CMM Operator

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Company Name Select Tool (view profile)
Location Oldcastle, Canada
Date Posted April 25, 2017
Category Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Engineering
Job Type Full-Time


A CMM Operator is responsible for the precise task of operating a co-ordinate measuring machine. This type of three-dimensional measuring is an industry standard for ensuring that a part conforms to legally mandated requirements. The operator is responsible for programming CMMs to assess conformance to customer quality standards.

Reporting to: Department Manager

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop CMM programs using PC-DMIS software to collect data on manufactured checking fixtures, parts, components, assemblies, and other related details
  • Run CMM programs to inspect fixtures to nominal part data
  • Position details on fixture assemblies to nominal position using customer-specific tolerances
  • If/when out of tolerance, determine best case path to correct (tips/moves)
  • Using CMM data, develop reports to meet customer requirements
  • Troubleshoot existing CMM programs and reports
  • Assist in problem solving and continuous improvement activities
  • Assist as needed in the calibration and certification of all process inspection and test equipment
  • Operate Romer Arm for smaller scale inspections as needed
  • Ensure timely completion of layouts and reports
  • Store CMM data, reports, and documents according to defined structure and naming convention
  • Perform gauge R&Rs as well as part layouts
Skills & Experience:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detailed, precise, and accurate
  • Proficient in GD&T and practical application of GD&T to manufacture parts
  • Proficient in the use of measuring devise including caliper, indicators, micrometers, and height gauge
  • Competent in the reading and use of CAD data and 3D models
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks, PC-DMIS, and DataPage an asset
  • Ability to analyse and troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced/team environment
  • Fixture and manufacturing experience an asset
  • Technical school graduate or equivalent experience in an industrial manufacturing setting