Toolmaker Resume Samples

A Toolmaker will create precision tools that are typically used to manufacture products. The most common roles and responsibilities associated with this role are listed on the Toolmaker Resume as follows – using manufacturing software such as CAD, reading and understanding engineering blueprints, schematics and drawings; shaping tools, cutting metals as per the dimension specified; handling machine maintenance, operating cutting machines; developing and manufacturing tooling for the product development group; and performing multiple tool room functions.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – engineering expertise, strong math skills, computer competences, accuracy, attention to details; knowledge of using and operating forklifts; extensive knowledge of lathes, millers and CNC welders; and proficiency in reading all types of blueprints. Even though on-the-job training will be provided, employers expect at least a degree in Science or design.

 

Toolmaker Resume example

ToolMaker Resume

Summary : Looking for an entry-level position where I can use the Tool and Die skills. Interested to work in an organization where I can improve on what is learned so far and like to learn more about progressive, and hot form dies. Fast learner and enjoy to takeup new challenges.

Skills : Tool Maker, Welding Tig, Crane Rigger Class From ATC.

Description :

    1. Ability to read blueprints and perform shop math calculations. Built line dies in the die shop.
    2. Worked draw, trim, punch, flange dies.
    3. Ability to effectively and safely use a wide variety of hand tools, wrenches, files, and various small tools associated with maintenance/repair work.
    4. Built a couple of hot form dies and received training from a company that came to train.
    5. Used computerized prints to build the dies from.
    6. Operated equipment like vertical and horizontal mills, Bridgeports, lathes, drills, grinders, press brake.
    7. Fit cams, spot steels, shoot targets for steels, set punches, work trim, heel a die.
    8. Helped others build dies, now usually have an apprentice or a new hire working with learning.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Machine Tools


ToolMaker Resume

Summary : A skilled Toolmaker, equipment repairer, assistant shift lead and manual machinist. have been trained in the job for over 15 years, receiving supervision from veteran machinists, toolmakers and maintenance personnel covering all key skill areas machinery repairs, operating machinery such as surface grinders, lathes, milling machines, vertical milling machines etc. 

Skills : Lathe Machines, CNC, Surface Grinders.

Description :

    1. Operated, troubleshoot, and maintained progressive stamping dies.
    2. Operated stamping presses, conventional lathes, mills, and surface grinders to produce tight tolerance tooling from blueprints.
    3. Operated heat treat ovens. Troubleshoot equipment, make minor electrical repairs, make mechanical adjustments, replace parts on equipment as needed.
    4. Inspected production parts for quality assurance using micrometer, calipers, drop gauges, indicator, and other machining tools.
    5. Operated small overhead cranes and chain hoists to move dies around.
    6. Operated forklifts power jacks and hand jacks to move supplies and material.
    7. Used welders and torches to fabricate or repair press enclosures or repair tooling.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S


Toolmaker Resume

Objective : Over twenty-six years of toolmaking and machining experience in all phases of job shop operations. Strong background in prototype development, vertical machining, turning, and surface grinding. Exceptional analytical, coordinating, designing, and troubleshooting skills.

Skills : Drill Press, EDM, Trouble Shooting.

Description :

    1. Gained extensive experience in utilizing dividing heads and compound angle setups to machine helical cutting tooling.
    2. Designed and built intricate shearing and perforating die sets for manufacturing electrically conductive stipping for the computer industry.
    3. Constructed snap gages and specialized jaws for pneumatic vises and prototype machine details.
    4. Reinforced teamwork skills by being an integral part of the process required to manufacture custom cutting tooling.
    5. Fabricated complete alignment and assembly jigs, templates, and fixtures.
    6. Produced toolings such as high temp laminated fixtures, plaster casts, and mockups from master bond jigs and other information.
    7. Set up and operated shop tools such as lathes, milling machine and grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machined parts to specs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Advanced Machine Tools

Tool and Die Maker Resume

Objective : A formally educated machinist with ten years worth of experience that includes manual work, CNC programming & toolmaking. Have recently transitioned into the field of quality assurance and have spent the last year and a half programming & utilizing large CMMs. Looking to continue down either career path.

Skills : PC-DMIS, CMM, CNC Programming, Manual Machining.

Description :

    1. Builds, alters, and diagnoses a variety of bending and forming tools, ordinary jigs, fixtures, gauges and machined parts.
    2. Performs a variety of setups on tool room equipment and demonstrates bench work, fitting and assembly of tools to insure satisfactory performance. 
    3. Floated between complete machine cells setting up processes, programming and producing various components and stocking them for assembly.
    4. Wrote, revised or edited programs in a timely manner to avoid interruptions in production.
    5. Actively documented production times identified waste and provided input & suggestions for process improvement.
    6. Worked to efficiently replenish daily M.R.S.
    7. Worked with in house and customer engineers in prototype development.
    8. Built machine details and components for in house machine building.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Tool and Die Maker Resume

Summary : Motivated Toolmaker with two years experience working in a team oriented environment. Interested in working with a company that will allow to use skills and experience to its fullest.

Skills : TIG, Prototype Parts, Plastic Parts.

Description :

    1. Monitored electrical systems in soft zone dies: changing heaters and rerouting wires.
    2. Consistently worked with press room to decrease in-press downtime.
    3. Maintained proper 5s condition.
    4. Focused on continuous improvement within the toolroom.
    5. Ability to operate press in order to spot dies.
    6. Built Dies Repair Dies. Worked part-time while working.
    7. Machined and ground aluminum and stainless steel castings.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S in Machine Tool Technology

Toolmaker Resume

Objective : To obtain a position in a growing company, where I can use skills and knowledge. Operated forklifts power jacks and hand jacks to move supplies and material. Use welders and torches to fabricate or repair press enclosures or repair tooling.

Skills : Machine Tools, Die Repair, Hand Tools.

Description :

    1. Used Bridgeport mills, lathes, surface grinders heat treating equipment, optical comparators and surface plates TIG and MIG welding, material and tooling inventory, and blueprint reading.
    2. Worked extensively on key-less ignition program, including building test fixtures from production to Q.C.
    3. Designed and built for the test lab, 3 test fixtures, to simultaneously test weather-proofing of 30 Fobik transmitters.
    4. Built a machine to remove date codes from copper heat sinks from rejected De Walt power tool switches for reuse instead of scrapping them as previously done.
    5. Built custom-designed assembly line tooling out of tool-steel, Delrin, Maytec Extrusions, Ultem Hi-temp plastic, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, brass etc.
    6. Worked on modifications to existing assembly lines, working with design engineers to improve and debug manufacturing problems and procedures, and worked with maintenance personnel assisting in repairs on broken line machinery.
    7. Worked on PMI's on tool-room machines, heat-treated tool-steel parts, and made & modified spare parts for plastic molding machines.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS Technology

Toolmaker Technician Resume

Summary : Have ground machine tooling in both steel and carbide for forty years, Supported Production,made Fixtures by verbal instructions. Worked with individual Engineering Interns and Tool-room apprentices, on their specific projects. Made dies and punches for progressive metal stamping (hi-precision tolerances).

Skills : Machine Operator, Math, Precision Grinding, Blue Print Reading.

Description :

    1. Made new and specialty tooling for production machines.
    2. Grounded of new die blocks, reshaping and reforming die blocks for punch presses.
    3. Made special reamers, drills, and any tooling necessary to get jobs done.
    4. Reworked hand-held calipers. Used Blueprint reading Math skills Machining Precision grinding Holding close tolerances.
    5. Built new machinery, repair production machinery, conveyors, build part stacking equipment.
    6. Set-up and operated milling machines, lathes, drill presses, surface grinders Made gauges, and variety of tools for production workers.
    7. Worked in the tool room using Manual Lathe and Bridgeport Mills building jigs and fixtures from blueprints and own design.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

ToolMaker Resume

Headline : As a Tool and Die Maker over 3 years of experience, responsible for making tools as per the blueprint, operating machine tools and determining methods of operation.

Skills : MIG welder, Machine Operation, Height Gauges.

Description :

  • Experienced in making tools for acme grisly automatic screw machines.
  • Experienced in operation of Bridgeport mill, lathe, and surface grinder.
  • Studied specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualized product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Computed dimensions, plans layout, and determines the assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Sets up and operated machine tools to machine parts and verifies conformance to specifications.
  • Smoothened flat and contoured surfaces and power grinders and fits and assembled parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verified dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

ToolMaker II Resume

Summary : A professional seeking a position utilizing Machinist and Toolmaking experience, Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install components, Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools, and draws or sketches design of the product.

Skills : Preventative Maintenance, New Tools, Dial Indicators.

Description :

    1. Repaired and maintained injection, roto, and compression molds, all forms of related tooling.
    2. Built-up framework needed on new rotomolded, and venting, date/time, and fastener inserts.
    3. Designed and built second operation toolings, such as gate milling, assembly, hot stamping, life cycle, or destructive/ non-destructive testing.
    4. Instructed 2nd shift machine operators on usage and safety for automated tooling.
    5. Assisted product engineers on design issues for new products.
    6. Maintained soft and permanent (electronic) records on tooling, instrumentation, and work performed.
    7. Maintained a perfect safety record.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Journeyman Toolmaker Resume

Summary : To continue to learn and work in a challenging and rewarding career as a Tool and Die Maker/ Technician. Proven in many aspects of tooling for both metal stamping and injection molded plastics. will utilize fifteen years of machine tool setup, machining operations, precision measuring, and repair experience.

Skills : Machining, Trouble Shooting, CNC Milling.

Description :

    1. Formated presses to produce parts within required tolerances and optimal efficiency and recognize and correct both typical and unusual die, press and cell problems.
    2. Contributed to the die design concepts for the dual purpose of developing new tooling and upgrading existing tooling.
    3. Oversaw the layout and inspection of tooling before placing it into a press including necessary tool sharpening and polishing.
    4. Organized and updated tool books as needed.
    5. Operated toolroom equipment efficiently to produce all necessary tooling and ensure standard, quality parts come off each assigned press/cell.
    6. Trained transfer press operators and die setters to comply with all quality standards.
    7. Troubleshooted minor hydraulic and electrical press/cell problems to achieve maximum productivity
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S in Machine Tool Technology