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CMM Operator
Title:CMM Operator
Location:Phoenix, AZ

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for inspecting complex parts using CMM equipment and inspection tools such as dial bore gauges, micrometers, calipers, bridge and height gauge, etc. Inspector is to ensure that discrepant parts are appropriately documented and only parts meeting customer requirements (blue prints) continue to manufacturing processes or customers.



  • Ensure safe work practices are applied and that work environment is equally safe
  • Must have GD&T knowledge and capable of reading and interpreting complex blue prints
  • Able to program CMM for complex machined parts using Calypso program (knowledge of PCDMIS is acceptable)
  • Performs in-process inspections using Zeiss Prismo CMM per documented requirements and reports on all discrepancies
  • Performs first article inspections and completes all associated documentation
  • Support internal machinists with measurements, problem resolution and print interpretation
  • Inspect machined parts from internal and external sources for compliance to print requirements using CMM, hand tools, surface plate, and other instruments
  • Use of precision measuring tools such as micrometers, indicators, profilometers, dial bore gages, thread gages and pins
  • Reading and interpretation of prints including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Be highly attentive to details, effectively work with peers based on set priorities
  • Will be required to complete DIP (Detailed Inspection Plans) and other AS9102 related documentation
  • Must be proficient with inspection tools (height gauge, calipers, micrometers, bore gauges, surface plate inspection, etc.
  • Be an effective communicator and able to interact with other departments and management
  • Ensure that product processed meet customer quality standards


Essential Skills and Experience:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Three to five years' experience of dimensional tolerance inspection (Y14.5) of aerospace products.
  • Educated in GD&T and Inspection equipment/tools
  • High School or GED required, Associates degree or completed apprenticeship from and accredited trade school a plus.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, interpret work instructions, strong PC skills and knowledge with Microsoft Word and Excel a plus


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Capable of handling small parts or inspection tools or equipment.

Northstar is an EOE Employer 

Competitive Wages

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Under New Leadership 


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