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EDM Programmer / Operator

Venatu Consulting are currently working with our client to recruit an EDM specialist for a precision engineering business based in Leeds. The role has a realistic opportunity for progress to management level in the near future.

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Competitive + Overtime + Bonus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 19 October 2017
  • Ref: 897993


  • Salary: Competitive + Overtime + Bonus
  • Hours: 7.30am – 4.30pm (1pm finish on a Friday)


  • Free on-site parking


  • Machining of complex small precision engineered components, predominately for the Aerospace and subsea Oil & Gas industry.
  • Confident of working on small batch work and fully skilled to program, set and operate EDM Machines
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings and job routings to setup and program a wide range both repeat and new components.
  • Identify and utilise best practice methods for work holding, tight tolerance machining and tooling.
  • Fully experienced with the machining of both standard and more exotic raw materials.
  • Able to work to tight time lines and multi-task in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Fully competent with all types of inspection equipment to verify component quality.


  • Previous experience working on EDM Machinery is essential
  • Must have experience of working within precision engineering
  • Good generalist education
  • Ideally a time served apprentice with a wide range of engineering experience including CAM (EZCAM) and basic IT skills.
  • Knowledge of the aerospace industry would be an advantage
  • Pro-active team player with good inter-personal and motivational skills.
  • Training will be given where necessary

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