Tool Maker

Writing a great tool maker resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Lydia Gabino | (784) 368-0505 | Wichita, KS


I have over 4 years of experience as a Tool Maker. I am skilled in operating lathes, milling machines, and other tool-making equipment. I have the ability to read blueprints and follow instructions carefully. I am also experienced in performing quality control checks on finished products. My goal is to produce high-quality tools that meet or exceed customer expectations.


Lead Tool Maker at Haldex, KSJun 2022 - Present

  • Trained two new employees in the proper use of tools and equipment.
  • Reduced downtime by 30% through regular maintenance of machines.
  • Implemented a new organization system for the tool room which increased efficiency by 20%.
  • Led team of 3 in design and creation of custom jigs and fixtures, reducing production time by 50%.
  • Developed a preventative maintenance program that reduced repair costs by 10%.
  • Created an inventory management system that decreased wasted materials by 5%.

Tool Maker at Federal Mogul, KSSep 2018 - Apr 2022

  • Developed and implemented a new process for creating widgets that increased production by 25%.
  • Trained three apprentices in the art of widget-making, one of whom went on to become a journeyman Tool Maker.
  • Researched and recommended a new type of steel that decreased breakage by 30%.
  • Wrote a company-wide manual on best practices for widget making.
  • Led the team that developed and installed the first computerized system for tracking inventory and orders.
  • Successfully completed more than 1,000 projects over the course of my career.


High School Diploma at Wichita High School, Wichita, KSSep 2013 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are time management, how to study for exams, and how to research and write essays.


  • Tool Making
  • Machining
  • Metalworking
  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Assembly
  • Maintenance

Jeania Vari | (708) 961-5512 | 3811 Adams St, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA


I am a toolmaker with over 4 years of experience in the field. I have worked on many different projects and have gained valuable skills and knowledge during my time in this profession. I am able to use various tools and machines to create high-quality products that meet the specific requirements of my clients. My attention to detail ensures that every product is made to the highest standard possible. I take pride in my work and always strive to produce the best results for my clients.


Lead Tool Maker at Snap-on, NDMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of tool makers in the development and production of over 500 tools used in the manufacturing process, resulting in increased efficiency and productivity.
  • Reduced scrap rates by 30% through improved tool design and better quality control procedures.
  • Implemented lean manufacturing principles to streamline the tool making process, reducing lead times by 20%.
  • Trained new employees on proper toolmaking techniques and safety procedures.

Tool Maker at Craftsman, NDSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Created 50 new tools, saving the company $250,000 in tooling costs.
  • Developed a new process for creating complex multi-part tools, reducing production time by 30%.
  • Led a team of 4 toolmakers in the development and implementation of a lean manufacturing initiative that reduced waste by 25%.
  • Trained 2 apprentices in toolmaking techniques, both of whom went on to become journeyman level craftsmen.
  • Researched and sourced 3 new suppliers for raw materials and components, resulting in a 10% reduction in overall costs.


High School Diploma at Central High School, NDAug 2014 - May 2018

I have learned to be organized, to budget my time, and to be responsible.


  • Tool Making
  • Machining
  • Metalworking
  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Blueprint Reading