Basic knowledge and understanding of manual sinker and wire EDM machines is required. Must have the ability to write and edit programs on wire EDM and be able to determine which electrode material best suits the application(s).
Set up work holding fixtures per documented instructions
Interpretation of sketches, figures and blueprints is required
Ability to read precision measuring instruments
Must be able to offset the program in order to meet dimensional criteria
Must be able to adjust burning parameters to obtain long tool life and high productivity
Documenting travelers accurately after operations performed and receiving customer parts and orders
Perform general departmental housekeeping regularly
Sustain production standards and quality
Perform in-process inspections
Perform or identify minor preventative maintenance on EDM machines
Regular attendance and punctuality required
Adhere to and promote Corporate Code of Ethical Standards
Ensure compliance with Company IPM/QPM and ISO quality requirements along with NADCAP
Follow and utilize Lean Manufacturing principles
Maintain, implement and improve 5S principles
Adhere to and improve safety regulations
Perform minor maintenance on equipment (filters, collets)
Moving parts & materials to next operation
Assist Coating Department in cutting coating samples as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to accurately read and interpret blueprints
Ability to read, interpret and understand work in-process documents
Good vision required
Basic computer knowledge required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated with a high level of ownership and accountability
Lean skills continually drives process improvement
Team building skillS
Must be fluent in English, i.e. speaking, reading, writinG
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience operating and setting up manual machining and equipment.
Minimum of four (4) years’ experience with EDM equipment including set up of this equipment.