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Arctic Cat Inc - Tooling Group Leader Resume Example

Mia Cook
Professional Summary

Seasoned Engineering Professional with almost 20 years of experience in fast-paced manufacturing environment. Excellent problem solving and design skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in equipment designs while maintaining a great collaborative effort between many different departments.

  • Innovative
  • Design
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Production and Processing
  • Mistake Proofing
  • 3D CAD (Solidworks)
Tooling Group Leader 07/2012 to Present
Arctic Cat Inc. Thief River Falls, MN
  • Manage the tooling department which includes a staff of 2 designers, a supervisor, 8 toolmakers, the tooling shop and a budget of almost a million dollars.
  • Coordinate tooling and equipment to be built and designed internally or with external suppliers within budget and on schedule.
  • Achieved certification of Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma and saved over $100,000 in 2 projects.
Tooling Designer 03/2002 to 07/2012
Arctic Cat Inc. Thief River Falls, MN
  • Successfully implemented many tooling launches for different vehicles that averaged around $500,000 in tooling and automated equipment costs.
  • Work closely with Engineering to produce the most cost effective tools and equipment while including mistake proofing methods upfront.
  • Saved over $150,000 in documented race projects.
  • Created a custom Access Database for tool coordination.
  • Worked with SAP personnel to create a report for in-house manufactured parts.
Engineering Manager 05/1998 to 03/2002
Machinewell Inc. Grygla, MN
  • Manage the activities for internal projects in the Engineering Department which included 2 engineers.
  • Designed and built an automated 20 station transfer machine which tripled output with the same amount of people.
  • Implemented custom training which helped reduce our PPM from >2000 to 0 in one year.
  • Designed plant layouts.
  • Reduced CNC setup times from an average 2 hours to 15 minutes.
  • Implemented 3D CAD and CADCAM.
Manufacturing Engineer 11/1996 to 05/1998
Machinewell Inc. Grygla, MN
  • Designed tooling for internal and external customers.
  • Programmed CNC lathes and mills.
  • Developed control plans and new prints for every new part.
Bachelor of Science: Industrial Technology Nov 1996 Bemidji State University - Bemidji, MN
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts May 1994 Northland Community College - Thief River Falls, MN
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Previous Companies:

  • Arctic Cat Inc
  • Machinewell Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Tooling Group Leader
  • Tooling Designer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer


  • Bemidji State University
  • Northland Community College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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