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Tool maker

Toronto, Canada
November 03, 2011

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Obtain a position as a team player in a people oriented manufacturing organization where I can maximize my vast tooling and machining experience in a challenging environment to help achieve the corporate goals.


Licensed Tool & Die Maker and General Machinist

Expert trouble-shooter and problem solver

Supervisory experience in assemble production equipments and introducing modified tooling

Responsible, reliable, punctual and dedicated

Works well independently and in a team environment

Committed to maintaining quality and efficiency

Strongly self-motivated, enthusiastic and a quick learner

Skilled in Computer Numerical Control Programming

Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Internet, e-mail


Tool and Die Maker

Experienced with high volume, high precision tungsten carbide progressive dies, blanking, piercing, broaching, bending, stamping, coining, forming, drawing, shearing, shaving, trimming, extruding, cold forming, assembly dies, transfer dies, side cam operations, injection and compression moulds.

Designed, planned, processed, manufactured, repaired, modified and maintained production equipment, jigs, fixtures, form blocks, templates, gauges and dies, from selecting material to finishing.

Planed, processed, manufactured, fitted, assembled, polished, maintained, modified, repaired tools, dies and equipment.

Used Theodolite 3000 System (MANCAT) in conventional, optical and computer aided tooling.

Experienced in heat treatment of materials, brazing, soldering, oxy-acetylene, arc/welding and flame - cutting.

Set up operation of engine lathes, conventional and N.C. milling machines, radial and sensitive drilling machines, jig boring, external, internal cylindrical grinding, surface grinding, form grinding, cutter grinding, sharpening, honing, polishing and balancing.

Used schematic, blueprints, and manuals for machining of parts and maintenance of production equipment.

Trouble - shoot and repaired mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems.

Maintained, modified and repaired general & specialized tooling, production equipment and machine builder.


Used measurement instruments including shadowgraph, Rockwell hardness tester, toolmaker's microscope and Theodolite 3000 System (MANCAT).

Was responsible for documentation, source inspection and design inspection techniques.

Verified compatibility of production process with tooling mechanism.

Supervisory Experience

Increased assembly production by 200 percent, Introduced modifies tooling.

Preformed quality control and participated in maintenance in supervisory capacity.

Computer Numerical Control Part Programmer

Manually wrote programs as well as using Smart CAM version 6.0 and PC-APT also AutoCAD and Cad key.

Set up operation of vertical mill and lathe machines.


Jig and Tool Maker 2011 – to date

Avcorp Industries Inc. 10025 River way, Delta, B.C V4G-1M7

Sub-contractor (Tool and Die Maker) 2008 - 2009

Bell Helicopter TEXTRON, Mirabel, Quebec

Tool and Die Maker 2005 – 2007

Ascent Tool Corporation, Mississauga, Ontario

Tool and Die Maker 2003 – 2005

Commercial Spring and Tool, Mississauga, Ontario

Sub-contractor (Mould Maker, Machine Builder and Tool & Die Maker) 2001 – 2002

Tool and die Maker 2000 - 2001

Warren Industries, Concord, Ontario

Tool and die Maker 1997 - 2000

F.K. Peterson Tool Mfg. Co. Oakville, Ontario


Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNCP) 1992

George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

Auto Computer Aided Drafting (Auto CAD) 1991

Humber College, Etobicoke, Ontario

Quality Assurance Dimensional Metrology 1990

George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

Optical Alignment - Tooling 1990

Boeing of Canada, deHavilland Division, Downsview, Ontario

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Skills Training 1989

Boeing of Canada, deHavilland Division, Downsview, Ontario

Mechanical Engineering Technician 1968 - 1974

City and Guilds of London Institute, England (U.K)


Certificate of Outstanding Performance 1988

deHavilland Canada, Boeing Company

References Available Upon Request

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