Metrology Engineer

Rochester, NY
March 30 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The Metrology Engineer position is responsible for developing precision metrology as a primary core competency for Thermo Scientific Rochester quality and manufacturing. The role will assess and improve our current processes and identify, develop and deploy processes utilizing industry leading, cutting edge technology necessary to meet company and customer expectations. The position is responsible to define and support the creation of continuing robust metrology solutions.



    Increase capability, competency and capacity in precision metrology.
    Evaluate the all current process, equipment and skills to enable a fact-based gap/opportunity analysis - strategy
    Assists quality and manufacturing personnel to improve overall knowledge and understanding of the use of all measurement/test equipment.
    Drives advanced technology solutions for precision manufacturing measurement systems.
    Assess manufacturing issues and provide solutions related to achieving challenging geometries and tolerancing.
    Analyses CAD models, blueprints, technical drawings for translation into appropriate measuring techniques.
    Designs and implements repeatability and reproducibility gage studies.
    Provide support to New Product Development Projects
    Design part fixtures
    Programming of coordinate measuring machines (CMM) with software programming knowledge (Zeiss Calypso)
    Programming of optical systems such as Smart Scope equipment.

    Demonstrated experience with basic statistics and data analysis
    Design and conduct measurement system analysis (MSA) including GR&R and gauge bias studies
    Test method assessment and development for performance and visual characteristics



    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent amount of relevant work experience
    A minimum of 5 year experience in a measurement system with demonstrated successful performance.
    Minimum of 10 years work experience in an manufacturing engineering environment
  • Ability to think Strategically and execute on ideas

  • Demonstrated experience with basic statistics and data analysis

  • Knowledge of the evaluation of materials testing (Instron) preferred

  • Experience measuring plastic components is preferred

  • CAD experience preferred

  • Programming knowledge of CMM and/or Smart Scope preferre


At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 ordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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