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Top 25 Tool and Die Makers Interview Questions
Question 1 of 25
Are you available to work overtime as needed?
List of Tool and Die Makers Interview Questions
  1. Are you available to work overtime as needed?
  2. What are you looking for in terms of career development?
  3. What is the most rewarding part of being a tool and die maker?
  4. How do you handle heavy loads of stress?
  5. How are your math skills?
  6. How do you handle a heavy workload?
  7. How are your computer skills?
  8. Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Tool and Die Maker?
  9. Can you describe a time when your work was criticized?
  10. What type of management style do you thrive under?
  11. What is the most difficult part of being a tool and die maker?
  12. Why do you feel Tool and Die Makers are important for a manufacturing company?
  13. Tell me about the most challenging tool you created at your last position.
  14. How would you rate your education and or experience?
  15. How do your friends describe you?
  16. What specialty tools did you create at your last job?
  17. What are your short term career goals in the tool and die industry?
  18. What types of certifications have you obtained?
  19. Tell me about your apprenticeship.
  20. How do you prioritize day to day tasks?
  21. Tell me about your IT skills. Are there any courses you would like to take to improve your skills?
  22. Have you achieved your journeyman status?
  23. Are you accredited through the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor?
  24. If I called your references today, what would they say about you?
  25. Have you ever had a mentor in your career?
Tool and Die Makers Information
September 21st, 2017

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 User Submitted Interview Answers
Question 1 of 25
Are you available to work overtime as needed?
Question 2 of 25
What are you looking for in terms of career development?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Knowledge and creativity and critical thinking.
2.
I would like to go back to school and get a engineering degree.
3.
I would like to be a qualified tool maker.
4.
I would like to be a certified and successful tool and die maker.
5.
A career I can keep long term.
Question 3 of 25
What is the most rewarding part of being a tool and die maker?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
New tool drawing and making.
2.
Because I will some thing create that communicate to human and machine.
3.
The most rewarding part of being a tool and die maker is I love any kind of machines and so as a tool and die maker have to stick around machines and my hobby is to do paintings and tool and die makeing includes a very important role of design so thats the two rewarding reasons.
4.
Being proud of your career and what you have made to perfection.
5.
Benefits that help support me and my family.
Question 4 of 25
How do you handle heavy loads of stress?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
By devidation of work downline.
2.
By always using the right tool at the right time.
3.
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.
4.
By taking extra time for that work I ll complete as soon as possible.
5.
Take a breather and calm down.
Question 5 of 25
How are your math skills?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I have nothing as yet but I was also willing to do something regarding the computer.
2.
Very good and I can manage very quickly.
3.
Enough to calculate anything.
4.
The human brain can handle anything a calculator can. Just takes more time with the humans.
5.
I am not very fast with numbers but im good .
Question 6 of 25
How do you handle a heavy workload?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Pace yourself so no mistakes are made. No your limitations.
2.
I'm good and I I'm very passionate about it.
3.
Work until job is complete and correct.
4.
Depending on the vendor for excess job.
5.
I give 110 % until the job is complete.
Question 7 of 25
How are your computer skills?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
It is well as it must have a comman person.
2.
Ok with MS office but shines when using CD or MAstercam.
3.
The best I know hands on for over 10 years.
4.
Ms office, autocadd, nx cadd, gdnt.
5.
I can use the computer to do research, I can make power points, make good use of office word.
Question 8 of 25
Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Tool and Die Maker?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Interested in creating and building. It is very complex.
2.
I enjoy creating things with precision.
3.
I love creation and technology where there is challenge in every single minute.
4.
What ever parts making by tool maker.
5.
The nature of the job - physically, intellectually and the way it evolves suit me .
Question 9 of 25
Can you describe a time when your work was criticized?
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I take as challenge and I ll give my best always.
2.
Work hard and do my best.
3.
Yes ive made tools that other persons said wouldn't work. But in fact the tool I made worked fine.
4.
When there is need to work as a team and this team to agree on how to solve a labor problem.
5.
Was at a training seminar and had to do a oral presentation to a group of 25 colleagues and managers . In ding the 15 minute presentation I sounded a little nervous and monotone . So I redid the presentation adding more inflection and passion .
Question 10 of 25
What type of management style do you thrive under?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I work nite and safety all the time.
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Self directed workforce. I take pride in my work.
3.
Trusting and supportive . Management that listens as well as gives honest feedback .
Question 11 of 25
What is the most difficult part of being a tool and die maker?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
If you damaged you work piece or you can not get you job right.
2.
It's hard not to take precision out of the workplace when your at home building something.
3.
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.
Question 12 of 25
Why do you feel Tool and Die Makers are important for a manufacturing company?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Very important to work with engineers closely and tell them what is capable and what is not.
2.
Because of back boneof company.
3.
Yes I'm working in automotive industry as a tool jog and die maker.
4.
Because tool is key for production.
5.
Its base for for every machinery its required to daily life applications.
Question 13 of 25
Tell me about the most challenging tool you created at your last position.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
The product was a modulated and it had optical tolerances.
2.
Progressive tool of a part.
3.
3 plate mould, gate and pin point gate.
4.
Made a bending die for aluminum tubing. The tube needed to be bent in an intricate manner.
5.
In Leviton Co. Was the last company to work, we worked for the Ford Motor Company with the aim of manufacturing cables for hydro cars ELECTRICITY Designed new charger for electric cars by collaboration with team of Ford Co.
Question 14 of 25
How would you rate your education and or experience?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
By self calculation, how I solve my work problems.
2.
I have teo years of college in tool and die and 17 years of experience.
3.
Education minimal hands on maximum.
4.
Lear degree in Business but a phd in school of hard knock sales . Working with a variety of customers building solid relationship s and profits for my companies.
5.
My education I rate a 7 and my experience I rate a 9 . I have had several training courses on safety, geometric dimensioning, software and standard trade school . I have experienced several situations in new tooling Ned production coverage that have made me well rounded .
Question 15 of 25
How do your friends describe you?
Question 16 of 25
What specialty tools did you create at your last job?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Progressive tool and stage tool in steel metal.
2.
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.
3.
I Meade improvements to a nut gun .
4.
I built a lift cart to remove upper retainers from the die. Each retainer weighs about 85 lbs. Ergonomics was or biggest issue.
5.
A draw tool having 90mm depth with od 70mm.
Question 17 of 25
What are your short term career goals in the tool and die industry?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Having moreresponsiblites.
2.
Being a leader in a department.
3.
To do something good I have to get more knowledge.
Question 18 of 25
What types of certifications have you obtained?
Question 19 of 25
Tell me about your apprenticeship.
Question 20 of 25
How do you prioritize day to day tasks?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I take evrvery give task serious.
2.
I make a priority sheet by due dates.
3.
I alwayes give prioritzes of worke in working time.
Question 21 of 25
Tell me about your IT skills. Are there any courses you would like to take to improve your skills?
Question 22 of 25
Have you achieved your journeyman status?
Question 23 of 25
Are you accredited through the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor?
Question 24 of 25
If I called your references today, what would they say about you?
Question 25 of 25
Have you ever had a mentor in your career?
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