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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 is the most rewarding part of being a Tool and Die Maker?
 
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New tool drawing and making.
 
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Because I will some thing create that communicate to human and machine.
 
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What do you like most about being a Tool and Die Maker?
 
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As a kid I always wonder how they make same identical product like same ice cream, the same tv , fan, glasses. But now I know how its make and I like the work of a tool and die maker and as a die maker focusing on the mass productions.
 
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Carefully studies of module.
 
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What do you like least about being a Tool and Die Maker?
 
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I like to make designs of mould and press tools and doing programming of cnc machines and working on conventional machines like lathe, milling, surface grinding but I like the most about tool and die making is the mass production of any type of component, and thats the basic reason why I like to make designs of mould and presstools.
 
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Tooling is a service department, needs to provide service on time considering cost without affecting quality. Sometimes it becomes very difficult to maintain this.
 
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How do you handle heavy loads of stress?
 
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By devidation of work downline.
 
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By not giving up by I give myself to think before I do something and try to think of many ways to solve a problem.
 
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How are your computer skills?
 
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It is well as it must have a comman person.
 
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Ok with MS office but shines when using CD or MAstercam.
 
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How are your math skills?
 
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Very good and I can manage very quickly.
 
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The human brain can handle anything a calculator can. Just takes more time with the humans.
 
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How do you handle a heavy workload?
 
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Pace yourself so no mistakes are made. No your limitations.
 
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Work until job is complete and correct.
 
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Tell me about your experience as a Tool and Die Maker.
 
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Yes, 8 years of experience.
 
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I called on a toll and die company for past business, put in selling componetents no I do not.
 
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Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Tool and Die Maker?
 
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Interested in creating and building. It is very complex.
 
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I enjoy creating things with precision.
 
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Can you describe a time when your work was criticized?
 
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I take as challenge and I ll give my best always.
 
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Work hard and do my best.
 
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What is the most difficult part of being a Tool and Die Maker?
 
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If you damaged you work piece or you can not get you job right.
 
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It's hard not to take precision out of the workplace when your at home building something.
 
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What type of management style do you thrive under?
 
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I work nite and safety all the time.
 
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Self directed workforce. I take pride in my work.
 
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Why do you feel Tool and Die Makers are important for a manufacturing company?
 
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Very important to work with engineers closely and tell them what is capable and what is not.
 
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Because of back boneof company.
 
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Tell me about the most challenging tool you created at your last position.
 
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The product was a modulated and it had optical tolerances.
 
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Progressive tool of a part.
 
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Describe to me your work ethic.
 
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Sincere and hard working.
 
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I'm a hard worker and work very well in a team setting helping out all I can to keep production moving forward.
 
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How would you rate your education and or experience?
 
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By self calculation, how I solve my work problems.
 
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I have teo years of college in tool and die and 17 years of experience.
 
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What are your short term career goals in the Tool and Die industry?
 
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Having moreresponsiblites.
 
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Being a leader in a department.
 
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What specialty tools did you create at your last job?
 
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Progressive tool and stage tool in steel metal.
 
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MRF Tyre rib profile made using Stainless Steel block using 2 setting and the job is inside the block and then only it can be taken out after completing the 2nd setting.
 
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Have you achieved your journeyman status?
 
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Are you accredited through the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor?
 
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If I called your references today, what would they say about you?
 
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Tell me about your IT skills. Are there any courses you would like to take to improve your skills?
 
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Have you ever had a mentor in your career?
 
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Tell me about your apprenticeship.
 
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