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Tools Makers develop tools that are used to manufacture other products. The best resume samples for Tool Makers mention responsibilities like using CAD software, cutting and shaping parts, using computer controlled equipment, performing precision measurements, and maintaining machines in good condition. These highly-skilled workers should emphasize in their resumes the ability to follow engineering plans, good math skills, teamwork, time management and accuracy. A high school diploma and technical instruction acquired during apprenticeship programs are commonplace among Tool Makers.

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1

Senior Experimental Tool Maker

Adept with all industry-standard measuring instruments (interferometer, collimating down to 2 arch seconds and optical flats to 1/10 wave, mechanical down to the 5th digit).

  • Collaborated with various design teams to research, develop, and build new products.
  • Skilled at applying lean manufacturing standards to streamline productivity and reduce company expenses.
  • Provided customer-focused solutions and engaged in regular communication with clients, vendors, and internal staff.
  • Expert with the use of various aerospace materials.
  • Performed daily analyzing and troubleshooting to ensure efficiency and identify potential system failures.
  • Trained apprentices and served as the lead mentor; evaluated colleagues' job performance.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
2

Lead Tool Maker

Experienced in the manufacturing of plastic injection molds, bi-molds, multi-cavity molds, stack molds, hot runner molds, two shot molds, various closure molds and connector molds

  • Analyzed the work involved in manufacturing molds
  • Assigned work projects to other departments
  • Supervised the team to ensure timely completion of the contracted job
  • Managed and supervised the final assembly of plastic injection molds
  • Experienced in reading and verifying blueprints prior to the manufacture of plastic injection molds
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
Management And Control
3

New Build Tool Maker

Repaired, maintained and built new tooling.

  • Built special carbide punch and die sets from zero to twenty-five millionths clearance.
  • While working with planners, engineers and the development team, lay out and built special tools, and inspected for qualification.
  • Support form and shear and measurement tooling and adjusted for various departments.
  • Assisted engineering department with prototype tooling, for new builds.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Tool Maker/machine Repair

Plant was acquired by Siemens VDO (Apr. 2004)

  • Maintained production equipment for assembly line automotive electronics.
  • Manufactured parts, made modifications to improve machine capabilities and to speed productivity and reduce down time.
  • Successfully completed TPM training (Total Productive Maintenance).
  • Utilized machine shop and plant equipment: lathes, mills, saws, sheet metal shears, presses, forklift, aerial lifts and hand tools.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Tool Maker/machine Repair

  • Plant was acquired by Siemens VDO (Apr. 2004)
  • Maintained production equipment for assembly line automotive electronics.
  • Manufactured parts, made modifications to improve machine capabilities and to speed productivity and reduce down time.
  • Successfully completed TPM training (Total Productive Maintenance).
  • Utilized machine shop and plant equipment: lathes, mills, saws, sheet metal shears, presses, forklift, aerial lifts and hand tools.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Tool Maker

  • Performed all aspects of mold making, including design and manufacturing of new molds
  • Conducted engineering changes on new and existing tooling
  • Repaired and polished damaged molds
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Tool &die
Criminal Justice
7

Tool Maker

Responsible for continuous operation of machining and assembly lines

  • Built and repaired fixtures, gages, jigs, and assembly tools
  • Diagnosed and repaired fixture hydraulic systems
  • Assisted tool designers and engineers in fixture development
  • Considered the "Go to Guy" for rush jobs, development, and prototyping
Candidate Info
50
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Technology
8

Tool Maker

Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot progressive dies. Build fixtures, redesign to improve existing tooling, and rework perishable tooling.

  • Built several single station dies (non progressive).
  • Utilize engineering blueprints to build various component parts for dies.
  • Make required parts and assemble into completed jigs and fixtures according to blueprint specifications.
  • Accurately machine to tolerance up to .001 to .0001.
  • Utilize mills, grinders, lathes in manufacture and repair including ACU-RITE programmable mill.
  • Utilize automatic feed grinders.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Tool Maker at Closet Maid

Position responsibility includes tooling fabrication, re-engineering of tooling used on ventilated shelving fabrication equipment and Euro Draw wire drawing machines

  • Responsibility also integrates overall plant machine up-keep and repair needs
  • Complete Planned Maintenance system obligations and work order based musts.
  • Machine shop equipment most familiar with includes the following; Mazak smart turn 250, 12 x 25 x 60 Milltronics, 6 x 14 x 31 Hurco VMC, 8 x 12 Japax wire EDM, Cress controlled atmosphere heat treat oven, 12 x 28 AMW automatic surface grinder, ten years experience on the CNC machine. Especially comfortable working in the metric system.
  • Exceptionally skilled in 3-axis CNC machining, tooling and fixtures.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints effectively and familiar with VCarve pro as a post-processor.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
29
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Machine Shop Technology
AA
Associate of Arts
10

Tool Maker

Set-up Grinders Machine with experience Jack mill, Cincinnati Center less Grinder

  • Prepared blanks and welded tips on the blanks to prepare to make form tools.
  • Process of Tool Bits: Grooving Tool, Face Grooving, Boring Tool, Threading Tool. OD/ID
  • Radius, Chamfer angle in Xo Tolerances in (+/_ .002" standard) External and Internal Face and Grooving Right and Left hand OD/ID. Grooving and Turning Inserts- Boring tools, knife Tool making process and Tooling Sharpening.
  • CNC Lathe Machinist experience with knowledge of Mazak turning centers, CNC Fanuc control, Semiautomatic Lathes, and conventional Mill machines operator
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job

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