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Tower International

CMM Programmer

Tower International - Plymouth, MI


Provide CMM support to the plant to achieve optimal levels of safety, quality, productivity and delivery to assure internal and external customer satisfaction.


Support the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities.

Conduct part layouts and capability studies to assure parts meet or exceed dimensional requirements of the customer.

Maintain the calibration systems in Mainsaver/Gage Trak system.

Maintain calibration and certification records.

Maintain gauges in good working order.

Establish and maintain annual part/gauge layout schedules.

Evaluate CMM data for accuracy, prior to submission.

Prepare reports for internal and external customers and interface as appropriate.

Write CMM programs.

Maintain CMM & CMM software in good working order.

Participate in team problem solving activities.

Provide CMM data for sample part submission.

Interface with customers, contractors and suppliers as appropriate.

Participate in root cause analysis and team problem solving activities (ex. 8D reports, department meetings, etc.).

Support plant activities towards achieving customer awards and Quality Registrations (ex. TS 16949, ISO 14001, Pentastar, etc.)

Assist with plant activities to achieve quality, productivity and cost reduction goals.

Comply with all internal and OSHA required safety procedures while performing daily work activities.

Maintain high standards of housekeeping in work area.

Maintain a positive working relationship with all areas of the organization.

Adherence to all company policies and procedures (ex. Quality Policy Manual, Colleague Handbook, Level II Procedures etc.)


Reports directly to the Quality Manager. Interfaces on a frequent basis with Tool & Die, Production and Engineering. Interfaces on an as needed basis with IT, Materials, Finance, Human Resources and Corporate Quality and Dimensional Engineering.


Ability to identify, select, train and coach quality talent.

Provides model behavior to demonstrate corporate values.

Required Skills

Associates/Technical degree or equivalent experience.

Zero to three (3) years experience as a CMM programmer/operator in PCDMIS preferred.

General knowledge of Quality Systems (i.e.; SPC, ISO/TS 16949 etc.)

Experience in calibration methods and use of measuring tools.

Technical math skills.

Intermediate to advanced computer skills.

Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills.

Root cause/ problem solving ability.

Good understanding of GD&T.

Ability to read blueprints.

Ability to work well with others in a fast paced team environment.

Ability to read and write in English and perform mathematical calculations.


Duties include but are not limited to: stand, walk, twist, bend, lift, see, talk, and hear. May be required to travel. Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, vibration and hazardous materials.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by colleagues assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or working conditions.

To all recruitment agencies:

Tower International does not accept agency resumes without approval from the Talent Team. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Tower employees or any other company location.Tower International is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Location

Plymouth, Michigan, United States

Position Type


45 days

Tower International


CMM Programmer Tower International - Plymouth, MI, United States


Location: Plymouth, MI

Company Profile:
Tower International is a leading integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies. The company supplies the automotive industry with body-structure stampings, frames and other chassis structures, as well as complex welded assemblies for small and large cars, crossovers, pickups and SUVs. We are well diversified geographically, which positions us to participate in growth opportunities as they occur over time around the world and mitigates the impact of regional production fluctuations on our business.