Sulzer Pumps US Inc. CNC Tool Grinder / EDM Operator in La Porte, Texas

Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is the largest independent provider of repair and maintenance services for turbomachinery, generators, motors, and pumps. Our global network ensures high-quality local service and our highly collaborative work environment encourages every individual to contribute.


The purpose of this document is to outline the job responsibilities of the Manufacturing Division CNC Tool Grinder & EDM Operator at the Sulzer Turbo Services Houston Inc. facility located in La Porte, Texas.


Blading Department Manager


  • Produce and sharpen form tools end mills and other associated tools required by the blading department on 5 axis Walter tool & cutter grinder

  • Program and operate Cut 400 wire EDM machine for various fixturing, tooling and new part manufacturing

  • Work closely with the blading engineer to help define j/ develop special tooling and processes required in the Manufacturing Division

  • Be on the job site and in your assigned work area at the scheduled time

  • Keep work area clean and well organized during all phases of the project

  • Must follow the STS dress code and maintain a professional appearance at all times

  • Maintain accurate time sheets on a daily basis

  • Complete company-required training programs

  • Comply with the requirements of risk assessments and safety procedures

  • Use PPE as identified in risk assessments or other related safety documents

  • Do not undertake activities that have not been risk assessed, or where an assessment is not available or understood

  • Report any instances of spillage, uncontrolled exposure or other related safety issues to their line manager

  • Ensure the correct use of waste segregation facilities and the efficient use of natural resources and raw materials


  • CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder experience required

  • ESPRIT EDM programming experience preferred. Training available

  • Knowledge and understanding of cutting tool function and use

  • Ability to read and interpret manufacturing blueprints / drawings

  • Must be proficient with use of precision measuring instruments

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently to ensure a smooth work flow

  • Must be organized with a high attention to detail

  • Must have good communication skills, assertive, confident and persistent

  • Must be able to work overtime, when necessary

We are proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action (EEO-AA) Employer. Minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We maintain a Drug-Free Workplace. Sulzer abides by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition, Sulzer takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.