Calibration & Metrology Specialist

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

 

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

The AD&M engineering team is currently seeking a highly motivated Calibration & Metrology Specialist to provide support in our test labs.  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.  This position will provide calibration support for test equipment at two TE Connectivity Test Lab locations in the Harrisburg, PA area.  

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • 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

 

Qualifications

  • Due to ITAR restrictions, US citizenship or permanent residency is required to apply for this position. 
  • 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

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 

At TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.

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Middletown, PA, US, 17057

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Education Experience:  Associate Degree (High School +2 years)
Travel:  Less than 10%


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