Tooling Manager Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Experienced Tooling Manager seeking a position with growing firm that can make use of my expertise.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in managing tool repair and maintenance process
  • Familiarity with design and manufacture of fabrication tooling
  • Wide knowledge of metal stamping, metal assembly, and tool & die repair
  • Proficient with 3-D CAD systems, Catia, Unigraphics, SolidWorks, AutoCAD and SURFCAM
  • Good understanding of assembling cooling techniques
  • Ability to maintain molding machines and design plastic processes
  • Ability to interview, hire, and train employees
  • Ability to plan, organize and control all aspects of internal tooling development

Professional Experience:

Tooling Manager

Austin Allen Company, Louisville, KY

October 2008 – Present

  • Managed technical support for customers and ensured cost effective resolutions to customers.
  • Coordinated with product development group and maintained good working relations with engineers and suppliers.
  • Established a team that focuses all energies in resolving problems for customers.
  • Monitored work and ensured compliance of safety procedures and maintained a safe work area for employees.
  • Developed metrics to measure performance of individual departments and prepared reports to be submitted to management.
  • Determined and implemented all productivity improvements programs.
  • Assisted other departments in planning and implementation of new processes.
  • Hired employees and trained them in process to understand working of market.

Tooling Suerindendent

AAR Corp., Louisville, KY

August 2003 – September 2008

  • Managed and maintained all plant tooling equipments.
  • Developed various fixtures and tooling for processes.
  • Performed troubleshoot on plant tooling process and provided technical support.
  • Prepared budget for departments and ensured adherence of project to budget.
  • Organized and managed planning and budgeting of projects.
  • Determined and implemented company policies and procedures.

Tooling Engineer

Granite Services International, Inc, Louisville, KY

May 1998 – July 2003

  • Developed tooling process according to company standards.
  • Analyzed existing tool inventory and recommended improvements to tooling process.
  • Coordinated with maintenance and engineering teams and identified issues in process.
  • Assisted engineers and developed enhancements to tool designs.
  • Determined tooling standards and developed program for existing and future tooling process.
  • Maintained good working relations with machine shop and tool makers.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Widener University, Chester, PA