Senior Metrology Engineer

05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Experienced Senior Metrology Engineer required for large manufacturing company in Plymouth. Reporting to the Quality Manager the successful candidate will take the lead within the metrology team, determining, setting, and implementing strategies to support best practice in the measurement of product and calibration of gauges. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class manufacturer at a time of continued growth.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead a team of Metrology Technicians/Engineers in achieving departmental and strategic business objectives through effective communication, coaching & recognition. Undertake appraisals, performance management and identify training needs.

Comply with and promote compliance with the Quality Management System.

Apply measurement science to develop, document, and maintain processes to achieve best practice standards, ensuring value for money, effectiveness, and efficiency across the production facility.

Apply measurement science to develop, maintain, and evaluate calibration standards; implement improvements as required.

Ensure the timely completion of gauge calibration - monitor performance (KPI) and address if out-of-control.

Ensure measurement of product is completed in a timely and accurate manner against appropriate specifications using appropriate means and methods.

Manage measurement reports including the standards and maintain traceability of all samples and records.

Act as sign-off for metrology activities for sample approval.

Determine and advise on new metrology technologies or equipment.

Manage and maintain MSA system for equipment used to verify production processes.

Assist with completing PPAP documentation as required by QA.

Provide training when required to develop others.

Support Goods-in inspection - including periodic checks of castings and forgings to ensure on-going supply chain conformance.

Where necessary, provide metrology support and guidance to suppliers to ensure robust measurement systems are in place.

Develop correlation of measurement systems across the group.

Continually look to enhance our measurement systems via new techniques & technology including the integration into the process.

Work in a safe manner - adhere to all Health and Safety requirements, promote this through the team.

Essential Experience, Qualifications, Skills and Candidate attributes required:

Recent, proven experience working as a Senior Metrology / Calibration Engineer within either a Manufacturing or Engineering environment.

Recognised qualification in Metrology coupled with Qualifications in Mathematics and English (i.e. GCSE s).

Working knowledge of standards relevant to metrology & calibration.

Working knowledge of CMM programming - Preferably Mitutoyo but other CMM experience / knowledge will be considered).

Working knowledge of using dimensional metrology instruments and equipment.

Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings.

The successful candidate will be working a static day shift comprising of Monday to Thursday 08:15am to 16:45pm and Friday s 08:15am to 13:30pm.

If you are an experienced Senior Metrology or Calibration Engineer & are seeking a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by clicking the apply button.

For an informal chat please phone (phone number removed) and ask for Samantha Luxton. Many thanks for your interest

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