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CMM Technician

Job Number:  40110
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Sterling Heights
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular





Job Number: 40110 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Sterling Heights 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Introduction

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the Test Lab and CMM work is performed in an acceptable manner within requirements of established procedures. Perform CMM function in the areas of testing for incoming materials/chemicals.  Validation/verification of design tests on new and/or modified products. Operating the CMM(s), Gage and Fixture Calibration program, and the Calibration system, assist the Quality Department in the daily production requirements for the CMM, work with the Quality Manager, Supervisor in all methods and procedures to ensure conformity to customer specific.

Education and/or Experience Required

High School Diploma/GED. 3-5 years of automotive CMM programming experience. Proficient at reading part drawings. Must have strong knowledge of GD&T. Proficient with Zeiss CMM.  Required to learn PC-DMIS & Calypso software if not already proficient. Must be able to use advanced measuring equipment.  Able to work 2nd shift.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write and Maintaining Programs for CMM machines, Contracer, and Surfcom Machines:
    • Brown & Sharpe CMM’s running PCDMIS software
    • Contracer Mitutoyo C4000 running Fomtracepak V5
    • Surfcom 1500 SD3 Running Acctee
  • Gage calibration Program
  • Annual Customer product layouts
  • Part Layouts:
    • Production First piece
    • Engineering Samples:
      • PPAP samples
      • Prototypes
      • Product studies
  • Perform Capability studies
  • Perform MSA’s and statistical evaluations of process and product data
  • Write part dimensional inspection programs for CMM Machines:
    • Current products
    • New Products
    • Updating and maintaining the DIS program to the current CMM programs
  • Maintaining CMM programs:
    • Maintenance
    • Debugging
    • Updating and maintaining CMM program Book
  • Training operators on the CMM setup and operation 
  • Creates CMM Programs for all new launch programs
  • Updates CMM Programs when engineering changes are implemented
  • Maintains Gage Pack
  • Works with Engineering on any testing, dimensional inspection, and studies that may be required
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to including IATF 16949, ISO14001 (EMS), and Employee Handbook. 
  • Manage multiple projects and deliverables while treating team members with dignity and respect and in accordance with the Magna Employee’s Charter and Core Values
  • Perform all work in a safe and healthful manner as outline in MIOSHA regulations and MPTSH safety and policies 
  • including use of PPE and proper use of Lockout/Tagout procedures.  Reports unsafe conditions to Manager/Supervisor within the department
  • Support and participate in division and department improvement initiatives through Continuous Improvement 
  • Suggestion Program, and sharing of knowledge, ideas, and/or best practices with co-workers
  • Actively participate and comply with all division and department policies, procedures and work instructions as they relate to position / department.
  • Complies with the designated ISO / 14001 responsibilities related to effective environmental management in accordance with MPT’s Environmental Management System (EMS).

Additional Skills Required

Language Skills: Requires extensive tact and communication skills (verbal and written) for direct customer communication.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Able to communicate in English (both written and oral).
Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate basic math, understanding of decimals, ability to add, subtract and multiply. 
Reasoning Skills:  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to use problem solving when presented with problems or duties that do not have immediate answers or results.
Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing along with Outlook and Excel.  Proficient with PCDMIS and Calypso software. 
Communication Skills:  Must be able to relate / communicate well with people at all levels.  Ability to use active listening.  Ability to give positive and constructive feedback effectively.  
Problem Solving Skills:  Is able to conduct individually or in team settings structured problem solving. Understands and can apply 5 Why mythology, Skillful in analysis of problems, research to identify root causes and find solutions, creativity to find robust and effective solutions to problems.  Able to make decisions based on available information.  Has sufficient technical knowledge to support effective problem solving.

11--Quality  F--Permanent/Regular 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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