Tool Maker Resume Samples

A Tool Maker oversees and analyses the specifications given and assembling tools based on the same. Some of the key roles and responsibilities that can be found on a Tool Maker Resume are – to lay out the metal stock needed, set up as well as operate the machine tools, fit the assembled separate parts of the tools, create and visualize dimensions and designs for tools of various sizes, and take care of any fixtures.

To embark on this challenging career, you need to have some important skills and qualifications, like strong physical fitness, basic calculations, and mathematical skills, creative thinking, and the ability to work in shifts. The minimum education needed to apply for this role is a diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in machinery. While education is not the decision making factor to secure this job, several years of relevant work experience is mandatory.

 

Tool Maker Resume

Summary : Seasoned Tool Maker with over 10 years of manufacturing experience and perspective. Proven skills in the design and manufacturing of fixtures and tooling. Able to go from concept to finished product and all the steps in between.

Skills : TIG / MIG Welding, CNC Programming, SolidWorks, Unigraphics, Lathe, Milling Machines, Blue Print Reading, Surface Grinding, Cylindrical Grinding, EDM, Laser Welding, AutoCAD.

Description :

    1. Efficiently read blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
    2. Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, and dial indicators.
    3. Based on the specifications, visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies.
    4. Necessary inspections of finished tools or dies are conducted for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
    5. Obtain well-polished and smooth surfaces of parts and tools, use scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.
    6. Develop and designs new tools or dies to make work easier, design jigs, fixtures, and templates to aid in the fabrication of parts or products.
    7. Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Tool Maker I Resume

Summary : A highly trained Tool & Die Maker with multiple years of experience working with little to no supervision. Repaired and rebuilt machines on the customer floor with minimal supervision for most of the year in 2010 with great customer satisfaction.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Fanuc, Customer Service, Analytical Thinking, Fast Learner, Computer Proficient, Cisco Phone System.

Description :

    1. Oversee new machine build, and launch machines included but not limited to robotic MIG weld and resistant welding, H-Frame multiple stations multiple weld fixtures.
    2. Service 6 Michigan plants that were built for their manufacturing facilities.
    3. Obtain tooling issues resolved many through a redesign on the plant level, once proved out details are drawn into auto cad and handed over to the designers to update their 3-d models.
    4. Process improvement, cycle time achievement and reduction due to production requirements, ergonomics, supply at buying off preventative maintenance.
    5. Work directly with corporate engineers, and general managers to ensure their facility needs and production requirements are met in-addition to lowering working with qualified engineers.
    6. Fanuc, Moto man robots, (not Programming) operation to certify automated multi robotic cells, consisting of GEO fixtures re-spot weld fixtures.
    7. Managed and supervised the final assembly of plastic injection molds.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Tool & Die Maker Resume

Summary : An extremely talented Tool and Die Maker with over 27 years of experience in building, repairing and modifying custom-made dies and molds that are used in mass production machines to manufacture parts.

Skills : CNC Programmer, Journeyman Mold Maker, Customer Service, Analytical Thinking, Fast Learner, Computer Proficient, Cisco Phone System.

Description :

    1. Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, and dial indicators.
    2. Study blueprints, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
    3. Set up and operate conventionally or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, or otherwise shape parts.
    4. Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.
    5. Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.
    6. Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
    7. File, grind, shim, and adjust different parts to properly fit them together.
    8. Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Tool Maker I Resume

Summary : An experienced Tool Maker with demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Cad Design, CNC Operation, Mold Jig & Tool Design, Problem Part Processing, Moldflow.

Description :

    1. Utilized plastic injection molding, over-molding, gravity, and pressure die casting, press and form tools, along with a large and varied range of general engineering.
    2. Designed and implemented new progressive tooling to suit our bulb holders, improving on quality as well as reducing production times.
    3. Undertook the contract by to manufacture indicator units to suit the 323 series of which the samples were passed and allowed for use within the assembly plant.
    4. Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.
    5. Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.
    6. Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
    7. Study blueprints, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Ed

Jr. Tool Maker Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in an environment that will challenge further; while allowing to contribute to the growth and success of this organization.

Skills : CNC Programming, Lathe, MS Office, Heavy Equipment Handling.

Description :

    1. Responsible and oversaw all aspects of the companies tool room from material handling and requisition, to part shipment and cost.
    2. Responsible for making various tooling for pipe bending manufacturing which would include inside/outside camps, rolls, and many other toolings.
    3. Maintain goals for cost reduction and minimum turn around to maintain production and keep downtime to a minimum.
    4. Responsible for quoting, determining materials needed, and post-machining operations such as heat treatment, plating, wire burning, etc.
    5. Communicate with shop floor employees, supervisors, maintenance personnel, and engineers to determine tooling schedule for reactive maintenance.
    6. Data and numbers keeping for tooling cost for in-house vs outsourced parts.
    7. Responsible for ordering machine tooling and anything that would be needed to get my job done as proficiently as possible.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr.Tool Maker Resume

Summary : Seeking to succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment, building the success of the company while expanding skills.

Skills : Solid Works Experience, Mechanical Design, Metal Forming and Bending, Laser Machining and Welding, Abrasive Water Jet Machining.

