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Toolmakers are responsible for creating precision tools used to manufacture products. Common work activities listed on a Toolmaker resume example are using manufacturing software such as CAD, creating tool designs, reading engineering drawings and blueprints, shaping tools, operating cutting machines, and handling machine maintenance. Most resumes for Toolmaker highlight skills like engineering expertise, strong math skills, computer competences, attention to details, accuracy, teamwork, and time management. A Bachelor’s Degree and training in science, design, and math are required to become a Toolmaker.

1

Journeyman Toolmaker

  • Member of initial pilot line at Indiana Transmission Plant II assisting in resolving several key issues that helped lower the Mean Time to Repair and increase the Mean Time Between Failures, which led to a higher Overall Equipment Effectiveness percentages.
  • Contributed in the final tuning of two key lines that raised the output by 35% due to improved modifications.
  • Repair and troubleshoot machinery in the plant.
  • Build and design repair parts.
  • Build and design fixtures.
  • Overhead Crane Certified
  • Forklift Certified
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Tool & Die
2

Prototype Lead Toolmaker/ Prototype Manager

  • Developed, designed, and manufactured tooling for the product development group
  • Created fixturing and implemented new processes for various metal forming applications
  • Performed multiple tool room functions to successfully complete product development projects
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
3

Toolmaker Apprentice

  • Completed 6,000 of 10,040 hours State Indentured Apprenticeship
  • Assisted in the manufacturing of plastic injection molds holding tolerance 0 +/-.0002
  • On-the-Jobs experience thus far during Apprenticeship
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Technical
4

Apprentice Toolmaker

  • Worked with engineers and quality control specialists to meet strict production guidelines.
  • Conducted inspections and made final adjustments to production tooling.
  • Identified problems with eyelet systems, and built new tooling from prints and specifications while holding extremely
  • Completed 4,000 hours apprenticeship training.
  • Primary contact for technical assistance on all tooling changes and rebuilds.
  • Extensive knowledge of lathes, millers, surface grinders, CNC millers & welders.
  • Proficient in reading all types of blue prints.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Machine Tool Design - Blueprint Reading
AS
Manufacturing Enguneering
5

Toolmaker Specialist

  • Was responsible for the fabrication of multiple new product development injection molds for the electrical industry.
  • Worked closely with Design and Manufacturing Engineers to assure that projects meet business plan timelines.
  • Worked within a team that transitioned product from being produced from compression molds to an injection molding process. This new molding process enabled Leviton to achieve a 40% product cost reduction while improving machine cycle time of 35%.
  • Operated a wide range of tool room machinery and measuring equipment such as Milling, Lathe, Surface Grinding, Cylindrical Grinding, Engraving, EDM and Horizontal Grinding/Milling Machines.
  • Was responsible for all hand crafting duties in regards to fitting repaired and new injection and compression molds.
  • Assured that products and their manufacturing processes fall within the ISO 9002 guidelines.
  • Designed and fabricated tooling fixtures for the manufacturing of new and existing products.
  • Setup production machinery and train operators on work procedures.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
Apprenticeship For Industrial Tool
6

E.d.m. Operator/toolmaker

  • Program, set up, operate and maintain a Mitsubishi FX10 wire E.D.M. machine.
  • Scheduling of jobs, designing and building of fixtures required for jobs.
  • Coordinating with other personnel to ensure jobs are completed according to scheduled deadlines.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Machinist/toolmaker

  • Operate 2Op Prototrak SMX mill and manual lathes to produce prototypes from blueprints with tolerances as low as .0002
  • Create and edit CNC programs to reduce production time
  • Find solutions to production problems by suggesting ideas new to the company
  • Support production as needed
  • Materials include 400 series stainless steel, carbide, H13, and A4
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
8

Engineering Tech, Mold Repair, Mold Maker & Toolmaker

  • Assisted in developing their first preventive maintenance plan for all molds.
  • Work with R & D, developing all new implants for molds and for all new lines being built.
  • Built prototype molds, setup all injection molds and maintained all molds.
  • Work with Plastic Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and Solid Work Designers to develop all our prototype molds, by using all machine shop equipment.
  • Preformed all maintenance on all injection molding machines as well as various types of electrical and mechanical troubleshooting.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Mechanical Engineering
C
Certificate
9

Apprentice Toolmaker

  • Build, maintain, trouble shoot, and sharpen progressive dies.
  • Utilize surface grinders and opti-dressers, millers, lathes, and drill presses to create forms, punches, and dies.
  • Experienced with using precision measuring tools and equipment, including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, indicators shadowgraphs, micro-views, and digital height indicators.
  • Worked unsupervised during third shift providing production support for roughly a year in the toolroom.
  • Experience in Bruderer press set up and operation, 22-ton and 30-ton.
  • Toolmakers Certificate acquired.(04/19/05)
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Precision Machining Gaining Experience
10

Toolmaker/machinist

Worked as a toolmaker fabricating machine tools and gauging for Honeywell, Boeing, and Sergeant Controls production parts.

  • Built tooling, fixtures and gauges.
  • Reworked tooling and gauges.
  • Supported tooling, fixtures, and gauges for multiple production.
  • Worked closely with engineers from the various companies solving problems and improving the manufacturing needs.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job

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