Manufacturing Engineer - Metrology (Ref: 933915)
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Reference: 933915 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Engineering

Location: MTC Coventry

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Published date: Monday 13 November 2023

Closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024

Manufacturing Engineer - Metrology

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Metrology Team based in Coventry.

The Manufacturing Engineer – Metrology role is to turn a customer demand (a specification) into a method of manufacture that can then be executed to meet the customer demand within the required lead-time and cost.

Duties and Responsibilities

Based within the MTC’s Workshop organisation the role:

  • Works with design teams to execute effective design for manufacture/inspection to meet project milestones.
  • Develops and validates manufacturing processes working alongside engineering teams and external project partners/customers.
  • Capture customer requirements and provide estimates for cost and lead time.
  • Creates process documentation such as inspection plans, production method and sequence, PFMEAs, process flow charts and control plans.
  • Has responsibility to continuously improve manufacturing methods in order to reduce lead-time, reduce cost and minimise the chance of non-conformance.
  • As a highly skilled practitioner is expected to be involved in the operation of the manufacturing processes to deliver the final product.
  • Manage non-conformance, to create methods to bring non-conforming product back within specification.
  • Leads the improvement of manufacturing processes considering safety, quality, cost, efficiency and process flow.
  • Works with the research themes using their practical insight to influence technology roadmaps to ensure that future manufacturing capability is developed and deployed into the Workshop to further optimise our manufacturing methods.

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate who is/has:

  • Significant, proven experience and technical expertise in metrology and inspection.
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing discipline or equivalent experience and qualifications.
  • Highly competent in understanding and interpreting BS:8888 into methods of inspection and influence design for inspection across the design teams in a variety of engineering sectors.
  • Experience of using or a good understanding of the capabilities of non-contact and traditional Metrology Equipment and able to apply this to practical problems.
  • Advanced CMM programming experience and a willingness to learn and adopt new software packages such as Quindos, Modus, and Polyworks.
  • Ensure measurement of Components are completed in a timely and accurate manner and carrying out inspection tasks where required.


  • Ability to program using Quindos or Modus is a distinct advantage.
  • Polyworks Capability
  • Understanding of 3D-Surface finish (Alicona, Sensofar) and 3D XCT. 
  • Experience of using or working with GOM systems and/or Leica Laser Tracker
  • Knowledge of Leica Laser Tracker and SA
  • Used a Variety of Non-Contact Measurement Systems

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is an internationally renowned and  respected research and development organisation, bridging the gap between academia and manufacturing, and is home to some of the brightest minds in engineering from around the globe.

The MTC's engineers, scientists and technicians work with some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment in the world in a supportive and collegiate environment for the development and demonstration of new technologies on an industrial scale, helping manufacturers of all sizes develop new and innovative processes and technologies.

Established to prove cutting edge manufacturing advances in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions, the MTC works with hundreds of industrial clients across a range of sectors including automotive, aerospace, rail, informatics, food and drink, infrastructure, construction and civil engineering, electronics, oil and gas and defence. The MTC helps businesses thrive by advancing their technological and engineering capabilities to improve their business efficiency, capability and competitiveness.

Supported by one of the largest public sector investments in UK Manufacturing, the MTC's engineering capabilities cover research and development, advanced manufacturing management, factory design and training for the skills of the future.

The MTC has world-class facilities in Coventry, Liverpool and Oxford, and is part of the UK's High Value Manufacturing Catapult, supported by Innovate UK.

Reference Checks and Security Checks (where applicable)
Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained alongside a level of security clearance checks.

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