EDM Operator Trainee Summary

Utilizes standard EDM machining practices for the production of metal parts. In all actions support MTI's Quality Policy, Mission Statement and other MTI policies and procedures by supporting our commitment to total customer satisfaction, quality products and services, lean processes, continuous improvement, on-time delivery, safety, teaming, individual accountability and respect for people.

Training and Experience Requirements

  • 0 – 2 years experience with EDM machinery.

Licenses Required

  • N/A

Specific Job Functions

  • Basic comprehension of blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece.

  • Adheres to all EDM Department guidelines and quality requirements.

  • Measures dimensions and reference points on material or work piece by using a caliper, micrometer, or height gage.

  • Conducts basic set-up processes using fixtures and/or tooling with assistance.

  • Knowledgeable of basic machine controls and operation in order to keep on-going production.

  • Familiar with terms and vocabulary of the machining industry.

  • Responsible for reporting cycle time and part count.

  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions.

  • Accurately and completely fills in job time cards (routers), operator inspection process sheets, set-up sheets and any other required documentation.

Must have sufficient tools needed to perform job functions:

  • Test Indicator

  • Allen Wrench Sets (Standard and Metric)

  • 1”– 3” Micrometer

  • Safety Glasses

  • 6“ Caliper

  • Magnetic Base

  • 6” Rule

  • 12” Rule

  • Combination Square

  • Toolbox-rollaway