EDM Wire Machinist

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Newbury, UK
03 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: EDM Wire Machinist

Permanent role

Pay: £14ph-£17ph

Location: Newbury

Different shifts optional: day work, late shifts, night shifts or weekend shifts

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an EDM Wire machinist to work for a multi axis CNC machining specialist within a fast peace machining environment.

Job Role

The EDM Wire machinist will programme, set, and operate to produce components for internal and external customers, ensuring customer quality and delivery expectations are achieved.

Role Responsibilities
  • Read and understand customer drawings and CAD models, use Hypermill software to convert data to DFX files.
  • Identify work holding methods and devices required to produce components, ensuring all relevant equipment is maintained and available at all times.
  • Produce safe and efficient CNC piece part programmes using offline programming workstation, also including updates entered at the machine control.
  • Upload CNC programme to machine, run simulations as required in preparation for machining operation.
  • Use measuring equipment / clocks to align work holding devices and fixtures, set datum's.
  • Run machine to produce first parts, make fixture and programme adjustments as required.
  • Inspect initial piece parts using micrometers, callipers, height gauges, plug gauges, shadowgraphs, ensuring that equipment used is calibrated.
  • Manage waste wire storage and disposal.
  • Adjust electrodes and manage tank fluid levels.
  • Submit first off part to the Quality Department for inspection, book part in using first off booking in process.
  • First off submission to be accompanied by relevant gauges and a marked up drawing identifying dimensions checked, including detail of actual dimensions measured.
  • Communicate effectively ensuring any verbal and written communication is clear and concise.


Experience & Skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role, including programming, setting and operating Sodick EDM wire machines.
  • Computer literate experienced in the use of the following Microsoft office programs:-
    • D - Word
    • D - Excel
    • D - Outlook
  • Adherence to all company policies, health and safety, quality etc.
  • Support management team in obtaining and maintaining trade accreditations.

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