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Tool and Die maker

Location:
Scarborough, ON, Canada
Posted:
September 30, 2020

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William Blore

adgi9h@r.postjobfree.com

416-***-****

Summary

Highly skilled Tool and Die Maker with expertise in progressive and transfer dies with a focus on continuous improvement of tooling to minimize down time.

Experience and Responsibilities

Anton Manufacturing – June 2014 to present

Troubleshooting and repairing assembly fixtures for hinge lines

Training apprentices and junior toolmakers

Coordinating and performing engineering changes

Troubleshooting and repairing progressive and transfer dies in the press shop adhering to company standards.

Working with Tooling Engineers for first time die try-outs

Hydroform Solutions (Martinrea) – Nov 2012 to June 2014

Troubleshooting and repairing large dies for progressive transfer presses

Troubleshooting and repairing assembly fixtures for the assembly of engine cradles

Inmet (Multimatic Inc.) – 1994 to 2012

Team Leader responsible for all dies within designated press centre.

Working within a Kaizen Continuous Improvement Team, reducing press centre set-up times by 25%.

Initiating trim line changes on multiple dies reducing part scrap on one die from 30% to 0 and reducing wear on form punches on the other resulting in over $20K in savings per year.

Training apprentices and junior toolmakers

Providing expertise at vendor facilities to ensure tooling is running safely and properly.

Troubleshooting and repairing progressive and transfer dies in the press shop adhering to company standards of less than 30 minutes.

Ensuring dies are PM’d properly and production ready

Wiring new dies for die protection

Coordinating and performing engineering changes

Performing first time die try-outs

Verifying machined and repaired dies comply with specifications

Improving tooling to minimize downtime, increase efficiency and safety

Supporting assembly area by making various spare parts for plant machines and tools

Working to blueprints, CAD data, sketches, and verbal instructions

Awards

General Manager Award Recipient

Commitment to continuous improvement – won the company’s General Manager Award for the Get in G.E.A.R. (Group Efforts Achieving Results) program and consistently placed in the top 10.

Education & Training

Tool and Die Maker Certificate of Qualification

CADKey

Kaizen Continuous Improvement Program

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GDT)

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

TIG & MIG Welding

Die Protection

Overhead Crane and Safety Training

Forklift License



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