First Piece Inspector

Job Description

The first piece inspector is responsible for the inspection and approval of the first off machined parts prior starting the production. 


  • Create CMM programs using Zeiss Calypso or Mitutoyo Geopack software;
  • CMM operation and programming: open, edit and execute the CMM program;
  • Detailed dimensional inspection of First part produced on the machine to ensure 100% compliance to the requirements,
  • Visually inspect first setup part—Approval of all initial parts machined by operators/machinist;
  • Perform final inspection of complex parts;
  • Measure the parts with manual instruments (Vernier and micrometer) and ensure all dimensions meet the requirements of the operation sheets and/ or Engineering drawings;
  • Ensure that all quality registers (MPS, final inspection report and NCR when required) are completed and signed;
  • Complete NCR form;
  • Analyze and understand root causes of non-conformities;

Job qualifications

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Must have a machining techniques diploma or any other combination of training experience deemed relevant; 
  • Knowledge and operation of CMM ( Mitutoyo or Zeiss) 
  • knowledge of inspection instruments such as : caliper, micrometer, gauges and visual
  • Bilingual (English / French)


To be discussed