The role of the CMM Programmer is to drive a culture of quality with team members in the Quality department across all areas within the company. They are responsible for setting up and performing in-depth inspection on mechanical components, subassemblies, and final product to verify conformance to specifications using the CMM (AIMS HB 8.10.6). They are responsible for maintaining the Quality program to prevent or eliminate defects in new or existing products by performing the duties identified below.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned as required.
- Develops, maintains, and generates CMM programs (MODUS software) used to inspect and verify production materials and components.
- Use of other advanced inspection equipment such as height gauge, optical comparator, gauge blocks and pins, super micrometer, bore gages, and hardness tester is a plus.
- Use basic measurement skills and equipment such as ruler, caliper, micrometer, microscope and multimeter.
- Perform visual inspection of general product workmanship.
- Use basic blueprint reading skills to interpret drawings and documents.
- Reviews blueprints and specifications to establish correct inspection criteria following best practices.
- Use of the computer is required to access documents, enter data into Quality system (Unipoint), Word documents, databases, ERP system (Made2Manage) and other items as needed.
- Collect and review in-process quality data as needed.
- Ability to perform and prepare first piece inspection, receiving, in-process, and final inspection reports as needed.
- Manage nonconformance reports and prepare corrective action requests as needed.
- Perform validation and effectiveness measurements for corrective actions implemented.
- Some filing of documentation is also required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Able to work independently and within a dynamic and collaborative, cross-disciplined, environment that is focused on Quality
- Good organizational and project management skills
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal
- Good listening skills
- Willingness to learn new equipment and programs to improve Quality knowledge
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- CMM software – MODUS experience preferred.
- Knowledge of ANSI/ASME, ISO, GD&T.
- ISO9001 and AS9100 (or equivalent) experience preferred.
- Proficient in applicable analytical software and Microsoft Office Products including: Word and Excel
- Additional software application knowledge, such as statistical analysis tools, a plus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Basic math skills and geometric tolerance preferred.
Should have the ability to clearly communicate with personnel to convey quality issues. Should be able to read and understand English.
Should have the ability, curiosity, and willingness to explore issues and learn new skills as technology and company grows and changes is preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.