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Calibration & Metrology Specialist - $7,500 Sign on Bonus!

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview


TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.


The Calibration & Metrology Specialist will apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, and electronics to calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment in the Electrical, Mechanical, Dimensional, DC/Low Frequency, Fluid, Thermodynamics, and Time & Frequency disciplines to ensure measurement accuracy. The Calibration Specialist will identify and utilize appropriate measurement procedures.

Long Description


Responsibilities & Qualifications:


This position will provide calibration support for test equipment at 2 TE Connectivity Test Lab locations in the Harrisburg, PA area. 




Calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment (IM&TE) in one or more of the following disciplines – Electrical, Mechanical, Dimensional, DC/Low Frequency, Fluid, Thermodynamics, and Time & Frequency, in order to ensure compliance with published specifications.
Maintain primary and/or intrinsic calibration standards.
Maintain secondary and/or working calibration standards.
Work with outside suppliers and OEM’s for calibration and repair of measurement and test equipment including fiber optic test equipment.
Perform maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repair of precision equipment.
Develop calibration procedures and methods, according to detailed specifications, blueprints, drawings, and other technical requirements.
Collect, compile, measure, summarize, and record data gathered during calibration.
Analyze measurement data for identifying abnormalities, trends and/or predicting future values.
Identify IM&TE out-of-tolerance conditions and perform corrective action via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors, etc.
Identify and correct measurement errors, as applicable.
Prepare calibration reports and certificates using Fluke METTEAM and METCAL software.
Inspect and evaluate new calibration standards for proper operation before releasing for calibration use.
Adapt existing calibration equipment, standards, and techniques to accomplish unique measurements tasks for which they are not principally used.
Apply engineering knowledge to the design and development of calibration methods, fixtures, and IM&TE not commercially available.
Perform uncertainty evaluation and analysis for measurement standards and associated measurement processes.
Conduct technical audits of the calibration laboratory to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines.
Develop software for calibrating IM&TE using Fluke METCAL.
Develop, implement, and maintain the laboratory's quality systems per published standards and guidelines.
Interact with technicians, engineers, management, purchasing, equipment & calibration suppliers.
Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.


What your background should look like:




This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee. 


•    Minimum AS degree, formal PMEL training, or equivalent. ASQ CCT Certification a plus
•    Must be able to perform general math and algebra functions
•    Understanding of basic statistics
•    Must be able to perform basic trigonometry functions
•    Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Technical writing ability
•    Intermediate ability to troubleshoot, repair, align and optimize precision equipment
•    Intermediate computer skills
•    Proficient in use of MS Word and Excel
•    Knowledge of Fluke METTEAM and METCAL calibration software a strong plus
•    Minimum 3 years of calibration experience. Will consider less than 3 years if applicant’s AS degree is in Measurement Science & Metrology Technology
•    Knowledge of Quality Management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 17025 and Z540)
•    Must have outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Strong attention to details
•    Must be a self motivator, work as a team player, and follow written procedures


Physical Demands

•    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance
•    Must be capable of sitting for long periods of time
•    Occasional standing and bending 



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Harrisburg, PA, US, 17111

City:  Harrisburg
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  82215
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Developer, Quality Manager, Engineering, Technology, Quality

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