Mechanical Calibration Engineer

Dimensional Calibration Engineer / Mechanical Calibration Technician required immediately for a permanent position in the Stockport / South Manchester area.

Competitive salary (DoE) + excellent benefits see below.

Working circa 39 hours (Mon – Fri days) - possible flexi-time, the Mechanical Calibration Engineer will predominately be calibrating dimensional, torque and force tools to traceable and UKAS standards

The client will also consider candidates who have part / completed a mechanical apprenticeship or candidates from a mechanical inspection, quality, machining, toolmaking background who have experience of using and or calibrated standard dimensional measuring equipment

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary (DoE)
39 hours/week (8 hrs Mon – Thur & 7hrs Fri) – Possible flexible working pattern
25 days holiday plus bank hols.
Company Pension
Life Assurance
Company sick pay (following a qualifying period)
Company "perks" benefits
Medicash Health plan
Occasional O/T

Primary Purpose of Job: Joining the team as a Dimensional Calibration Engineer, you will undertake calibration of measuring equipment to both ISO9001 and ISO 17025 requirements in accordance with Company Procedures, UKAS publications, and other internationally recognised specifications.

Maintain relevant records of work, data and results in a traceable and auditable manner utilising calibration management software programs.

The successful Dimensional Calibration Engineer / Mechanical Calibration Tech day to day duties include:

Calibrate dimensional, force, mechanical and torque measuring instrumentation to company procedures, specific parameters and in line with industry standards
Documenting and inputting data / results onto computer and producing quality written documents.
To follow company H&S guidelines.

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

Ideally will have completed a relevant mechanical or quality engineering apprenticeship.
Must have previous experience of using and calibrating SOME of the following equipment: vernier callipers, micrometers, DTI’s (dial test indicators), various gauges (pin, plug, ring, screw and height), engineer squares, pressure / force gauges or torque equipment to in-house standards.
Must be able to interpret Engineering drawings with a good understanding of Geometric Tolerances.
Able to work to metric and imperial measurements.
Must be PC Literate (MS Word & MS Excel), Outlook / Email
Must have good interpersonal communication skills and be able to work with the minimum of supervision

The ideal Dimensional Calibration Engineer / Mechanical Calibration Technician will have:

Completed a relevant mechanical or quality engineering apprenticeship.
Previous experience as a Mechanical / Dimensional Calibration Engineer, Mechanical Inspector, QA / Calibration Technician, Toolmaker, Machinist, Bench / Mechanical Fitter etc.
Experience of calibrating a wide range of Dimensional / Mechanical / Physical / Torque or hand-held measuring equipment
Calibrating mechanical measuring instrumentation to National / UKAS standards.
Relevant qualifications in engineering discipline ideally equivalent to HNC or higher.
Knowledge of ISO 17025 and measurement uncertainties.
Previous experience of working in the calibration, aerospace, automotive, engineering or manufacturing sectors.

Key words: Calibration Engineer, Dimensional, Mechanical, Physical, Torque, Mass, Pressure, Test and Measurement, Metrology, Quality Systems, ISO 9001, ISO 17025, UKAS, NPL, Technician, Engineer, Toolmaker, Standards Room, Inspection, Machinist, Fitter, Semi-Skilled, Trainee, Junior, PC Literate, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, HSS, Ex HM Forces, Manchester, Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Ashton-under-Lyne, Trafford, Altrincham, Greater Manchester
The successful Dimensional Calibration Engineer / Mechanical Calibration Technician 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.
If you are interested in Mechanical Calibration Engineer role and have the required experience please click on the apply now button.

  • Location: Stockport, England
  • Salary: £25000 - £30001 per annum + 25+8 days hol, + excellent bens
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: GPW Recruitment Services
  • Posted: 30-Apr-2024
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