Metrology Engineer/Senior, med-device

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Minneapolis, MN


Sista ansökningsdag 2024-08-08 Plats: USA - Minneapolis, MN

Trelleborg Healthcare and Medical is seeking a Metrology Engineer/Senior to join their team.

Responsible to plan and coordinate Metrology activities to support tooling, automation, fixture, and medical device manufacturing.  Provide direction to advance the organization's metrology capabilities, identifying training, equipment, and resource needs.  Collaborate with New Product Development (NPD) teams to support metrology equipment qualification, software validation, test method development and validation, other quality processes to ensure compliance with the company's Quality System and applicable external requirements and standards, including FDA, ISO 13485, and/or other regulatory agencies as applicable to medical device manufacturing.  Working with internal and external customers to support creative approaches and solutions to problems.

As a valued Trelleborg team member, you will enjoy:

  • A fulfilling career with greater opportunity for impact
  • A fun and rewarding company culture
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life, 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays


  • Required:
    • 4 year degree in mechanical engineering or any related field
    • 2+ years in a manufacturing environment in a technical support role
    • Knowledge and experience with GMP/ISO Standards: ISO 9000/9001, ISO 13485, and FDA 21CFR 820/11 (4/210/211 as applicable)

    • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
    • Formal Six Sigma Yellow/ Green belt training

Senior level (includes all the above and below)

• 5+ years in a regulated manufacturing environment


• Certified Six Sigma Yellow/Green
• Class I, II, and/or III Medical device manufacturing experience


Metrology Engineer:

  • Lead, develop, and support measurement methods in compliance with quality regulations for medical device manufacturing
  • Program CMM and automated vision systems, develop test methods for other tools and gages
  • Review, interpret, analyze Geometric Dimensional and Tolerance (GD&T) requirements per specifications to perform test method development and validation
  • Provide direction to internal teams to apply GD&T principles to internal designs
  • Perform or provide guidance to Metrology Technician or Inspectors on complex First Article Inspection (FAI), prototyping, tool/fixture verification measurements
  • Mentor Engineers and Technicians in troubleshooting of metrology equipment and gages, including repair and maintenance of advanced metrology equipment.
  • Recommend equipment, sampling plans, and measurement techniques for inspection
  • Work with the Supplier Quality group to ensure equipment and calibration provider is acceptable and qualified before use
  • Provide recommendations on advancing metrology capabilities, identifying equipment and skills needed to support the organization’s growth strategy
  • In conjunction with the NPD team, plan, develop and conduct equipment, software, test method, and/or process validation within the metrology scope
  • Draft protocols and reports for Equipment Qualification (IQ/EQ), Software validation (SV), Test Method Validation (TMV), Process validation (IQ/OQ/PQ) for metrology
  • Review specifications, drawings, quality agreements, customer documentation and other documents as necessary to support NPD projects
  • Plan, coordinate, oversee Test Method Development and Validation activities, Initiate inspection plans for new/revised product
  • Perform measurement system analysis (MSA) for Gage 1, Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (GRR), Bias and Linearity, Resolution studies
  • Perform statistical analysis of inspection data, process characterization, DOE results, ANOVA, Capability Analysis
  • Support the risk management process identifying, estimating, evaluating, controlling, and monitoring risk, utilizing risk tools such as Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (pFMEA), CAPA etc.
  • Author and executes Quality Plans for Quality Management Systems and Organizational Objectives projects
  • Initiate and perform root cause analysis, uses statistical and capability analysis to solve problems
  • Adhere to the company’s Quality System (QS), writes, and approves QS documents
  • Support Engineering, Manufacturing, and Inspection personnel in design, methods, tooling, validations, and other areas related to the control of product
  • Communicate with customers on clarification of specifications, completing customer documents, complaints, process changes, and other projects as needed
  • Understand regulatory requirements (e.g. ISO13485, 9001, 14971, FDA 21 CFR 820, ITAR)
  • Provide periodic work direction and assistance to QA inspectors, QA technicians and Quality Engineering Technicians
  • Support internal audit program as necessary
  • Support other quality activities as necessary such as customer complaint (CC) and RMA system per procedures, corrective and preventive actions (CAPA),
  • Support internal and external audits

Senior Metrology Engineer:

  • Train company personnel as needed in areas such as the use of equipment, inspection methods, statistical methods, processes, and quality system.
  • Provide mentorship to other Engineers and Technicians through experiences and education as opportunities arise
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a culture of continuous improvement
  • Drive best practices through the application of effective quality engineering principles and procedures across functions


• Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language (with a help of a translator, if needed)
• Ability to communicate clearly by conveying and receiving ideas, information and direction effectively


• This position may provide support across H&M sites
• Estimated up to 25% travel


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