Calibration Technician

Job Overview

We are recruiting on behalf of a leading manufacturing client based in Westmeath for an experienced Metrology Technician.

This role will is permanent, and a day shift post.

Principal Accountabilities

You will be resposible for:

  • Ensuring that all H&S guidelines relating to measurement equipment are observed. Report breaches to be reported to H&S Officer.
  • Taking part in design of measurement equipment and fixtures with the project team to ensure best practices and customer requirements are observed.
  • Developing and maintaining all procedures relating to the metrology laboratory.
  • Identify error sources contributing to GR&R and determine reliability of measurement processes.
  • Responsible for adjusting measurement systems in line with the identified error sources.
  • Ensureing all international & customer related standards are maintained and applied to all measurement system processes
  • Development of programs for all metrology equipment.
  • Ensure revision control is maintained and secured (tamper proof).
  • Provide the metrology service to all departments as required within required timeframes
    1. CMM measurement
    2. Gauge maintenance
    3. Calibration and calibration schedule for all on site equipment
  • Interpretation and reporting of statistical data to interested parties within required timeframes
  • Assisting engineering in investigations of customer complaints within required timeframes
  • Proactively work with the Quality Manager on continuously improving the Labs’ processes & procedures
  • Conduct research on measurement techniques for future reference

Experience, Training and Skills Required

Certificate / diploma in an engineering discipline equivalent together with experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • CAD experience would be an advantage
  • Must have excellent statistical process control knowledge
  • Proficient in software associated with statistical process control
  • An ability to read and decipher engineering drawings
  • Ability to function as a team member
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of software.


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