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Engineering Technician- Metrology Technician
Ref No.: 18-01914
Location: South San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract


Verily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world's health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives. We are developing tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creating interventions to prevent and manage disease.

Responsibilities:
  • Executing and managing test methods related to optical characteristics of components and assemblies.
  • Executing and managing test methods related to dimensional features using equipment such as:
  • Video microscope (e.g. OGP, NEXIV, Zeiss)
  • Hand-held measurement tools (e.g. micrometer, caliper)
  • Detailed inspection and verification of process quality standards including documentation and metrology including use of microscopy and metrology equipment.
  • Hands on work in a laboratory setting handling sensitive optical and electronic parts and materials. Has the ability to work in cleanroom microassembly environment by maintaining a clean and safe work environment and keeps equipment fully functioning.
  • Maintaining clean room integrity by using proper attire and adherence to clean room environment practices and procedures.
  • Preparing lot history records where necessary.
  • Working with engineers and technicians to resolve line issues and suggest improvements.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Experience with executing and managing test methods in a laboratory setting.
  • Testing dimensional features using equipment such as:
    • Video microscope (e.g. OGP, NEXIV, Zeiss)
    • Hand-held measurement tools (e.g. micrometer, caliper)
  • Understand concepts of statistical process control (SPC), including gauge R&R studies
  • Use of spreadsheets to calculate summary data and present information
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work in a laboratory environment (standing, sitting, stooping) for long periods

Preferred qualifications and skills:
  • Direct experience with optical measurement techniques
  • Experience with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Experience testing ophthalmic lenses (spectacle lenses, contact lenses, etc.) including in-process and finished goods
  • Experience with MiniTab or similar statistical analysis software tool
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as ability to communicate effectively with scientist and engineers from a wide range of technical backgrounds
  • Attention to detail, proactive, organized and thorough with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Prior experience in a clean room environment.
  • Experience with microscopy