Machine Operator - EDM

We have an exciting opportunity for an EDM Machine Operator to join our Operations team at our Advanced Machining facility in Shepshed.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Operation of CNC machine tools to produce cooling holes and other features in various types of Gas Turbine components
  • Responsible for inspection of completed operations using equipment such as automated CMMs and optical vision systems and manual gauges and tooling
  • Meet or exceed production targets, and complete visual trackers to display progress
  • Complete manual and PC based production records, identify any non-conformance and record via the company software
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organised work area
  • Complete daily preventative maintenance checks and raise any issues or areas of concern
  • Ensure machines are maintained in an optimum condition by changing consumables as required, i.e. electrodes & tooling
  • Carry out other duties as required, which are compatible with this role and the employee’s individual skills, at the direction of the supervisor/manager

Essential Skills / Requirements:

  • CNC Machine Tool experience is highly preferable, especially electro-discharge machining (EDM)
  • Practical experience and understanding of Aero and / or Industrial Gas Turbine Component manufacture is also preferable
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Ability to use basic measuring equipment such as micrometers and callipers
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Strong PC skills / literacy
  • Attention to detail and ability to operate competently in an aerospace manufacturing environment (Winbro is AS9100D accredited and upholds high quality standards)
  • Good level of manual dexterity


  • 12 hour Shifts – Days and Nights [6 until 6]*
  • Continental Shift Pattern [4 ‘On’ – 4 ‘Off’] on a 2 week rotation

*An initial training period will take place where a daytime Mon-Fri shift pattern will be required


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