• EDM Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Rochester
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/29/2018 3:03 PM)
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  • Overview

    Supports the Tooling operation by providing technical skills in Mold Making process with emphasis on Sinker EDM process.


    • Examines blueprint of part and plans set up.
    • Positions and secures work piece on machine table with clamps, vise or fixture
    • Positions and secures electrodes in holder, verifying concentricity, alignment, and depth using measuring instruments such as calipers and dial indicators
    • Mounts electrodes and holder on machine spindle.  Verify alignment of electrode and work piece
    • Computes setting from specifications and knowledge of machine capacities
    • Starts machine and observes beginning of operation
    • Adjust machine settings to obtain optimal burn performance
    • Inspects completed work piece accurately with the ability to identify imperfections and utilize measuring instruments to verify critical dimensions.
    • Records verified dimensional checks and submits to tool engineer or other designee
    • Mentors and trains journey personnel, apprentices and students


    This job description indicates the general nature and level of work, duties and responsibilities expected of the incumbent.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.  The job description may be changed if needed as determined by the Company.


    Required Competencies, Skills and Experience

    • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and tool drawings
    • Must have a minimum of three (3) years Sinker EDM experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team.


    Education and Job Experience Requirements

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
    • Successful completion of trade school and/or apprenticeship program preferred


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • High noise levels from operating machines
    • Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts
    • Breathing fumes, dust and mist
    • Skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid
    • Shop environment
    • Standing for long periods of time
    • Moderate continuous lifting, pushing, pulling


    The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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