EDM Machinist

Job Description

About the Company

  • Working for a highly respected machining organisation that supply high precision, very low volume and one-off products into the Motorsport, Automotive and Aerospace industries.

    Duties of EDM Machinist

  • Setting, Programming and Operation of Spark Erosion (EDM & WEDM) machines.
  • As required (depending on skills) to also undertake CNC and Conventional Milling, CNC and Conventional Turning, drilling, surface grinding, fast hole erosion, band saws and other ancillary toolmaking machines and equipment.
  • Read & Interpret engineering drawings and be able to program accordingly.
  • Work to tight tolerances from engineering drawings.
  • Meet Customers specifications & requirements, correct drawing interpretation and accurate marking out of work.
  • Ensuring that work meets quality & technical guidelines.
  • Support and train apprentices/new colleagues

Requirements of EDM Machinist

  • Experience working within a precision engineering environment
  • Proven experience in the setting and operation of Spark Erosion (EDM & WEDM) machines.
  • Experience working with exotic alloys and understanding the properties of materials
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Understanding of CAD/CAM is desirable
  • Strong team skills and ability to work unsupervised
  • To have initiative on design and problem solving
  • Positive approach to issue resolution
  • Ability to work pro-actively
  • Analytical thinker & problem solver
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop new processes

Benefits of EDM Machinist

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Competitive Hourly Rate DOE + 25% shift premium
  • 6pm to 6am Monday – Thursday 6pm to midnight on Fridays
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays