Calibration Engineer / Standards Room (Mechanical / Dimensional

Mechanical Calibration Engineer / Dimensional Metrology Technician required immediately for a contract / possibly ongoing position in the Derby / Nottingham area. Negotiable rate / salary (dependent on experience and qualifications) The Dimensional Calibration Engineer will be working circa 37 – 40 hours (Mon – Fri Days or possibly Double Days 6-2 / 2-10) + occasional O/T.

The client may also consider mechanical quality inspectors or apprentice trained mechanical engineers / technicians who have experience of using standard measuring equipment and carrying out in-house calibrations.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Negotiable salary / rate (dependent on experience and qualifications)
  • 25 Days holiday + Bank Hols
  • Occasional O/T

The successful Mechanical Calibration Engineer day to day duties will include:

  • To calibrate Mechanical measuring instrumentation to company procedures, specific parameters and in line with industry standards
  • Accurately recording results and in line with industry standards
  • Comply with company H&S guidelines.

To be suitable for this Mechanical Calibration Engineer / Dimensional Metrology Technician role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

  • Ideally will have completed a relevant mechanical or quality engineering apprenticeship.
  • Recent experience of calibrating a wide range of dimensional and mechanical measuring devices to in-house or national / traceable standards.
  • Must be PC literate – MS Word & MS Excel.
  • Be able to work with the minimum of supervision
  • Comfortable with metric and imperial measurements.
  • Must be able to interpret Engineering drawings with a good understanding of GD&T and 1st principle measurement techniques.
  • PC Literate (MS Word & MS Excel)

The ideal Dimensional Calibration Engineer will have:

  • Recent experience of calibrating dimensional and mechanical measuring devices to UKAS standards.
  • Able to undertake dimensional and surface finish checks of specialist products and jigs, fixtures and tooling using first principle methods.
  • Previous experience of working in the calibration industry.
  • Able to use computerised calibration records / spreadsheets, able to import / export data and alter / use formulas on spreadsheets etc.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based laboratory automation software MetCAL, InGAGE, ProCal, SureCal etc.

Key words: Calibration, Test, Verification, Calibrating, Measurement, Calibrate, Metrology, ISO9000, UKAS, NPL, Dimensional, Mechanical, Engineer, Toolmaker, Inspector, Technician, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Loughborough, Derby, Nottingham, Derbyshire, East Midlands

The successful Dimensional Calibration Engineer / Mechanical Calibration Technician / Metrology Engineer will need to be flexible as there may be overtime and other duties not mentioned in this job description. With experience of working in a manufacturing environment, you will have a standard-level education, have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

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