CMM Operator

Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Vacancy title
CMM Operator
Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Advertised salary
Employment type
Closing date
31 December 2023


Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Steico Industries?

STEICO has made its name manufacturing precision tube and duct assemblies to the world's major airframe manufacturers. We manufacture tube and duct assemblies. We work with a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, titanium, and other alloys and produce parts of all complexities. STEICO holds accreditations with NADCAP and is certified to AS9100 and ISO14001. Our focus on responsiveness and continuous improvement regularly creates manufacturing innovation. STEICO is an integral part of our customers supply chains that include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Honda Aviation, and many others.

What does the job involve?

The tooling inspector uses measurement tools such as PCMM (Portable Coordinate Measuring Machine), CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine), calipers, micrometers and other hand tools in order to verify dimensional characteristics of tooling and tooling components. The operation of the PCMM or CMM includes creation of basic inspection programs in order to meet drawing inspection requirements. As part of this role, the inspector may also operate Stereolithography machines and perform cleaning and assembly of tooling and fixtures.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Interpret drawings.
  • Operate portable coordinate measuring machine.
  • Create basic PCMM programs.
  • Use hand inspection tools (calipers, micrometers, etc.).
  • Basic operation of CAD programs to open model files.
  • Assemble fixtures and tooling.
  • Operate stereolithography machines.
  • Clean fixtures and tooling after coming out of stereolithography machine.
  • Provide shop support/technical assistance.
  • Other reasonable duties as business and operational needs dictate.

What qualifications should I have?


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • One-year experience with inspection.
  • Experience/knowledge of equipment, machines, tools, etc.
  • Previous experience with inspection tools such as calipers, micrometers needed. Knowledge or previous experience with fixtures and tooling helpful.

Communication and Language Skills:

  • Must be able to communicate and interact with employees at all levels of the organization both verbally and written.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience working in MS office suite and CAD software.

Reasoning ability:

  • Requires ability to assess facts and develop conclusions.

Other Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Mechanical skills.
  • Ability to use hand tools.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Ability to stay focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.

Why Join Steico Industries, Inc.?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.

Please understand that you will only be considered an applicant if you apply for a posted position directly through our Company website and meet the qualifications of the job. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact the Steico Industries at 760-438-8015.

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.