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Metrology Engineer

Job Title: Metrology Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 96440
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

Metrology Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Metrology Engineer for their site.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Interprets drawings featuring Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5 to identify product inspection requirements.
  • Writes and edits programs utilized in manufacturing PC-DMIS, COSMO & CALYPSO, etc.
  • Serves as technical expert for metrology inspection.
  • Facilitates, encourage and coordinate continuous improvement with respect to inspection activities.
  • Set-up data collection parameters for inspection measurements where required.
  • Installation of inspection assets as to follow local validation lifecycle.
  • Develops inspection strategies to meet business needs.
  • Development of new inspection techniques as required.
  • Development of standard platforms where applicable (vision systems, contact/non-contact inspection systems.
  • Develop method of “gauge” evaluation to consider, calibration frequencies, gauge life, fit for purpose, etc.
  • Generates the inspection report per the customer requirements.
  • Performs 1st Article inspection of newly developed product.
  • Site lead on development of inspection fixturing to ensure minimum measurement error during inspection.
  • Inspect complex machined fixtures, and parts using advanced measuring and layout instruments and equipment.
  • Participates in design reviews on cross-functional teams to ensure that conformance to specifications, inspect ability, reliability, and quality system objectives are met.
  • Assist engineers with qualification and validation of new or changed tooling or parts.
  • Prepare detailed inspection documentation such as written descriptions of inspection results including deviations from engineering specifications.
  • Work from written or verbal instructions, detailed engineering drawings, and 3D models.
  • Writing of work instructions for inspection techniques relating to standard platforms for associates.
  • Development of validation approach in conjunction with QA for all inspection platforms.
  • Training of QA/Manufacturing personnel to execute measurement method/equipment.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Proficient in writing and editing CMM programs (PC-DMIS/COSMO/CALYPSO)
  • Proficient in set-up and operation of inspection equipment
  • Proficient in metrology methods/technology
  • Proficient in reading/interpreting engineering drawings and the application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5
  • Proficient in mathematical applications- Algebra, Geometry, & Trigonometry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Knowledge of mechanical inspection methods and tools used to determine product acceptance
  • Ability to investigate and learn new technologies within metrology

  • Certificate / Diploma / Degree in Quality / Manufacturing / Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years in CMM programming PC-DMIS/COSMOS/CALYPSO programming experience desirable.
  • Experience of laser scanning techniques and other inspection technologies.
  • Knowledge of 21 CFR 820, 21 CFR 11 and European regulations associated with the medical device industry
  • High understanding of GMP
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems (FDA/ISO) within a regulated environment.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis software.

For further information on this Metrology Engineer role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /
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