Metrology Engineer

Coventry £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014367

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The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role    


The Metrology Engineer role has responsibility to continuously improve manufacturing methods in order to reduce lead-time, reduce cost and minimise the chance of non-conformance. As highly skilled practitioners, MEs are expected to be involved in the operation of the manufacturing processes to deliver the final product. Working with the research themes their practical insight will be used to influence technology roadmaps to ensure that future manufacturing capability is developed and deployed into the Workshop to further optimise our manufacturing methods.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Creating manufacturing methods and sequences.

  • Quoting job requests for lead-time and cost.

  • Resolving non-conformance to ensure an in spec product is delivered to the customer.

  • Working with the customer to optimise the design of products (DfM) to ensure an optimum manufacturing method can be generated.

  • Optimise current manufacturing capability to ensure continuous reduction of waste. For example reduced tool wear or SMED.

  • Managing the introduction of new manufacturing capability into the workshop.

  • Influencing the creation and deployment of future manufacturing capability roadmap to ensure world class processes are operated.



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Metrology Engineer will have/be:

  • Significant and proven experience and technical expertise in a manufacturing discipline.

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing discipline.

  • Experience of developing and producing method of manufacture

  • A proven track record in creating manufacturing methods and sequences.

  • Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent problem solving and root cause analysis skills.

  • A high level of technical and scientific knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical problems



Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.

To apply for the position of Metrology Engineer forward an up to date copy of your CV to Gordon Nicoll.

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