Reports To: Division Leader
Analyzes inspection problem by comparing part with blueprints or sketches, and devises procedures necessary to measure specified dimensions.
Lays out part on surface plate or CMM to verify dimensions, using master gages, indexing heads, gage blocks, comparators, verniers, micrometers, and indicators.
Develops and draws patterns and templates used to measure curves and angles.
Analyzes defective parts to determine reasons for dimensional variations, such as faulty machining or assembly procedures, setup, tools, or fixtures.
Recommends corrective procedures to design, methods, process, or production engineering departments.
Communicates with coworkers and supervisors to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
Develops gauging setup and surface plate procedures, draws patterns and templates. Inspects a variety of parts and tools to provide inspection devices and fixtures for use in machining or assembly, using blueprints, formulas, trigonometry, and precision measuring instruments.
High School diploma or technical school education or equivalent, with mathematics emphasis. Between 4 and 10 years of work related experience. Trade or vocational quality training recommended. Considerable mental and visual effort.