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CMM PROGRAMMER in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Job:

The position is responsible for CMM programming, Structured Light (ATOS Blue Light) measurement programming, Best fit software programming, and NX Unigraphics modeling. Shift: Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm.

Major Activities/Key Challenges:
  • Develop Dimensional inspection programs using various programming languages such as Python and Visual Basic based on requirement definitions, customer blueprints, CAD models, and specifications to be used for manufacturing data collection, analysis, and distribution.
  • Maintain and develop software systems utilized to control manufacturing and dimensional inspection processes.  These software systems control the operation of our production equipment  and are integral to production, quality, and safety.
  • Provide formatted data to the technical and manufacturing groups as requested.
  • Solve quality and production issues associated with data outputs and work with product engineers to ensure resolution and diagnoses of quality and manufacturing issues.
  • Support existing programs by troubleshooting, implementing modifications, or adding new information as required.
  • Detailed understanding of co-ordinate metrology including the principles of CMMs, and CMM software. Work with end users to create requirement definitions and functional designs for enhancements to existing programs and for development of new applications.
  • Use Unigraphics to extract geometric information from CAD models required to generate CMM and Optical measurement part programs. Electronic data management, manipulation of electronic data using Unigraphics to assist in tool builds, gating builds and production of gating schemes. Supporting engineering in analyzing electronic models and working with casting houses and various tooling houses.Perform all documentation necessary to satisfy customer and quality requirements.
  • Instruct end users in the use of applications.


Basic Qualifications
  • High School diploma/equivalent.
  • 5 years related experience and/or training.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility at the time of  hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position is subject to the internal Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. Person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanet Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.  
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate's Degree in a technical field


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