Tool and Die Maker Resume Sample

Updated on August 18, 2018

Position Overview

Tool and Die Makers work in manufacturing arena where their primary work is to construct dies, molds, jigs and other tools as required in a specific order. These are highly skilled people and usually, learn the trade on the job.

Let us have a look at what a tool and die maker will write in a resume when applying for a job in response to an advertised position.

See also: Cover Letter for Tool and Die Maker Resume


Tool and Die Maker Resume Sample


Kenneth Jones
8001 Strong Avenue, Beloit, WI 89022
(000) 999-9207

11+ years’ hands-on machining experience including set-ups, CNC programming, and CMM operation. Proficient in the operation of manual lathes, mills, CNC (general programming), surface grinders, horizontal and vertical saws, and basic machine shop equipment.
• Functional knowledge of constructing both tools and dies keeping in mind predefined specifications
• Highly skilled in visualizing and computing dimensions and tolerance of assemblies
• Hands on experience in determining tools and equipment needed for each process
• Ability to incorporat sensors on dies as a form of hazard prevention

• Knowledge of raw materials and tool room machinery
• Proven ability to use material handling equipment
• Deep familiarity with advanced shop mathematics
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Able to work in a fast paced environment

• Formulated, and implemented a sensor that worked with environmental elements to ensure the safety of dies while in process
• Wrote a manual on fabrication processes to be used as a tool and die maker bible by newly hired employees


Tool and Die Maker
Codec Tools, Beloit, WI           2013-present
• Produce dies and tools in accordance with customers’ specification
• Troubleshoot dies to analyze problems and failures
• Study blueprints and engineering sketches
• Layout work processes and sequences of operations
• Perform repair and alteration procedures
• Monitor equipment and report malfunctions as needed

Tool and Die Maker
Warn Industries, Clackamas, OR                        2007-2013
• Operated a variety of machine tools
• Worked with designers and engineers to develop and modify tools
• Worked using blueprints, complex specifications, and diagrams.
• Used precision inspection instruments and devices to check the quality of work
• Inspected  components from vendors to ensure conformance to engineering standards

Tool and Die Apprenticeship
ABC Company – 2005

High School Diploma
Beloit High School, Beloit, WI

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