CMM Programmer Job Description

CMM Programmer Job Description

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CMM programmer provides input for new gage / fixture designs relative to GD&T and CMM measurement accessibility.

CMM Programmer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective CMM programmer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included CMM programmer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Associate Degree or equivalent experience with a thorough understanding of GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing)
Perform VEHR testing conduct Vital 5 quality audit on component parts and root cause analysis on quality issues
Gather assembly defect data and lead a team to support continuous improvement efforts
Document testing and root cause analysis in CPI
Provide oversight during the assembly process to ensure routings conform to
Work instructions provide feedback to Engineering on design and
Manufacturing issues that emerge through the assembly process
With Engineering on the solution to address the issue
Create, Develop and Implement production inspection programs on Blue Light and Laser scanning equipment
Acquire and implement new inspection equipment in support of production volume increases

CMM Programmer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for CMM Programmer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CQT, ASQ, GD&T, CME, CQE, CMM, ISO, ASME, CQI, CALYPSO

Education for CMM Programmer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CMM programmer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Engineering, Education, Manufacturing, Graduate, Science, Technology, Computer Science, Manufacturing Engineering

Skills for CMM Programmer

Desired skills for CMM programmer include:

GD&T
Aerospace QMS systems
Quality Systems
AS9102
Ability to communicate technical and complex material to multiple audiences
Aircraft industry requirements
Basic calibration system and quality audit experience
Computer analysis tools
Computer analysis tools Innovative/creative thinking
Continuous improvement and standard work methodologies are competencies

Desired experience for CMM programmer includes:

Investigate and recommend new inspection technologies and methods
Work closely with inspection personnel, Quality Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering and P&W Engineering to create and optimize inspection methods
Create and follow standard work for 3D scanning inspection methods
Monitor and drive completion of key technical milestones to support development and production requirements
Support day to day quality and production deliverables and initiatives
Performs sample layout and prepares report in support of PPAP submissions including cut selections and manual measurements

CMM Programmer Examples

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CMM Programmer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a CMM programmer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CMM programmer
  • Prepare CMM programs as required to CAD data and or prints for component parts and assemblies
  • Performs first off, in-process & end-of-run report
  • Performs ballooning of customer prints/drawings
  • Performs layout of checking fixtures
  • Performs any other layout according to the layout request, issues reports
  • Reviews layout with responsible product and quality engineer
  • Prepares data for the PPAP submission as requested
  • Performs gauge studies, GR & R’s (attribute and variables)
  • Monitor gauge control software, ensure gauges are calibrated/verified as per schedule & gauge control procedures
  • Participate and assist in problem solving & analysis
Qualifications for CMM programmer
  • Actively participate in APQP Process especially in Gauge and Fixture design
  • Performs required incoming inspections based on the “Receiving incoming Inspection logs”
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager
  • Personal computer (Microsoft, Word, Excel)
  • CMM, measuring devices
  • CMM software (PC-DMIS for windows)
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CMM Programmer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CMM programmer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CMM programmer
  • Use micrometers, calipers, depth micrometers and various other hand tools
  • Assist Quality Engineers in dimensional inspection of product for PPAP’s and investigations
  • Ability to develop work instructions for CMM set-up and operation for various programs
  • Compile and submit First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR) to customers for approval
  • Assist Quality Engineer or Quality Manager to define and deliver responses to customer requests and inquiries related to product quality
  • Maintain documentation records and data on tests performed
  • Recommend quality control solutions to complex problems and implements corrective actions
  • Set-up or build special test panels to facilitate testing and /or evaluation as needed
  • Perform internal audits based on established criteria and records the results
  • Determine conformance of products based on data received from CMM
Qualifications for CMM programmer
  • Intermediate level in MS Office systems such as
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and work pieces on CMM machine using hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Must be accurate and precise in measurements, both as presented to the customer for sample layouts and to production for first piece and dimensional checks
  • Assist the production team in collecting and analyzing data for measurement systems analysis, capability studies, design of experiments, gauge R&R
  • Ensure 5-S is adhered to properly
  • Strong background in compliance/adherence to process for themselves, their direct reports and all others within the organization
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CMM Programmer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a CMM programmer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CMM programmer
  • Write programs based on the available software for the CMM
  • Run existing programs as necessary
  • Store programs according to applicable work instructions
  • Schedule maintenance for CMMs as required
  • Use Data Page as a tool for gathering information
  • Write CMM programs to support all inspection activities
  • Develop improvements regarding quality processes and reducing inspection cycle time
  • Operate and troubleshoot all QC inspection equipment to produce high quality inspections reports using blueprints, CAD models, verbal instructions, and/or sketches
  • Design and fabricate basic fixtures and tools necessary for the parts being measured
  • Train and develop less experienced staff with the necessary programming and measurement skills to promote department growth
Qualifications for CMM programmer
  • Able to work with minimum supervision, able to work flexible hours with occasional overtime
  • Data-Page for windows, Shadow graph
  • Other tools for measurement such as, but not limited to, surface testers, calipers, height gauges, plug gauges, wall stock calipers
  • QC Pro (Gauge Control)
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance desirable
  • Physically capable of disassembly/assembly of product, , axle assemblies
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CMM Programmer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of CMM programmer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CMM programmer
  • Lead improvement efforts regarding QC equipment upgrades & critical repairs, software advancements, and capital equipment purchases
  • Perform receiving inspection and first article inspection as required per quality documents
  • Develop and refine inspection methods/techniques
  • Maintain receiving inspection and test equipment in good working order at all times
  • Assist in development of standardized inspection instructions
  • Develop complex inspection programs for the CMM machine/vision system
  • Perform inspection of feasibility/ prototype components and supply statistical data to R&D and Engineering
  • Instruct and train junior level support personnel in order to maintain minimum inspection backlog
  • Provide feedback to R&D on ICD development for all new and current parts
  • Additional duties as defined by manager
Qualifications for CMM programmer
  • He/she completes or authorizes forms and reports, and maintains records such as overtime, absences, payroll and material rejections
  • The Supervisor will be the primary contact for Quality issues
  • Due to customer concerns, occasional travel is required, at times on short notice, to customer plants
  • Must be open to working all required shift hours overtime, weekends, and as needed
  • Minimum of five or more years of inspection experience
  • Experience in the operation and programming of Coordinate Measuring Machines
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CMM Programmer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CMM programmer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CMM programmer
  • Proficient in the use of software (MS Word, Excel, etc)
  • Functional familiarity with Solid works or similar design software
  • Proficient in the use of manual and computer controlled measuring machines
  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment (QSR)
  • Experience in setting up inspection functions
  • Video measuring system
  • Gage pins, height gage, various jigs and fixtures
  • Calipers, Micrometers
  • Our client is committed to recruiting individuals who believe in team work, achievement and excellence
  • Conduct complex inspections throughout the production process, including visual, dimensional, and mechanical
Qualifications for CMM programmer
  • Previous experience with Roamer and Zeiss equipment
  • One year of quality assurance
  • Working knowledge of a CMM (coordinate measuring machine) with min of 3 years’ experience
  • Overtime work is required when necessary
  • Operate CMM
  • Must be able to read CMM reports

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