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CMM Programmer

Job Number:  45598
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45598 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: CCMi 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Summary of Responsibilities

To support manufacturing by layout verification and certification of parts, assemblies, and check fixtures.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attain annual safety quality and productivity goals - including Quality department assigned goals
  • Perform layout inspection of parts, assemblies, and inspection fixtures and gages using the Coordinate Measuring Machine and appropriate measuring devices.
  • Perform Gage Repair and Calibration
  • Maintain a priority schedule log for all request submitted layouts.
  • Maintain the certifications of all gages and inspection instruments.
  • Maintain a layout schedule for annual checking fixtures certifications.
  • Perform Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (GRR) Studies on checking fixtures as required. 
  • Provide layout support for new program development and validation.
  • Adhere to customer layout standards, methodologies and requirements.
  • Provide layout inspection reports as required.
  • Participate in meetings with other departments to review data and develop continuous improvement plans
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping practices in quality lab and lead by example
  • Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication and Fair Treatment
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Maintain the Quality Assurance Department & CMM computer hardware and software
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Knowledge of measurement system analysis
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive Team Member relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, math data, reports, instructions and guidelines
  • Proficient in using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • Proficient in using measuring instruments, i.e. caliper, micrometer, height gages, etc.
  • Able to operate a Coordinate Measuring Machine
  • Proficient in programming layouts using CMM software
  • Proficient in personal computer operation and applications in a MS Windows operating system.
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Team Members, suppliers and customer
  • Able to safely use slings and hoists 
  • Able to maintain punctuality and good attendance record
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime
  • Must display a can-do attitude and be able to work and perform job responsibilities with a minimum amount of direct supervision
  • Must be able to understand written instructions 

Additional Information

Education and Experience

  • Prior blue print reading and GD & T. 
  • Prior layout experience using CMM and related software.
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience. Technical training preferred.

Work Environment

  • Primarily temperature controlled layout laboratory
  • The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with Team Members, management, customers and suppliers.
  • Flexible hours and overtime as required

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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