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EDM Operator


Houston, TX, US, 77047

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.



Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.



We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC



Sets up and operates computer numerically controlled machines to perform machining operations by performing the following duties.



  • Read, process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements
  • Wire EDM Set Up/ Operator/ Programmer key responsibilities:
      • Plan, coordinate, program, set up and complete wire EDM machining related activities for each project
      • Set up/Conduct offset adjustments/Change-overs for wire EDM jobs
      • Perform general machine operation functions
      • Set up and program new wire EDM jobs
  • Ability to completely setup and run all CNC milling equipment
      • Write programs using Gibbs CAM.
      • Program/Edit CNC Mills.
      • Ability to setup machine to mill at complex angles, for rotary milling, indexing
  • Looked to as a leader in the facility, frequently has continues improvement ideas and tries to increase morale in the shop by having a positive attitude 
  • Interpret work instructions.
  • Identify, select and install proper tooling for operations being performed.
  • Calculate proper feeds and speeds for a variety of steel grades, copper, brass, aluminum and bronze
  • Read, understand, edit or write complete programs.
  • Intuitively understand capabilities of tooling and machinery.
  • Understand applicable quality systems and perform necessary quality inspections.
  • Adhere to all Waukesha Bearings policies and procedures.
  • Apply principles of Lean Manufacturing to reduced setup times and improve productivity.
  • Actively participate in daily Continuous Improvement activities
  • Employee must be able to set up all necessary measuring equipment and routinely check the calibration of the equipment while measuring.
  • Create and maintain a team focused work environment.
  • Operating/programming EDM and CNC Mill Machines. 


  • 10+ years of experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of trade school or equivalent experience
  • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing)
  • Experience machining finish-grade components to tight tolerances



We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact hr@doverprecision.comfor assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.





Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: CNC, Machinist, Environmental Engineering, Facilities, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Engineering

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