CMM Programmer

PRIMUS AEROSPACE   LAKEWOOD, CO   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on May 8, 2020

Primus Aerospace - Lakewood, CO

CMM Programmer

$35.00 - $40.00 per hour

Primus Aerospace was founded over 30 years ago and is a major contractor for the aerospace, defense and space industries. As a leading supplier and highly regarded by the 5 largest prime defense contractors in the world, we are an AS9100/ISO9001 certified employer with manufacturing locations in Lakewood and Golden Colorado. We are rapidly growing and offer significant opportunities for advancement. Primus Aerospace specializes in high-complexity machining, assembly and integration services for military/ commercial aircraft, rockets, satellites and ground/air-based defense systems. We support the majority of all prime defense contractors and commercial aerospace companies across the industry. We are seeking long-term employees who desire to advance their career, further develop their skills and support long-term programs with our customer base. We manufacture some of the most complex components and systems in the business and need employees with strong work ethic, team attitude and passion for their career.

We currently have an opening for an experienced CMM programmer. The CMM programmer will work with machinists, engineers and the quality team to determine part and fixture designs. They will focus on both DCC programming and CMM equipment related tasks, such as creating new CMM part programs and maintenance and/or modification of existing part programs.


• Program Zeiss DCC CMMs using the latest Calypso software and VASST scanning probe, to tight tolerances utilizing GD&T and embedded model dimensioning

• Monitor and conform to design or test specifications

• Develop inspection plans

• First article inspection per AS9102

• Obtain and maintain all process certification required for all tasks

• Troubleshoot inspection problems related to fixtures, software, drawings, paperwork and/or process

• Prepare and maintain inspection records

• Oversee qualification of CMM programs (repeatability and accuracy)

• Support quality improvement and cost savings initiatives

• Provide guidance in the implementation and expansion of CMM technology

• Ensure safe practices are used in compliance with Primus safety standards and all governmental regulations


• Minimum of five years’ experience as a Quality Inspector

• 5+ years’ PC Dmis programming knowledge

• Must be an expert in CMM programming, both manual and DCC

• Strong, thorough knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

• Solid print reading and mathematics

• Sound, strong computer skills

• Knowledge of Calypso a plus

• Two years’ Aerospace industry experience preferred


• On-the-job training education assistance

• Medical, dental and vision insurance

• Basic Life/AD&D insurance paid by the company

• Short-term and long-term disability plans

• Company paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• Paid vacation

• Nine (9) paid holidays per year

• 401K with company match

• Advancement opportunities

• Positive work environment and great west side location

Primus Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities