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EDM Operator at Flextronics International USA, Inc in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting Start Date 02-01-2024 Job Posting End Date

Flex is the diversified manufacturing partner of choice that helps market-leading brands design, build and deliver innovative products that improve the world.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion and cultivate a workplace culture of belonging that views uniqueness as a competitive edge and builds a community that enables our people to push the limits of innovation to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.

A career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference and invest in your growth in a respectful, inclusive, and collaborative environment. If you are excited about a role but don't meet every bullet point, we encourage you to apply and join us to create the extraordinary.

Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a EDM Operator located in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Reporting to the Tooling Manager, the EDM Operator role involves Inspect parts from previous night, clean and set up next parts, get machines running and then inspect and prep 2nd machine, Drill flush, program and operate EDM machines. Wire EDM and Hole Popping, grinding and basic machine shop skills are a huge plus.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Comply with ISO 9001 standards.

  • Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the EDM department.

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance on the machines in the department.

  • Review specifications for tolerances, surface finish and locations.

  • Communicate with Group Leader and Manager on status of jobs.

  • Time 1st burn, Plan for optimum productivity.

  • Return all electrodes, parts and fixtures to the proper place.

  • Proof programs for errors.

  • Allow for grind stock on components to obtain the correct burn.

  • Coordinate projects within the department.

  • Inspection of work pieces.

  • Common hand tools and inspection gages.

  • General tooling equipment

  • Work with Engineering to ensure the mold prints are "As Built.”

  • Maintain the tooling assigned to the department.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • 8+ years in manual EDM and related field.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints.

  • 3 - 5 years in CNC EDM (Electrical discharge Machine) or related field

  • High School diploma, military technical training, or equivalent vocational training.

  • CNC Repair experience

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailer

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Job Category


Relocation: Not eligible

Is Sponsorship Available?


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