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Engineer Mechanical Design

Winthrop, Massachusetts, 02152, United States
February 15, 2018

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Robert L. Sterling

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Winthrop, MA 02152

Home Phone (617) ***-****

To Whom It May Concern,

I am most interested in your advertisement for a position with your company. I feel that my qualifications and experience are well suited to your needs.

For more than 35 years, I have been involved in machine shops as a R&D Machinist and also in Model Shops gaining experience fabricating and repairing injection molds.

At your earliest convenience, I would like to meet with you and discuss your personal needs and how I might contribute to your company.

Thank you for your consideration,

Robert L. Sterling

Robert L. Sterling

141 Loring Road, Winthrop, MA 02152

(617) ***-****


With over 35 years of professional success in model design and fabrication, my goal is to work in a progressive environment, in which I can apply my advanced machinist and model making skills

Professional Experience

Chelsea Clock, Chelsea, MA Sept. 1999 – May. 2017

Tool Maker/ Machine Tech

Responsible for the development of drill and milling machine fixtures that are used in the fabrication of high-end quality clocks and replacement parts.

This includes development and implementation of enhancements to current drilling techniques and processes

Development and fabrication of new fixtures/tools to be used during the production of new product lines

Shaping and repair of aged fixtures for repurposing and/or repair of existing products sent in for servicing

Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge & Norwood, MA Dec. 1978 – Feb. 1998

Technical Specialist

Responsibilities included working on Lathes and Milling Machines, Jig Bores and Wire EDM Machines to fabricate and/or repair injection molds.

Project requirements included working on CAD/CAM creating tool paths for CNC machines

Instruments Laboratory Inc., Lexington, MA Nov. 1973 – Dec. 1978

R&D Machinist

Responsibilities included working on Lathes and Milling Machines making parts for medical equipment, repair and/or fabrication of injection molds which ranged from one cavity to twenty-four.

Other key responsibilities included BAU maintenance and management of injections molds and enhancements


3D Systems Stereolithographic Pro/Engineer 1993-1997

Rapid Prototyping Tooling (Accelerated Courses)

Sheet Metal Design

Basic CNC

Basic Design

CAD/CAM Basic Computer Vision 1990

Mechanical Design


Solid Model Northeastern University 1984-1990

Personal Computer

CAD/CAM Operation


Numerical Control Systems Wentworth Institute 1967-1984

& Advanced Numerical Control

Arc Welding

Oxy-Acetylene Welding

Machine Tool Operation

Engineering Drafting Franklin Institute 1965-1966

Machine Shop Tool & Die

General Courses Fryeburg Academy 1950 - 1955

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