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tool and die maker





Tool and die makers operate a variety of equipment and machinery designed to create metal tools and dies, which are both needed in several areas of manufacturing, and produce these tools in all steps of the production process. They design the tools and dies, then cut and shape them to size and finish them by manually operated machine tools, power tools, hand tools, or programming and tending CNC tool and die making machines.

Alternative Labels

tool machine operative

tool setting operator

tool maker

tool setting operative

tool setter

tool and die maker

jig maker

die maker

tool-setting operative

tool machine operator

tool setting technician

die dresser

tool machine set up operative

tool machine set up operator

tool dresser

die setter

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: