Metrology Engineer

10 months ago Full Time
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Job Location: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex Responsible to: Quality Systems Manager

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Measurement, analysis of data, gauging of incoming and manufactured products, and completion of all components measuring reports as required by the business and its customers
    • Produce programs for Hexagon CMM, OGP and Non-Contact Metrios Systems for the measurement components
    • Prepare customer-required dimensional reports and measurements studies, including PPAP, FAIR and ISIR reports.
    • Support in regular measurement studies as Production Quality requires, using SPC tools to analyse the data to identify trends and production stability issues
    • Responsible for calibrating measuring equipment and ensuring they are compliant
    • Undertake validation for made-to-drawing components
    • Working within the Quality team and other departments as required to maintain business objectives and customer expectations
    • Any other ad hoc duties as required
    • To ensure there are no delays in reporting live dimensional feedback to production and reporting non-conformances immediately
    • To verify components using the following methods & equipment: Hexagon CMM, CNC vision systems (OGPs) and instant measurement machines (Metrios). A competent ability to use all types of manual gauges such as Vernier, micrometre, Depth mic, Height gauge etc.
    • To monitor the SPC System and to highlight problems with: (a) Personnel not using information correctly and (b) Software not working correctly
    • To ensure that any infringements from drawings /specifications or procedures are brought to the attention of the appropriate Manager/Supervisor.
    • To sign the appropriate material release Certificates on behalf of the Company
    • To set up all necessary component and product characteristics on the SPC System
    • To load & close orders on the SPC System
    • To provide extra detailed drawings of components for the following conditions: (a) Convert imperial to metric and (b) Split/ballooned drawings for different operations
    • To ensure that all customer complaints are dealt with in the appropriate manner

    Required Skills/Capabilities:

    • Experience as a Metrology Technician/Inspector, CMM Programmer or Quality Inspector with a strong background in dimensional control and measurement gained in automotive, medical, semiconductor or similar world-class manufacturing environments with excellent geometric dimensioning and tolerancing knowledge
    • Programming and operating Hexagon CMM, OGP, non-contact Metrios and other measurement methods
    • Understanding of measurement methods/methodology – MSA, Gauge R&R studies
    • PPAP, FAIR and ISIR report completion
    • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and query technical drawings
    • IT literacy, including a working knowledge of reporting software, e.g., Minitab, Excel
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    HSQE Behaviours:

    • To intervene and report any defect in equipment or practice or any dangerous circumstance or event which could affect HSQE performance.
    • To comply with all HSQE customer and company requirements
    • Excellent team and interpersonal skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Effective time management, both in general timekeeping and management of individual and multiple jobs
    • Be professional – loyal to the organisation, take personal responsibility

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