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Tool and Die Makers Interview Questions

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Tool and die makers are among the most highly skilled workers in manufacturing. These workers produce and repair tools, dies, and special guiding and holding devices that enable machines to produce a variety of products we use daily?from clothing and furniture to heavy equipment and parts for aircraft. They may work in manufacturing plants that produce tools in house, or in machine shops that only produce specialized machine tools for other manufacturers.
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Tool and Die Makers Interview Questions

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What do you like least about being a Tool and Die Maker?

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Really tough question I think, what least I like .. Let me thinl fore a minute .. Ok I came with my answer .. The theory classes time .. They should me more time to cover theory parts .
 
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To harde to be a tool and die maker.
 

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#3 of 25

What do you like most about being a Tool and Die Maker?

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This job is self rewarding.
 
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Carefully studies of module.
 

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#4 of 25

What is the most rewarding part of being a Tool and Die Maker?

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When you finish building a die and see it run parts.
 
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Being proud of your career and what you have made to perfection.
 

Education Requirements

There are many different ways to become a machinist or tool and die maker. Machinists train in apprenticeship programs, vocational schools, or community or technical colleges, or on the job. To become a fully trained tool and die maker takes several years of technical instruction, as well as on-the-job training. Good math, problem-solving, and computer skills are important. A high school diploma is necessary.

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#5 of 25

How do you handle heavy loads of stress?

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Keeping calm and analyzing what are the options that I have to solve a problem.
 
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Make time to relax after work hour.
 

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#6 of 25

How are your computer skills?

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Ms office word, excel auto cad.
 
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It is well as it must have a comman person.
 

Work Environment

Machinists and tool and die makers work in machine shops, tool rooms, and factories, where work areas are usually well ventilated. Most machinists and tool and die makers work full time during regular business hours. However, overtime is somewhat common. Because many manufacturers run machinery for long hours, evening and weekend work is also common.

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#7 of 25

How are your math skills?

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Very good and I can manage very quickly.
 
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Enough to calculate anything.
 

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#8 of 25

How do you handle a heavy workload?

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Try not to panic and get to work at the biggest problem first .
 
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Brake down tasks into catagories, prioritize and ask for assistance if necessary .
 

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#9 of 25

Tell me about your experience as a Tool and Die Maker.

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No, although I can learn.
 
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That is actually what I do for a living.
 

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#10 of 25

Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Tool and Die Maker?

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What ever parts making by tool maker.
 
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The nature of the job - physically, intellectually and the way it evolves suit me .
 

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#11 of 25

Can you describe a time when your work was criticized?

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When production gets struck up.
 
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Work hard and do my best.
 

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#12 of 25

What type of management style do you thrive under?

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Trusting and supportive . Management that listens as well as gives honest feedback .
 
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Self directed workforce. I take pride in my work.
 

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#13 of 25

What is the most difficult part of being a Tool and Die Maker?

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When tools run smoothly and met the requirements of production quantity there few people to take credit of achievement.But when tool fails only die maker to get blame.So it is difficult to accept blame sometime even after 110%effort.
 
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If you damaged you work piece or you can not get you job right.
 

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#14 of 25

Why do you feel Tool and Die Makers are important for a manufacturing company?

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very important , heart of company,
 
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Tool & Die maker is the important part of the company, because they are practically do each & Everything in his career. Tool makers are the heart of a company, They are able to solve any problem & They having a huge capacity to do work in any condition.
 

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#15 of 25

Tell me about the most challenging tool you created at your last position.

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progressive tool
 
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It is true progressive tool.
 

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#16 of 25

Describe to me your work ethic.

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Always work to the best of my ability.
 
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Measure twice cut once, and there is nothing worth doing, that is worth doing right the first time with your 110% effort.
 

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#17 of 25

How would you rate your education and or experience?

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I am currently completing my O.S.S.D requirements.
 
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By self calculation, how I solve my work problems.
 

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#18 of 25

What specialty tools did you create at your last job?

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2plate injection mould
 
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Tool room.
 

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#19 of 25

What are your short term career goals in the Tool and Die industry?

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To do something good I have to get more knowledge.
 
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Having moreresponsiblites.
 

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#20 of 25

What are your career goals as a Tool and Die Maker?

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Owning my company one day.
 
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I would like to be a supervisor one day.
 

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#21 of 25

If I called your references today, what would they say about you?

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#22 of 25

Are you accredited through the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor?

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#23 of 25

Have you achieved your journeyman status?

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#24 of 25

Tell me about your IT skills. Are there any courses you would like to take to improve your skills?

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#25 of 25

Have you ever had a mentor in your career?
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