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Ref No.: 18-15959
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Location-Hickory,NC 28601
Duration-10-12 Months contract+

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
•40+ hours/week

Corning Optical Connectivity Solutions is seeking a metrologist to support precision metrology lab operations in the Hickory, NC Technology and Manufacturing Center. The right candidate will have a passion for precision engineering and metrology, have experience in metrology through industry practice, education, and/or research, and open to developing new knowledge and skills. The position will initially be full-time while having a duration of 8-12 months with the potential for future long-term employment.

Scope of Position:
•Provide metrology engineering and precision measurement services to product and process development teams and manufacturing customers.
•Support evaluation of state-of-the-art optical and dimensional metrology methods, equipment, and software for the advancement of Corning's competitive advantage
•Support the innovative spirit of the precision metrology organization

Day to Day Responsibilities:
•Work directly with internal customers on:
oEstablishing measurement request requirements including instrument selection, measurand definition, and uncertainty requirements, execute measurements, analyze data, and communicate results
oExecuting high precision dimensional, coordinate, and surface metrology in support of manufacturing, product and process development, and fundamental understanding
oPerforming data analysis and reporting of results using sound statistical methods
•Ensure effective preventative maintenance and interim performance verification of high precision metrology equipment
•Execute other tasks associated with day-to-day precision metrology lab operations

Desired Skills:
•Working knowledge of precision dimensional, coordinate, and surface metrology equipment and their metrological characteristics
•Knowledge of metrology fundamentals: metrological traceability, measurement uncertainty, calibration, metrological environmental effects, measurand definition, etc.
•Awareness of national and international standards relating to dimensional and surface metrology and measurement uncertainty
•Knowledge of PC-DMIS CMM software or other CMM software packages
•Desire to exceed internal customer expectations for quality and delivery
•Ambition and ability to independently fill gaps in knowledge and expertise through self-guided learning
•Knowledge of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5-2009
•Working knowledge of Matlab, Minitab, or other mathematical/statistical analysis tools
•Experience in computer-aided design using Pro-E, SolidWorks, etc.
•Knowledge of statistical analysis of data: standard deviation, mean, statistical agreement tests, data transformation, trend identification, regression analysis, curve fitting, etc.

Soft Skills:
•Ability to work closely with internal customers around the world to meet their requirements
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Self-motivated with ambition for technical growth
•Accountable for actions/behaviors
•Ability to work independently

Travel Requirements:

Required Education and Experience:
2 year technical degree in field of mechanical, optical, or related engineering disciplines with 7+ years of experience in metrology.

Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelors or Masters of Science degree in Mechanical or Optical Engineering with an emphasis in, through education or research, in precision engineering and metrology with 0 to 3 years of experience in a related field.