Metrology Engineer

Department:  Quality

Reports To:   Quality Manager

Date:  August 2019


The role is primarily to be the subject matter expert for all metrology related activities. This is achieved by leading the metrology team in determining, setting, and implementing strategies to support best practice in the measurement of product and calibration of gauges.


  • Work in a safe manner – adhere to all KPM-UK Health and Safety requirements, promote this through the team
  • Comply with, and promote compliance with the Quality Management System
  • Lead a team of Metrology Technicians in achieving departmental and strategic business objectives
  • Apply measurement science to develop, document, and maintain processes to achieve best practice standards; ensuring value for money, effectiveness, and efficiency across the production facility
  • Apply measurement science to develop, maintain, and evaluate calibration standards; implement improvements as required
  • Ensure the timely completion of gauge calibration – monitor performance (KPI) and address if out-of-control
  • Ensure measurement of product is completed in a timely and accurate manner against appropriate specifications using appropriate means and methods
  • Manage measurement reports and maintain traceability of samples and records
  • Act as sign-off for metrology activities for sample approval
  • Determine and advise on new metrology technologies or equipment
  • Manage and maintain MSA system for equipment used to verify production processes
  • Assist with completing PPAP documentation as required by QA
  • Provide training when required to develop others
  • Support Goods-in inspection – including periodic checks of castings and forgings to ensure on-going supply chain conformance
  • Where necessary, provide metrology support and guidance to suppliers to ensure robust measurement systems are in place
  • Develop correlation of measurement systems across the KPM group