Metrology Engineer

Job Reference: WM – 2408

Location: Lichfield

Salary: Circa £30,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Metrology Engineer


  • Maintain and ensure the appropriate calibration of checking, inspection and measuring equipment used within the company.
  • Management of customer and supplier master samples by registration, location and maintaining the original signed off conditions.
  • In conjunction with the quality department and customer division engineers, coordinate the analysis of all warranty returns from customers including reporting under the customer specified system, ensuring all liabilities are minimised.
  • Support production in management of quality issues reported by customers.
  • Schedule the test and measurement facilities to meet project and production requirements.
  • Ensure a full understanding and application of customer specification requirements implementing updates accordingly.
  • Ensure timely planning and completion of COP testing within the plant, organising suitable arrangements for the shipments to external test houses.
  • Identify any problems to the Quality Manager.
  • Carry out all required tests and prepare reports accordingly.
  • Define local methods of testing and test instructions to meet customer requirements and international standards.
  • Manage the calibration of all checking and gauging equipment in the company to ensure that relevant customer and international standards are met.
  • Carry out and maintain equipment R & R studies in line with IATF 16949.
  • Manage CMM programs and data using a central database with safe storage locations for data transfer mediums such as disks etc.
  • Maintain database and controlled condition of customer master referential samples, plaques swatches etc.
  • Prepare routine reports as requested by the Quality Manager.
  • To be adequately trained to carry out testing on all quality laboratory and metrology equipment.
  • Ensure that all test equipment, checking CMM fixtures are maintained to the expected level.
  • Ensure warranty returns are analysed and report completed and communicate to customer within customer’s deadline.
  • Ensure presence of suppliers during warranty returns analysis with customer or if not possible to do so, ensure parts are collected by suppliers within a week.
  • Ensure customers’ issues are reported to production as they happen and detailed report given to supervisors.
  • Ensure master parts created and displayed on line when new issue raised by customer.
  • Responsible for CCC in absence of Quality Manager
  • The requirements of China’s implementation rules for Comulsory Certification of Motor Vehicle Products (for interior trim parts: CNCA-C11-09:2014) are fulfilled and that the complete implementation is secured and adjusted periodically according to the given changes.
  • That the CCC certified products at all times comply with the Chinese product standard (for interior trim parts: GB8410-2006)
  • That a procedure exists that controls the labelling of the product with the CCC logo.
  • That a procedure exists which controls that marking of the CCC logo, and assures that it is now applied on faulty or non-certified products. The procedure must also make sure that the logo cannot be put on any products that have been modified after certification without an adjustment of the certificate.
  • That a CoP Control Plan is created and implemented.
  • That any relevant changes are announced to the Chinese Certification Authority before production of marked CCC products is allowed.
  • During the pursuit of all duties of the Code of Ethics and the Code of Management will be adhered to at all times.

About You:


  • Degree or equivalent


  • 2 years experience in a similar role

Job Application:

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