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Metrology Engineer 4

Company: FLEX Inc
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always. Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose -- to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.

Job Summary

The Metrology Engineer reports to the Sr. Manager, Quality Engineering.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Utilize knowledge of ISO/ASME GD&T to interpret engineering layouts, drawings, and documentation of various levels of components, assemblies, and subassemblies using CAD system (i.e., AutoCAD, Solidworks, Orcad).
  • Develop and use measurement methods and equipment to determine the dimension features of products conform to the design features.
  • Program and use CMM, OGP, Vision systems, CT Scanner and form tracking systems.
  • Troubleshoot OGP, CMM and CT Scanner programs and system malfunctions.
  • Manage test method equipment qualification activities in conjunction with Quality Engineering and Program management
  • Develop measurement programs for use by quality inspectors and production personnel
  • Aid in selection and management of fixture, program and equipment suppliers.
  • Direct workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product or process quality and reliability.
  • Interact routinely with customers to develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation
  • Perform inspection and testing of molded components and assemblies for conformance to design and configuration requirements
  • Utilize inspection measurement tools (i.e. micrometers, calipers, drop indicators, thread gauges, plug gauges, comparators etc.)
  • Optimize inspection methods to expedite inspections and manage equipment capacity
  • Train colleagues / technicians/inspectors on vision system (i.e. - OGP), Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM), and CT Scanner operation for parts being ran on production floor
  • Perform workmanship evaluations on plastic parts (flash, damage, discoloration, contamination, etc.) using microscopes
  • Compile and analyze measurement data and statistics to assess measurement methods and process capability.
  • Perform Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (GRR) studies to evaluate measurement methods
  • Assure data availability and integrity for all quality related data. Consolidate and report quality results.
  • Identify and Report Non-conformances of product or processes.
  • Provide support for Corrective Action investigations. The experience we're looking to add to our team:
    • Typically requires a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in education and experience.
    • Experience in a plastics manufacturing or quality environment
    • Read and interpret technical drawings and specifications including ISO/ASME GD&T.
    • 3+ years experience programming Measuremind Calypso, and/or PC-DMIS, InSpec, etc.
    • Ability to run OGP 500 (Probe/vision system) and/or run Zeiss (CMM machine, O Inspect, Metrotom). What you'll receive for the great work you provide:
      • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
      • Life Insurance
      • Matching 401K
      • PTO
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Employee discounts at local retailers


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        Is Sponsorship Available?

        Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the recruitment process. Please advise us of any accommodations you may need by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com.

Keywords: FLEX Inc, Buffalo Grove , Metrology Engineer 4, Engineering , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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