Description :

    1. Worked as a team player and as a team leader.
    2. Used blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
    3. Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.
    4. Operate manual machines such as horizontal boring mills, vertical mills, surface grinders, lathes, and hand tools.
    5. Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, and dial indicators.
    6. Coaching and Developing Others Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
    7. Fabricate, maintain or repair any and all fixtures required for production operations as directed by engineering or situational instances.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Tool Maker I Resume

Summary : 23 years of experience with setting up and programming of conversational mills and lathes, surface grinders, ID and OD grinders, and precision honing machines. One can set up and program wire EDM machines using Fanuc PC Fast Cut.

Skills : Conversational Milling Turning, CNC Programming, Customer Skills.

Description :

    1. Verify material and tooling requirements in advance to ensure expeditious processing of assigned responsibilities.
    2. Determine the expenses of numerous components and assemblies in order to present quotes for obtaining additional work.
    3. Generate complex programs utilizing cad- cam software for unattended operation of precise CNC FANUC wire EDM machines.
    4. Design, manufacture, and assemble intricate fixtures to assist in the manufacturing process.
    5. Setup and oversee that proper manufacturing procedure is performed by employees while maintaining safety and productivity.
    6. Supply complex conversational milling techniques in order to accomplish diverse production of prototypes, dies, fixtures and close tolerance products.
    7. Perform and document inspections for imperfections in order to guarantee specifications and functionality.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Tool Maker-Part Time Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in an environment that will challenge further; while allowing to contribute to the growth and success of this organization.

Skills : Toolmaking, Welding, Machine Building, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for purchasing all shop tooling and materials for parts production for the winding equipment built by WGE.
    2. Responsible for maintaining tooling inventory (drills, taps, files, etc.) for the entire shop as well as quoting most spare parts.
    3. Setup and oversee that proper manufacturing procedure is performed by employees while maintaining safety and productivity.
    4. Supply complex conversational milling techniques in order to accomplish diverse production of prototypes, dies, fixtures and close tolerance products.
    5. Operate all shop machinery listed above including programming and set-up of machining center using both manual programming and Shop Cam software.
    6. Assist with assembling and troubleshooting of slot cell machines and in-slot winders.
    7. Assemble upper, middle and lower bearing units on shed winders.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Vocational

Tool Maker II Resume

Summary : Seeking an opportunity in the tool and die industry to utilize extensive experience within a company which emphasizes precision, analytical thinking, and growth.

Skills : Machine Operator, CNC, Customer Service, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for supervision and delegation of required tasks in the manufacture, repair, and revision of plastic injection molds.
    2. Worked with engineers and customers in the creation process of plastic injection molds from part concept to completed project.
    3. Worked and interacted with all departments to ensure timely product delivery.
    4. Proficient with all measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, and indicators as well as surface plates and gage block set-up.
    5. Worked with vertical and horizontal milling machines, lathes, various types of surface grinders, cylindrical grinders, and the supporting tools and/or accessories for each.
    6. Working knowledge of CNC machining centers and EDM machines cutting steel and graphite electrodes.
    7. Managed and supervised the final assembly of plastic injection molds.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Tool Maker Resume

Summary : Seeking employment in an environment where the skill and knowledge have accumulated will be challenged and utilized to its fullest. Desire to be in a working atmosphere that strives for excellence and will help to be successful in endeavors at work and at home.

Skills : Mig, Tig, Stick Welding Fabrication, Machining, Debugging, Installation, Support Machine, Integration.

Description :

    1. Working directly with customers, writing Manufacturing procedures, determining Tooling needs, welding process development and selection.
    2. Perform prototyping and design and development of any new products prior to manufacturing of the part.
    3. Assist Superintendent of Manufacturing Operations in skill upgrade training and improvement of the workforce.
    4. Assist Senior Welding Engineer with developing new welding Procedures and standard working processes for production work.
    5. Manufactured parts, made modifications to improve machine capabilities and to speed productivity and reduce downtime.
    6. Manufactured parts, made modifications to improve machine capabilities and to speed productivity and reduce downtime.
    7. Performed all aspects of mold making, including design and manufacturing of new molds.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Tool Maker Resume

Summary : A detailed-oriented professional with over 17 years of experience in various manufacturing, machining, programming, inspection, and management positions. A team player who works well with others to motivate and accomplish all tasks in a timely manner. Able to adapt well to new environments and can establish priorities and goals to complete assigned work.

Skills : CNC G Code Programming, Precision TIG, Customer Service, Analytical Thinking, Fast Learner, Computer Proficient, Cisco Phone System.

Description :

    1. Validate preliminary drawings from engineering by building parts to print and sending marked up drawings back to engineering for changes.
    2. Provide design feedback to engineers related to ideas that will work for machining parts on various machines including; Mazak, Mori Seiki machining centers.
    3. Experience in running Charmilles EDM wire machine.
    4. Skilled in form grinding and surface grinding on various materials.
    5. Efficient with using track mills and manual mills to create parts based on blueprints.
    6. Assist in making custom-fit parts using wire feed welding and tig welding.
    7. Familiar with assembly processes after the manufacturing process is complete.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma