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Ref No.: 18-13158
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 10/24/2018 to 07/26/2019
Role: Metrologist
Location: Hickory NC 28601
Duration: 9 months
Job description
  • Client is seeking a metrologist to support precision metrology lab operations in the Hickory, NC Technology and Manufacturing Center.
  • The right candidate will have a passion for precision engineering and metrology, have experience in metrology through industry practice, education, and/or research, and open to developing new knowledge and skills.
  • The position will initially be full-time while having a duration of 8-12 months with the potential for future long-term employment.
Scope of Position:
  • Provide metrology engineering and precision measurement services to product and process development teams and manufacturing customers.
  • Support evaluation of state-of-the-art optical and dimensional metrology methods, equipment, and software for the advancement of Client competitive advantage
  • Support the innovative spirit of the precision metrology organization
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Work directly with internal customers on:
  • Establishing measurement request requirements including instrument selection, measurand definition, and uncertainty requirements, execute measurements, analyse data, and communicate results
  • Executing high precision dimensional, coordinate, and surface metrology in support of manufacturing, product and process development, and fundamental understanding
  • Performing data analysis and reporting of results using sound statistical methods
  • Ensure effective preventative maintenance and interim performance verification of high precision metrology equipment
  • Execute other tasks associated with day-to-day precision metrology lab operations
Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of precision dimensional, coordinate, and surface metrology equipment and their metrological characteristics
  • Knowledge of metrology fundamentals: metrological traceability, measurement uncertainty, calibration, metrological environmental effects, measurand definition, etc.
  • Awareness of national and international standards relating to dimensional and surface metrology and measurement uncertainty
  • Knowledge of PC-DMIS CMM software or other CMM software packages
  • Desire to exceed internal customer expectations for quality and delivery
  • Ambition and ability to independently fill gaps in knowledge and expertise through self-guided learning
  • Knowledge of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5-2009
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB, Minitab, or other mathematical/statistical analysis tools
  • Experience in computer-aided design using Pro-E, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis of data: standard deviation, mean, statistical agreement tests, data transformation, trend identification, regression analysis, curve fitting, etc.
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to work closely with internal customers around the world to meet their requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with ambition for technical growth
  • Accountable for actions/behaviours
  • Ability to work independently
Required Education and Experience:
  •  2 year technical degree in field of mechanical, optical, or related engineering disciplines with 7+ years of experience in metrology.
  • Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelors or Masters of Science degree in Mechanical or Optical Engineering with an emphasis in, through education or research, in precision engineering and metrology with 0 to 3 years of experience in a related field.