WEDM Technician

  • Confidential
  • York Haven, PA 17370
  • Dec 31, 2014
Full time Mechanical Engineer

Job Description


Job Description

    Manufacturers or repairs precision metal parts for stamping dies, prototype blanks and tooling using Wire Electric Discharge Machines (WEDM) and CNC hole popping equipment by performing the following duties.    
  • Programs the machine using Computer Aided Design (CAD) / Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software to obtain the desired geometry that will meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints to plan and perform setup and operation of all WEDM and CNC hole popping machines.
  • Operates all WEDM, CNC hole popper and raw material grinding machinery.
  • Sets up and tests WEDM Section machinery under power, testing for mechanical difficulties, tracing to their sources and corrects problems.
  • Performs operator level maintenance in accordance with machine operators’ manuals.
  • Determines inspection procedure and inspects to ensure complete verification of customer specifications and dimensions.
  • Starts up and shuts down equipment in line with Company safety procedures and OSHA requirements.
  • Organizes scheduling of work to maximize machine efficiency without adversely affecting due dates.
  • Performs grinding of raw material ready blanks to create flat reference surfaces.
  • Assists with tool builder duties such as part finish grinding and die assembly as assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements:



    Education and Experience  
  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAM software; and
  • Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering, Machine Tool Technology or related discipline; or
  • Four year Vocational/Technical School certification/apprenticeship program; or
  • Five or more years of job-related experience in higher mathematics, WEDM, CNC programming, CAD and machine shop skills; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  Must be able to occasionally lift more than 45 lbs.  


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