EDM Operator

Basic Overview
Salary: £16.88/hour
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 16.88
Maximum Salary: 16.88
Job Location: NE11, Ravensworth, Gateshead
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An opportunity has arisen for a EDM Operator to join us at Express Engineering, an Oil & Gas equipment manufacturer based in the North East of England. With nearly 50 years of experience in machining and assembling critical subsea components and systems, we are a market leader in the specialised products we produce.

Along with an hourly rate of £16.88 per hour, you will also receive enhanced employer pension contributions, overtime opportunities, recruitment recommendation scheme, training and development opportunities, an Employee Assistance Programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, sports and social clubs allowing access to onsite gym and squash court plus free tea and coffee.

To be successful in this EDM Operator role at Express Engineering, you will:

* Program and run Charmilles wire erosion and spark erosion EDM machines

* Be able to read and interpret drawings in both imperial and metric measurements

* Have a proficient knowledge of working to tolerances, geometric tolerances and understanding of surface finishes

* Have worked with a wide range of materials including Carbide, Aluminium, Alloy Steels, Stainless steels, Inconel, Titanium, Graphite and Copper

* Be confident in performing inspection requirements for finished product

* Have a can-do attitude and work well with others in a team environment

* Be flexible in your approach – willing to work overtime when required to suit customer requirements

* Be willing to pass on your knowledge and train others

* Experience of working in a toolroom with manual milling / turning experience would be an advantage

As with all positions, due to the nature and varying demands of our business, the responsibilities and tasks are not limited to this overview and may change to meet future demands.

You will be working over a number of shift patterns including night shift which attracts an allowance of 29.25% of basic rate per hour. Overtime is paid at time and half.

We welcome all applications, however; you must be eligible to work in the UK.

This is a fantastic time to join us at Express Engineer. In recent years we have delivered strong growth and now employ over 200 people at our Gateshead site.

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