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Life at Lowell, Inc.

At Lowell, we are passionate about our trade and recognize that our most valuable asset is our people. Everyone at Lowell works hard to establish our reputation as a premier manufacturer of precision machined components. We are proud of this heritage and understand that our responsibility is not simply to complete the tasks at hand, but also to strive for improvement and excellence in all that we do.

The Perfect Candidate

Lowell is looking for talented people to grow with us. We value hardworking individuals who strive to make things better and work each day to make a difference in the lives of our customers and each other.

We value the contribution that our employees make in our business success, and have many opportunities for talented individuals at all levels. We are in search of people who have the desire to find new and innovative ways to create value for our customers and who are committed to their success. In addition to full- and part-time positions, Lowell also offers a competitive internship program.

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CMM Programmer

The CMM Programmer supports Operations by performing CMM programming & operation, fixture calibration & maintenance, certification & maintenance of all instruments, gauge layouts & organization, GR&R, MSA studies, SPC analysis, part layouts and systems support for QA and other department requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Determine part inspection requirements from customer’s drawings
  • Utilize PC-DMIS software to create DCC inspection path programs
  • Analyze and troubleshoot machine setups and inspections paths
  • Administer and/or edit previously created programs
  • Ensure part inspection programs are consistent with part number and revision level
  • Qualify and operate fixed-type CMM equipment as required
  • Operate computer programming hardware and software systems
  • Follow Work Instruction and Procedures
  • Keep a clean and safe area (continually 5s own area)

Required Skills and Experience (Minimum requirements in terms of educational background, work experience, licenses/certifications or other knowledge, skills, and abilities)

  • Expert level proficiency developing DCC inspection programs, using PC-DMIS operating system
  • Expert level proficiency reading and interpreting engineering drawings (blueprints)
  • Expert level proficiency interpreting Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) standards
  • Expert level proficiency navigating MS Windows™ and computer networks
  • Expert level proficiency in applied mathematics—algebra, geometry and trig
  • Intermediate level knowledge of surface-plate inspection techniques, measuring tools, and gages
  • Demonstrated comfort level interfacing with staff and management while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated job diligence, attention to details, and solid problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team oriented, and ability to deal with a wide variety of personalities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Additional Skills and Experience (Preferred or helpful)

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in a related technical field is preferred
  • Experience working with the Medical or other highly regulated industry, specifically ISO 13485:2003
  • ASQ Certified CCT preferred or CQT desired
  • Familiar with ANSI/NCSL Z540-01 and ISO/IEC17025 a plus
  • Experience working with M1 ERP system or similar
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with little supervision
  • Must be well organized and a problem solver
  • Possess the ability to make rational knowledge-based decisions

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The opportunities that Lowell offers are not found in other machine shops. There is versatility within the inspection, mill, lathe and swiss departments. As a newly graduated student from Hennepin Tech I was able to work in each department. The cell managers are willing to teach me more so I can grow with the company and make a great career.

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