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Manufacturing Engineer - CMM (2013-047)

Posted 2014-01-14
At a Glance –

Safran Aerospace Composites
85 Innovation Drive
Rochester, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Job (Full-Time)

Job Description


The position is responsible for developing programming, strategies and best practices for the coordinate measuring machine (CMM) equipment. Writes and updates CMM programs.


Efficiently and accurately work and program in a PC-DMIS environment as well as 3D design software (CatiaV5).

Demonstrate that the inspections in place align with drawings and support non-conformity treatment through statistical inference and data analysis.

Develop CMM programs and scripts using best programming practices to ensure proper revision control.

Investigate all CMM system and data issues.

Confirm all tool and equipment meet calibration requirements based on the Quality Departments standards.

Ownership of process improvement plans, six sigma and cost reduction projects associated with CMM process.

Dependent upon business needs, some overtime may be required.

Required to comply with all OSHA and EPA regulations related to applicable operations.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES Education/Knowledge/Skills

Bachelors degree in Engineering preferred; additional relevant experience programming equipment may be substituted.

No less than five years experience in a manufacturing environment programming relevant equipment.

Ability to program a CMM using PCDMIS.

Knowledge of and experience with 3D design software required; CatiaV5 preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge in CMM inspection of non-prismatic, complex 3D shape parts.

Experience with common manufacturing statistical methods such as gage repeatability and reliability.

Attention to detail and perform work in a methodical manner is of utmost importance.

Excellent technical writing skills.

Advanced level Microsoft Excel; Intermediate level Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Ability to work independently for long periods.

Basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma techniques.

Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

Requires knowledge of and compliance with AS9100C and/ or ISO9001 standards.

While performing the duties of this job the employee:
Is regularly required to use hands to manipulate and
Is regularly required to talk and hear.
Is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with
hands and arms.
Is regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl.
Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift
and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is performed in a plant environment with moving mechanical parts. The noise level is usually moderate. Employee will be exposed to any number of elements but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable.

Please include your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with your submission. Within resume or cover letter, specifically indicate experience level with either CNC/CMM or composite bonding. Please email your resume to, subject line Manufacturing Engineer - CMM 2013-047.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job



Company Description

Safran Aerospace Composites is part of the Safran Group which is a world-class manufacturer of aircraft, rocket engines, propulsion systems, and aircraft equipment.

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