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CMM Operator Job

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!



PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:


Requisition Summary


The Operator reports to the Team Coordinator. The main purpose of this job is to:

  • Perform in-house inspection requests as required from Machining or Assembly on the CMM's
  • Work on measurement projects in support of new Engine programs
  • Use any / all equipment in the lab as required (height gage, optical comparator, thread gages, radius gauges, calipers, micrometers, indicators, hardness, etc...)
  • Perform capability studies
  • Assist machining teams in SPC hardware / software issues
  • Provides leadership and training for operators in proper use of gauges

Chosen candidate must be willing to work multiple shifts as needed.

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Ensure effective product acceptance through appropriate inspection requirements.
  • Work with Quality Engineering and other functional groups, to analyze suspect components. 
  • Work directly with Quality Engineering and other functional groups, to analyze suspect componets
  • Assist in the collection of suspect material and ensuring documentation is filled out correctly.
  • Evaluates data and completes reports.
  • Maintains records and metrics
  • Updates primary data base systems such as QDA, SAP, and MES.

Qualifications & Skills

High School diploma or GED

Job Experience:

  • CMM or machining within high pace manufacturing process - Required
  • 6sigma experience preferred.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of Metrology devices (Optical comparator, calipers, micrometers,…)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in spreadsheets, databases and word processing software programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GD&T and blue print reading
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Some travel is required.
  • Work in an office environment with varying amounts of walking, sitting, standing, twisting, and turning.
  • Periodically lift or carry up to 25 lb.
  • No unusual or excessive physical demands.


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.



Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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