The CMM Programmer/Technician is the chief inspector of machined parts per the Inspection Record Sheet instructions. The Technician also lays out and otherwise inspects cast parts as part of the sampling and/or NJSU processes.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe work area
Inspect parts across the DCC/CMM per the frequencies listed on Inspection Record Sheets
Work with Supervisors, setup personnel, Machine Shop Associates, and/or Quality staff to convey results of CMM inspections, explain any out of tolerance issues, and formulate necessary corrective actions
Work with the CMM Programmer to learn new CMM programs and how to setup and run them efficiently
Perform capability studies on parts as requested by the Quality Director or CMM Programmer
Perform calibration of probe tips per desired frequency
Re-qualify styli in the event of a collision
Perform daily housekeeping activities including, but not limited to, cleaning the CMM machines daily, cleaning the Faro Arm as needed, cleaning both CMM rooms daily, emptying the dehumidifier daily, and emptying the line dryer cups as needed
Replenish all supplies for CMM room including alcohol, lint free rags, etc.
File the CMM report boxes per the work instruction requirements
Perform backups of CMM programs as required
Edit or modify programs as needed per customer revision changes or castings changes
Generate new CMM programs as time permits (i.e., only if all production parts have been inspected) and in close coordination with the CMM Programmer.
Education: Associates degree preferred
Experience: A minimum of two years in a machine shop environment is required; experience using CMM and/or Faro Arm equipment is strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
Deep understanding of DCC/CMM operation
Deep understanding of how to perform inspections on all parts, which includes but is not limited to the following:
Loading of parts in the designated CMM fixture
Determining the proper tools to be used on each job, and how to correctly load those tools into the machine (per the job packet instructions)
How to correctly perform the pre-alignment operation on each job
How to properly document inspection results
Strong blueprint reading skills
Good organizational and planning skills
Strong ability to problem solve and communicate in understandable language
Solid communication skills, especially listening
Strong understanding of working safely
Team oriented, ethical, and trustworthy
Flexible and able to adapt and embrace change
Able to make decisions and act responsibly.