EDM Machinist

EDM Machinist | Express Engineering (Gateshead) Ltd


Job Title: EDM Machinist

Salary/Rate: £35000 – £44000/annum Shift worker £18.02/hr + overtime

Location: Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Company: Express Engineering (Gateshead) Ltd


To set up and operate a range of EDM Machines charmilles including Spark erosion and Wire erosion machines and also to carry out deburring and bead blasting of parts.


  • Reading Drawings in both imperial and metric sizes
  • Understanding Tolerances, Geometric tolerances and surface finishes
  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers, plug gauges, screw plug gauges and screw ring gauges
  • Ability to set up and operate a range of EDM machines
  • Be familiar with selecting correct Wire and electrodes and technology for a range of materials
  • Be familiar with cutting a wide range of materials including Carbide, Aluminium, Alloy Steels, Stainless steels, Inconel, Titanium, Graphite and Copper


  • Have a can-do attitude and work well with others in a team environment
  • Willing to work overtime when required to suit customer requirements
  • Willing to work shifts
  • Flexible – willing to be training in other machining processes
  • Capable of passing on knowledge and training others
  • Follow SOP
  • Ideally apprentice served
  • Must be able to work on own initiative, be enthusiastic and dedicated

Job Type: Shift Worker

Start Date: Immediately

Contract Length: Permanent

Contact Name: Michele Watson (michele.watson@express-engineering.co.uk).

Michele Watson, Kingsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 0EG, United Kingdom or email careers@express-engineering.co.uk.

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