Senior CMM Operator

By October 27, 2017

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Gauges | Fixtures | Automation

Job Description:

A CMM operator has the precision task of operating a co-ordinate measuring machine. CMM is the industry standard term for the three-dimensional measuring machines used by manufacturers to ensure that a product conforms to certain legally mandated consumer standards. The operator ensures that the machine is properly programmed so that the product does not fall short of the quality standards required by the customer.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the execution of tasks as listed below to ensure our products meet or exceed quality standards.

  • Develop CMM programs using PC-DMIS software to collect data on manufactured checking fixtures, parts, components, assemblies, and/or 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 out of tolerance, determine best case path to correct (Tips/Moves)
  • Using CMM data, develop reports to meet the 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 & test equipment
  • Learn and operate existing Romer Arm
  • Ensure timely completion of layouts and reports
  • Store CMM data, reports, and documents according to defined structure and naming convention
  • Perform gauge R&R’s 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 manufactured parts
  • Proficient in the use of measuring devices including caliper, indicators, micrometers, and height gage
  • Competent in the reading and use of CAD data and 3D models
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks, PC-DMIS and DataPage an asset
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot problems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced/team environment
  • Fixture and manufacturing experience an asset


  • Minimum High School diploma
  • Technical School Graduate or equivalent experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

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