EDM Department Manager
Advance Mold & Manufacturing - Manchester, CT

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Since 1959 Advance Mold & Mfg., Inc. has been committed to excellence and craftsmanship in precision injection molds. Today we’re an industry leader, utilizing the latest design and manufacturing technology, and our more than 40 years experience, to create injection molds that exceed even our most demanding client’s strategic needs. A fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented company, we’re looking for the best in the field to join our team!

We are currently hiring for an EDM Department Manager.


  • Schedules and assigns jobs in the EDM Department. Determines overtime requirements needed for the work week
  • Oversees the programming method of the work and resolves problems when necessary
  • Trains workers as required to accomplish their assignments and to allow growth in the department
  • Reviews the work in process to assure quality levels are met daily
  • Makes recommendations to the Production Manager on the tool construction and possible changes to optimize the building of the tool, quality and molding performance
  • Makes recommendations to the Production Manager on future tooling or machines needed that integrate with the companies objectives
  • Assists the Production Manager in determining staffing requirements and reviewing potential candidates for the department as needed
  • Assists the Production Manager in conducting personal reviews and authorizing vacations
  • Reviews mistakes made on the electrodes that have been used on a job and not caught to determine what corrective action is necessary
  • Be a team player at all times and promote personal and professional growth of the employees in the department

Experience: 5 years operating EDM machines with 2 years as a supervisor or lead


  • Ability to take charge and set priorities/direction
  • Ability to work well with others and build a strong, focused, functioning team
  • Assertive and self-motivated with a strong sense of purpose
  • Ability to motivate others

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Expert in the use of EDM machines
  • Mold making knowledge or experience
  • CAD and programming experience required
  • Excellent leadership skills to mentor and motivate others
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning and work area organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to train new and present employees within this department to be as self sufficient as possible
  • Ability to schedule and follow work flow through production floor

Relocation assistance is provided.

If interested, please contact:
Vicky Meacham
Staffing Coordinator
Ph: 860-783-5028
Fax: 860-432-5977