CMM Programmer

Exeter, NH 03833

Posted: 09/28/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 6 - Skilled Trades Job Number: JO10000111

Job Description

Venteon is currently seeking a 1st shift CMM Programmer  to fill an opening with a Growing company in New Hampshire The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of experience with Zeiss Calypso software
We have openings in Rochester as well as Exeter, NH

Primary Responsibilities off the CMM Programmer

  • Understand and apply the principle that the CMM programming group is a service department, and their primary duty is to assist the factory floor in a supportive function.
  • Work closely always and assist the CNC programming group, engineers, quality leadership and quality inspectors in a CMM technical support /training role.
  • For assigned products, work with available resources (programmers and equipment), ensuring production stops are at an absolute minimum.
  • Edit and prove out existing CMM programs on lower level less complex and minor issues or discrepancies, mainly on the production floor, using Zeiss Calypso software from 3D solid-models and 2D drawings as per instructions of senior level CMM programmers.
  • Successfully set up every different CMM with minimum supervision.
  • Be on call at short notice to step in and run production as needed, for assigned parts.
  • Perform surface plate layout and inspection using conventional measurement equipment (micro-height, comparator, sine plates, height stands, etc..) as required for production or operational needs.
  • Audit database of proven CMM programs for production and communicate with Level II or III programmers to update, correct or verify programs.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations (including geometry and trigonometry) to prove out part dimensions.
  • Utilize available resources to ensure CMM programs are available before production begins, including: First Articles (FA s), revisions, and new product launches.
  • Utilize available resources to ensure CMM programs are available prior to production, regardless of originator, including: First Articles (FA s), revisions, and new product launches.
  • Utilize available resources to develop CMM programs when gaging is not readily available for production or to assist Metrology on inspecting gages in support of regular production.
  • Maintain open communication between the CMM group and your immediate supervisor/ make suggestions and recommendations for improvements.
  • Work with other departments in the completion of CMM related project work related to continuous improvement (e.g., gage R&R s, quality MSA s, Equator integration).

Secondary Responsibilities of the CMM Programmer

  • Maintain continuity among work shifts through documentation and communication.
  • Basic understanding and application of problem solving and quality fundamentals, including root cause analysis; process control and variation reduction (e.g., six-sigma); and lean principles including 5S and Visual Management.

Education and/or Experience of the CMM Programmer

  • Minimum 1-3 years experience as a CMM Programmer using Zeiss Calypso software with 3-5 years experience as a Quality inspector, including surface plate layout work.
  • Will be working toward improving and developing skills consistent with a Level II programmer. A minimum of 320 hours programming time will be required for a CMM programmer eligible to be sent for the Basic Zeiss training certification.
  • Can effectively program Zeiss articulating and fixed head CMMs, including set-up, and prove out, with minimal supervision.
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings per ASME Y14.5M-2009 and otherwise have a working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Effective communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • High School or GED Diploma required and BS / AS degree in mechanical, manufacturing, quality or other engineering discipline preferred.
  • Basic office computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and MRP systems (e.g., Oracle).

Benefits for the CNC Programmer

  • Ability to grow and advance within the company
  • Direct training with Electrical Engineers which could open the opportunity to become an Electrical Engineer.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Educational Assistance
  • Pet Insurance

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.



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