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Metrologist - Hickory, NC

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One of the world's leaders in material science, our client has an opening for a Metrologist for the Hickory, NC area.  This is a contract position with a duration of 8-12 months with the potential to go long term.


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. 

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 our client’s               competitive advantage 

Day to Day Responsibilities: 
Work directly with internal customers on: 
•      Establishing measurement request requirements including instrument selection, measure and definition, and uncertainty requirements, execute                 measurements, analyze 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. 

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.

Job: 342118

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Hickory, NC
United States of America

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Posted Date:10/5/2018



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Job Title: Metrologist

Location: Hickory, NC

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 342118

Posted Date: 10/5/2018

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