CMM Operator

Develops gauges and surface plate layout techniques, operates CMM equipment, inspects variety of complex parts and tools, and provides inspection reports of findings as required.

Essential Job Functions
  • Analyzes complex parts by comparing part with blueprints or sketches, and devises techniques necessary to measure specified dimensions.
  • Layout and surface plate inspection
  • Develops programs for CMM machines to inspect complex dimensions and relationships. Verifies accuracy of program.
  • Analyzes defective parts to determine reasons for dimensional variations such as faulty machining, assembly procedures, setup, tools, or fixtures.
  • Maintains records of inspection results as required for internal paperwork or any verification/certification required by a customer.
  • May assist Quality Engineer in developing all aspects of the inspection plan for new and existing product.
  • Must have inspection experience.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school, in a related field, and 3 years inspection experience; or six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and correctly interpret complex engineering drawings, including a thorough understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, customer specification, and regulations.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Proficient in the use of micrometers, test indicators, height gage, and other manual layout instruments to complete first article inspections, or as a means to verify CMM results
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Windows based PCs and related applications, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Adhere to rules and regulations of a FAA Safety Sensitive Position.
  • Attendance critical – must not have exceeded 30 points in the past 6 months
  • Ability to pass an assessment test for micrometers, calipers, height gages, drawing interpretation and shop math.
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Position: CMM Operator

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Date posted
March 15, 2021
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