EDM Wire Technician ($1,500 Sign-On)

at Mold-Masters
Location Georgetown, Canada
Date Posted September 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

Job description

Job description

Mold Masters is looking for a EDM Technician to join our team in Georgetown, Ontario.

Mold-Masters is a world-leading supplier of hot runner technology and systems. We design, manufacture, and support a full range of hot runner products that are used in the injection molding production of plastic products - from automotive to everyday consumer items

What Mold Masters Will Offer You:

Overtime paid after 40 hours, which can be paid or banked (employee option)

A comprehensive benefits package with coverage that includes Life Insurance, STD - Short Term Disability and LTD Long-term Disability (taxable benefit), vision, & dental

RRSP-registered retirement saving plan, with a 4% match, Vested for 2 years

1 Paid Floater Day, 5 Paid Emergency days, & 2 weeks paid vacation (prorated based on start date)

What you'll do :
Determine machining requirements, dimensional specifications, and set up requirements from process sheets and blueprints;
Perform set up and operation of wire and sinker EDM machines in support of production;
Create programmes as per blueprints using the current machine program software provided;
Design the electrode required to perform the required dimensions and geometry as per part blueprint;
Design any required fixturing / work holding;
Select, preset and adjust settings needed for optimal spark gaps, speed and tolerances;
Ensure effective production of quality parts by completing in-process and final checks using gauges and measuring equipment;
Observe numerical displays on control panel and compare with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments;
Ensure that all machining tasks are completed in accordance with specified run times;
Conduct minor preventative maintenance procedures as scheduled and inform Supervisor of any parts that require to be purchased for machine maintenance;
Complete minor programming, cycle or maintenance troubleshooting as required and relay information to Production Supervisor;
Ensure Production Supervisor is notified when run times are incorrect or production will not meet time lines;
Report discrepancies to the appropriate department;
Provide guidance and/or training for apprentices or new employees when required;
Ensure the EDM machines are operational in an unmanned state as much as possible.
Make recommendations for productivity and/or method improvements;
Ensure ISO guidelines and Mold-Masters policies and procedures are followed.

Basic Requirements:
minimum of three (3) years of experience and/or equivalent training.
Experience in MasterCam or the most currently utilized programming/design software at the machines (ideally utilizing the EDM Module), with a minimum of two (2) year experience and/or training in EDM precision machining.
In addition, the individual in this role must be able to understand programs and paths in order to create or edit existing programs and run as required.
Completion of a General Machinist Apprenticeship would be helpful, but not required.
The incumbent has experience machining components to tight tolerances (5 microns or less) and can work independently.
A strong attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and excellent organizational skills are required.

Education:

Must have a High School Diploma

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:
Dental care
Disability insurance
Extended health care
On-site gym
On-site parking
Paid time off
RRSP match
Vision care
Schedule:
12 hour shift
Evening shift
Every Weekend
Monday to Friday
Morning shift
Weekend availability
Weekends only
Supplemental pay types:
Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:
Georgetown, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:
EDM: 1 year (preferred)

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