Tool And Die Resume Cover Letter

Violet McCoy

100 Main Street

Cityplace, CA, 91019

Home: (555) 322-7337

Cell: (555) 322-7337


Talented and hardworking tool maker/machinist with 27 years experience in all types of machining, designing, and fabricating with expertise in Hurco conversational programming and SolidWorks tool designing. Skilled in blue print reading and GD&T. Also have weld experience in Mig, and arc welding.


  • Initiative to work independently
  • Strategic thinker
  • Quality inspection professional
  • Metal working ability
  • Production scheduling experience
  • Project Manager experience
  • Tool design capable
  • Tool making experience


In the 27 years in the business I worked my way from the deburr department to the sheet metal dept. then to manual machining dept. I then ran a quick fab dept. for several years followed by a toolmaker/model maker position. I was then promoted to line lead whose responsibilities included; scheduling, troubleshooting, and insuring all associates stayed on task and were supplied with whatever was necessary for them to accomplish day to day activities. After this I was moved to a tooling engineer position and was responsible for quoting, tool designing, tool building, and managed various projects from start to finish.


Tool maker, lead, and tool designer, 06/2004 - 11/2013   Millat Industries - Dayton , Oh

Designed and built tooling. Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned.Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.Drafted a timescale for all jobs.Ensured the most cost-effective production methods were employed.Monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.

Sheet Metal Fabricator, Welder, Machinist, Quick Fab lead, and Toolmaker, 02/1988 - 06/2004   Trimble Navigation - Dayton, Oh

Operated manual lathes, manual mills, Hurco CNC mill, Mig welders, saws, grinders, press brakes, punch presses, roll formers, shears and turret punches along with various other hand tools.


1980 Fairborn Park Hills High School - Fairborn , OH, Greene   High School Diploma

National Honor society member

1980 Greene Vocational  - Xenia, Ohio, Greene   Auto mechanics

Was top in class and named outstanding tradesmen in auto mechanics.

1992 Mongomery JVS - Dayton , OH , Mongomery   Machine Trades


Active member of Lake Avenue Christian Church

TOOL & DIE MAKER – Rokwell Industries currently has an opening for a Tool & Die Maker in a full-time position working M-Th, 5:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  This position will be responsible for producing tools, dies, and specialized parts and devices used on manufacturing machines.  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Analyzing  print specifications, setup and operate machine tools to manufacture parts to specifications; maintaining the maintenance and repair of existing tooling fixtures; fitting and assembling tools to make and repair, jigs, fixtures, gauges and hand tools; setup and operate machining centers; build and maintain dies for production; designing tools, jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids; and verifying dimensions, alignment, and clearances of finished components using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.

Skills and Experience includes high school diploma or equivalent; formal training in an apprenticeship program, vocational school, community or technical college is preferred; eight (8) years of documented experience as a Tool & Die Maker in a manufacturing environment; and knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.

Physical RequirementsMust be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time; must be able to frequently move about the work area to perform required duties; must possess manual dexterity and visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions and operate computer programs, office equipment, and manufacturing equipment; and may relocate products weighing between .5 (1/2) pound up to 60 pounds at various times.


Employees shall be committed to continually improve the quality and delivery of our product and services to better satisfy the needs and expectations of our customers.

Commitment to Core Values

Employees shall be committed to the following company core values:

  • Safe
  • Dependable
  • Customer Focused
  • Aligned
  • Great Teammate
  • Constantly Improving
  • Responsible


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