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Wirecut/EDM & Grinding Machinist

Penang | Polytool Technologies Sdn. Bhd


  • Proven experience as a machinist for the tooling department-related job function.
  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (EDM, Wire Cut, lathes, grinders, etc.)
  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g., calipers) to take accurate measurements Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manuals
  • Review samples, drawings, or instructions to understand the specifications of the output
  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
  • Select appropriate machines (e.g., lathes) and position or load material for a job
  • Determine and program the size of batches, speed of the machine, etc.
  • Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature, and identify issues
  • Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects.