Job Details

CMM Programmer

Category: Machining
Location: Exeter, NH

CMM Programmer

Provide CMM programming and quality control support and expertise in support of daily production and operational needs.


  • Create, develop, edit, and implement new CMM programs on more complex part applications using Zeiss Calypso software from 3D solid-models and 2D drawings

  • Audit, implement and revise programs as needed for continuous improvement

  • Work closely with CNC programming and engineering when perform FA’s inspection to maintain best practices and achieve better results

  • Maintain and order all necessary equipment for CMM stylus system, fixtures and any necessary equipment with the approval of manager

  • Serve as a mentor for lower level CMM programmers, provide training and solve more complex issues, critical thinking in problem solving

  • Work with quality engineering with any and all R&R studies ensuring the data collection and program efficiency along with program accuracy

  • Develop best practice and a lean process as a continuous CMM program improvement, for example. Naming convention, file network allocation and shop auto run set up

  • Continuously evaluate personnel to have programmers trained on standby to eliminate a single point failure

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations. “PPE” Personal Protective Equipment is a requirement and must be used and followed per company policies and procedures

  • Must be able to travel to different offsite locations to provide support, training and programming as needed or required by manager

  • Ability to continuously improve and learn new software and different equipment



  • Minimum 5-10 plus years’ experience as a CMM Programmer using Zeiss Calypso software with 5-10 years’ experience as a Quality inspector

  • GD&T certification is required

  • ASQ Certification Highly preferred but not required

  • Aukom training is highly desired but not required


  • High School or GED Diploma required

  • Zeiss Basic and Advance Certification required

  • GD&T ASME Y14.5-2009 required

  • Blue print reading highly desired

  • Technical college or secondary training in a quality discipline preferred

Skill Level

  • Can effectively program, set-up, and prove out with minimal supervision Zeiss articulating and fixed head coordinate measurement machines

  • Ability to perform surface plate layout work to verify cmm measurements using conventional measurement equipment (micro-height, comparator, sine plates, height stands, etc.)

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings per ASME Y14.5M-2009 specifications

  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a team environment

  • Familiarity with Sig Sigma problem solving and quality fundamentals


Damage or Loss of Use:

Damage to parts or machinery could exceed $10,000

SIG SAUER, Inc. is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.