet all customer requests.
  • Continuously improve the general housekeeping, organization of equipment, tools, and supplies to keep workstations as efficient as possible.
  • Review work areas for safety compliance and safe working conditions; investigate, document, and report each incident according to procedure.
  • Interact closely with engineering, trouble shoot, review mold design practices and sampling of new product; involved with the quoting costing of projects both internal and outside customers; responsible for tracking and monitoring quoted projects thru tool room.
  • Good communication with process engineering to work on improving molding thru tooling improvements and processing; diagnose/trouble shoot and help/implement corrections to tooling problems with other facilities.
  • Attend all required trainings and meetings.
  • Follow all ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned to meet the needs of the business.


  • Minimum five (5) years' experience as supervisor or manager of injection molding toolroom or related field or equivalent combination of relevant education and work that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • Education in one of the following areas or related field or equivalent combination of relevant education preferred:
    • Journeyman Tool and Die Maker
    • Journeyman Machinist
    • CNC Programmer and/or Operator
    • Mold or Tooling Designer
  • Must function well in a team environment and must communicate well with others.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Motived self-starter that can productively work alone and in groups to solve problems.
  • Must have proven mechanical ability.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work as needed/required in order to complete required work and communicate with other shifts.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to drive tasks to completion.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.
  • Proficient in English (ready, writing & verbal skills).
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite of software products.


Stryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Our Company

Stryten Energy helps solve the world's most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world's most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, microgrids, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead, lithium and vanadium redox flow batteries, intelligent chargers and energy performance management software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at .