EDM Wire Technician 2nd shift


Located in York, PA

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00/hr

Hours: M-T 4:20PM to 2:50AM

Length of assignment: Evaluation hire depending on job performance, attitude, and attendance

Job Specific Role Expectations

  • Program, set-up and operate multiple EDM machines to cut die components and fixtures to print specification.
  • Program, set-up and operate multiple plunge EDM machines to cut die components and fixtures to print specification.
  • create programs from dfx. Files, SolidWorks, AutoCad, and/or manually to produce die components, etc, on EDM machines
  • Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting tasks on EDM machines.
  • Convert igs. Files etc. To dfx files as required to create programs for EDM machines.
  • Use hole popper to create start holes in die blocks


Core Role Expectations (for all NS Associates)

  • Keep commitments to internal and external customers and address concerns and requests to their satisfaction. Assume full ownership for role responsibilities (customer focus) (accountability)
  • Understand and conform to NSC’s Quality Management System.
  • Seek-out and implement new ways to accomplish assigned tasks, solve problems, and/or improve processes. (continuous improvement) (problem solving)(initiative)
  • Communicate, resolve conflict, maintain a positive attitude, nurture teamwork, and build effective professional relationships with others. (cooperation with others) (communication)
  • Show concern for safety of self/others and proactively act in a safe manner to protect people and property. (safety awareness) (Goal: Zero recordable accidents).
  • Demonstrate effective housekeeping habits (including 5s). [Goal: 85+ total points on all audits]
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities, including the application of Six Sigma methodology and tools when appropriate.

Experience and Education Required:

High school diploma or GED


(Required (R) or Desired/Preferred (D)

(R) Read, Write and Speak English

(R) Experience with Microsoft Office Products

(R) Strong interpersonal skills

(R) Attention to detail

Job Specific Competencies:


  • Program, set-up and operate EDM machines (advanced, including 4-axis) to print and machine specification.
  • Tool knowledge (advanced)
  • Diagnostic/troubleshooting skills - EDM (advanced)
  • CAD (advanced)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Produce parts on a lathe within .001" tolerance
  • Produce parts on a milling machine within .001" tolerance
  • Produce parts on a surface grinder within .0002" tolerance
  • Produce parts on a cylindrical grinder within .0002" tolerance
  • Produce parts on a drill presses within .001" tolerance
  • Produce parts on a power saw within .03" tolerance
  • Hardness testers
  • Heat treat processes
  • Hole Popper
  • Hardness testers
  • Heat treat processes
  • Inspection techniques (general)
  • Measuring devises (micrometer, verniers, dial indicators, combination square, comparitor, gage blocks, etc.)
  • Mathematical ability (including geometry & trigonometry)
  • Tool steels and application (including carbide & graphite knowledge)
  • Estimating of set-up and burn hours (tool component & maintenance)
  • Benchwork
  • iERP
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Tool & Die Apprenticeship or equivalent
  • Trade or Technical School preferred
  • Ability to read, write and edit machine code files
  • Basic Engineering Knowledge
  • Tool design - AutoCAD
  • Tool design - SolidWorks
  • OP009PR - Process Control

Job Specific Competencies (continued):


  • Production, work order, and Time Reporting
  • Basic Quality Control
  • Control of Nonconforming Material
  • Deviation Process
  • Product labeling and identification
  • Tooling/equipment issue reporting
  • SOP and Standard Work use
  • Common defects in stamped and fabricated products
  • Basic Inspection and measurement instruments
  • Hazardous Communications Program
  • Incident/accident reporting procedures
  • Affected Lockout/Tagout process
  • NSC General Safety Rules
  • NSC Personnel Policies
  • Lean Daily Management Tier 1
  • Time management with work assignments
  • Good housekeeping (5S) in work area
  • Good team member--supportive, cooperative, and dependable
  • Wire EDM Machine Operation
  • Wire EDM Machine Setup
  • Blue Print Reading
  • GD&T--Advanced
  • Solidworks--Fundamentals
  • Tool Repair System
  • DraftSite CAD
  • BobCAD Software
  • ProtoTRAK Vertical Mill
  • Tool repair tag----TR006PR
  • Estimating tooling repairs---TR021WK


Core Competencies


  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Cooperation and support of others/Teamwork
  • Customer/Quality focus
  • Housekeeping (5-S)
  • Initiative/drive, results oriented
  • Judgment & decision making
  • Problem solving (including corrective & preventative action)
  • Process orientation & continuous improvement focus
  • Safety first focus
  • Time management
  • Written and oral communications
  • QMS (Quality Management Systems)


Working Conditions: Walking, bending, standing, carrying product, climbing, reaching overhead and heavy lifting required; exposure to all types of weather conditions (including seasonal temperature changes).

Ways to Apply: 

  • Resumes may be emailed to Jobs.YorkPA@ExpressPros.com 
  • Stop by our office at 2210 E. Market St. York, Pa 17402


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  • Medical Plan/Dental Plan
  • Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vision/Eyewear Plan
  • Vacation Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Reimbursement
  • Scholarship Program
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Referral Bonuses



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