Assistant Manager Tooling - FW 2

Purpose/Key Responsibilities: (Mission of job/General area of responsibility)

  • Assists the Development / Commercialization Manager and the Tooling Manager in ensuring that the tooling used in development and commercialization complies with the stated design and development specifications from headquarters.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Development / Commercialization Manager and the Tooling Manager in ensuring that tooling:
    • incorporates latest technology developments
    • adheres to specific development / commercialization timelines.
    • Meets with adidas quality standards.
  • Works with mold shops and manufacturers in the continuous upgrade of technical applications and processes and implements them into the tooling facilities.
  • Is aware of adidas brand mission and customer focus; has some knowledge of adidas history and understands the technical direction of the product range.


  • Establishes an efficient tracking system on tooling and tooling related processes with factory and mold shops; ensures that tooling development complies with the established development and commercialization timelines.
  • Evaluates tech packages, technical drawings etc. to check that they have been correctly processed and include all necessary information. Evaluates gauges, molds etc. to ensure that they meet specifications and adidas quality standards.
  • Establishes and manages a central filing system for all technical drawings and relevant graded patterns.
  • Updates the mold manual; processes incoming information on latest industrial standards; ensures that these standards are evaluated and, if appropriate, adopted into working processes.
  • Applies standards for:
    • mold technology
    • the grading system
    • quality check and correct tooling execution
    • process-oriented procedures
    • CAC/CAM and software application.
  • Initiates and participates in mold/engineering tear down meetings and establishes a reporting system for the findings.
  • Must be familiar with adidas policies regarding:
    • tooling standards
    • tooling costs
    • materials and components
    • lab test standards
  • Ensures health and safety requirements are met and SOE rules are implemented.
  • Establishes well structured tooling training for development/commercialization staff of the LO office to enhance knowledge and technical skills. After the training, participants should be able to handle TN projects in an independent manner.
  • Handle yearly PCT projects which PCT manager assigned to Operation area that he/she is responsible for


Requisite Education/Experience:

  •  Fluency in English is a must.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite + other database.
  • University degree, preferably in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years in the sports shoe industry.
  • Experience in mold making is a must.

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Job Title:  Assistant Manager Tooling - FW 2

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Jakarta
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  JK
Country/Region:  ID
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  268328