Work closely with: • Engineers to optimize & obtain measurements for positioning and locating multiple components on NSTXU & other devices at PPPL. • Metrology Technicians to improve current processes and develop new methods for unique measurement challenges. • Responsible Engineers to devise plans to evaluate the measured data and supply reports describing findings. • Metrology equipment vendors on continuous improvement of software/hardware and development of new measurement techniques. Design and optimize the layout of targets to maximize measurement quality. Optimize and maintain the calibration of optical & tactile metrology systems. Provide technical leadership to ensure optimal performance of production test methods and equipment.
-BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree, and at least 10 year of relevant experience thereafter, or MS in Mechanical Engineering, or PhD in precision measurement. -Strong CAD background with preference toward CREO Pro-E tools. - Working knowledge of Verisurf or other mathematical/statistical analysis tools. - Knowledge of geometrical dimensioning and tolerance per ASME Y14.5-2009. - A wide knowledge and experience of metrology, techniques and measuring equipment. - Effective written and oral communication skills. - Full life-cycle experience, i.e. from measurement strategy to execution, data acquisition, post processing and iterative analysis and measurement. Experience performing post processing and uncertainty in measurement analysis; Optimize measurement and analysis.