CMM Programmer / Quality Inspector

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Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Wheeling, IL, US, 60090

Company: Dover Corporation

DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions.  The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors.


Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports.


DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across 13 locations.


Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7 billion. The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

Position Summary

First Shift - M – F with some flexibility to scheduled start/end times.

Work Location – Wheeling, IL

  • This is a high mix, low volume environment The focus is high quality premium products, and compliance to written standards.


The role reports to the Quality Manager. The CMM Programmer is part of a workgroup that will include other inspection and QMS related functions.   The CMM Programmer will be the team’s leader in knowledge and understanding of inspection methods and equipment. 


The CMM Programmer / Quality Inspector is responsible for creating CMM inspection programs and performing visual and dimensional inspections and reporting the results of the inspections, for the following:


  • First Piece Inspection Reports
  • Receiving inspection
  • Final Inspection
  • First Article Reports


Key Job Functions included but not limited to:

  • Programming of Mitutoyo CMM using MCOSMOS software and Renishaw touch probes 
  • Receiving Inspection: Process receiving inspection using dimensional and visual techniques
  • In-process Inspection: Complete first piece inspections
  • Final Inspection: Support daily final inspections on product ready for shipment, as needed.
  • Shop Support: Support shop personnel as requested with inspection activities.
  • Communication: Communicate to others within the company using verbal and written communications. 
  • Quality Improvement: Work with Destaco machinists, assemblers, and vendors to improve product quality.
  • Cleanliness: Maintain cleanliness of work areas


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High energy, strong interpersonal skills, prefers to work in team environment
  • Flexible, learns quickly, willing to change directions according to daily workload
  • Ability to organize workload and handle special projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships with colleagues
  • Excellent communicator including verbal, and written skills in English
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems



  • Strong knowledge of CMM programming for manufacturing environment and tight-tolerance machined parts.
  • Familiar with manufacturing operations, processes and procedures 
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Strong knowledge of (GD&T)
  • Strong Knowledge of measuring instruments (caliper, micrometer, bore gages, etc.)
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office Suite



  • Previous CMM programming experience
  • Previous parts inspection experience matching to blueprint specifications.
  • At least two years of experience working in a manufacturing environment required.


Education and Certification Qualifications

  • High School Degree or higher


Working Environment

  • Standing, sitting, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting.
  • Air controlled environment. 
  • Safety glasses and steel toe footwear required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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