EDM Machinist Programmer

EDM Machinist Programmer







Job Description:

Must be proficient in SINK EDM Machine Operation:

Ability to setup, pickup, program and run Sink EDM machines as per departmental goals.

Ability to view files and insert electrodes into files

Perform to quality standards defined by department

Maintain machine runtimes as per departmental goals.

Must be able to effectively work from home to feed programs to the cell to keep machines running during off shift hours.

Perform and record all required geometry checks at designated intervals

Must ensure the use and proper documentation of the “Quality check sheet”.

Must be able and willing to train all aspects of electrode design/ designing principles, graphite CAM programming/ programming principles, graphite machining/ machining principles, graphite hand work/ handwork principles and Sink EDM machine operation and operating principles to ensure smooth transitions and promote a stronger overall department.

Must be able to initiate, participate and educate others in standardized work processes, 5S initiatives and help create work instructions based on them and everything else learned to date.

Must demonstrate the ability to notice abnormal conditions in processes and effectively solve the issues.

Must be able to read, react and make recommendations on work in the scheduling system.

Must be available and willing to travel as required for training, benchmarking, etc.

Can work alone on various shifts with minimum supervision.

Participate in and support Continuous Improvement and WCM initiatives

Maintain work area in accordance with the principles of 5S and operate daily within these standards; Ensure work area is kept neat and organized

Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abide by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations, promote safety in the workplace

Report all accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions/behavior

Participate in accident/incident investigation process

Review and recommend changes to the production schedule in a team capacity where required Key Qualifications/Requirements

Job Requirements:

College diploma / University degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience an asset


Experience as a SINK EDM Machinist/Programmer


A strong working knowledge of CAM software is required

A strong working knowledge of CAD software is required

Demonstrate the ability to analyze NTF related issues and correct for future circumstances

A proficiency in the use of:

Electrode design/ designing principles

Graphite CAM programming/ programming principles

Graphite machining/ machining principles

Graphite hand work/ handwork principles

EDM machine operation and operating principles.