The function of a Layout Technician I is to assist with the running and maintenance of the coordinate measuring machines (CMM) OPTIGO, OPTICELL and other measurement tools and equipment. Job includes doing necessary dimensional layouts via CMM or other means to ensure customer and Quality Assurance standards are being met and maintained.
• Follow and enforce all plant safety policies and procedures
• Perform layout inspections on product, fixtures or dies as required. This would include first article layouts, gage reproducibility & repeatability studies and capability studies.
• Maintain annual part layout.
• Maintain annual fixture gage reproducibility and repeatability studies.
• Help maintain test equipment and storage area in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Follow 5S principle in and around work area.
• Prepares and maintains programs and reports from layout inspections.
• Fully understand quality standards, procedures and customer requirements.
• Promote good housekeeping
• Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge and Education
• Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from two year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Very good understanding of computer programs.
• Working knowledge of CMM programming, Microsoft application certification, Statistical Process Control including FARO CAM2 SPC Process Control. Forklift and crane certification will be an asset.
Skills and Competencies
• Applicable, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures;
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Effective and efficient with writing, listening and communication skills.
Attentive to minor details.
Effective communicator of ideas and concepts.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematics or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.