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Machinist Resume: Sample & Guide [20+ Examples]

Machinist Resume: Sample & Guide [20+ Examples]

You’re not one of those CNC machinists. You’re the real deal with precision skills and you can make the cut with style. Prove it with this well-crafted sample machinist resume.

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Machinist Resume Sample


Ashley Moss, Machinist



Professional Summary


Efficient machinist with 5+ years of experience, skilled in tooling and changeover. Seeking to deliver quality machining at Rakiomed. At Dallas Hubless, consistently exceeded production targets by 10% or more. Beat the factory average defect rate by 15% through improved machine maintenance and monitoring.


Work Experience



Dallas Hubless, Inc.

May 2015–May 2019

  • Regularly beat production goals by more than 10%.
  • Delivered all work with 15% less defects than the facility average, thanks to strict attention to machine monitoring and maintenance.
  • Installed an air filter on my lathe that reduced downtime by 35%. Addition was adopted by entire factory, saving an estimated $225,000 a year in maintenance costs.
  • Assisted with design of quick changeover drive that saved 10 hours a month in setup time.


Materials Handler

Clay Miles Fabrication

Jan 2014–Feb 2015

  • Assisted with lathe operation during busy times.
  • Performed daily light maintenance on manually operated lathes.




2009–2013 Teneha High School

Graduated with H.S. Degree

  • Excelled in shop and technical classes.
  • Played on varsity baseball team.




  • Hard skills: Manual lathe operation, monitoring, maintenance, Kaizen
  • Soft skills: Teamwork, time management, efficiency, problem solving




Volunteer builder, Habitat for Humanity

Girls’ little league coach 1x per week.


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