Exide Technologies

Metrology Engineer

Job Locations US-GA-Milton
Requisition ID
2018-1620
Category
Quality
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Apply measurement science, mathematics, and physics to develop and implement world class measurement systems throughout Exide’s Manufacturing and Engineering facilities worldwide.  This position will partner with the Product Engineering, Process Engineering, and Manufacturing teams to identify gaps in current methodologies and bring cost and time effective solutions into the business.  Establishing a system to maintain the capability of measurement systems consistently globally will be key in providing sustainable performance.  The equipment in scope for this role will provide Exide the ability to consistently and accurately evaluate current products and processes, as well as the evaluation and verification of performance characteristics for new products and technologies. 

Responsibilities

  • Adapt equipment, standards, and procedures to accomplish unique measurements
  • Evaluate new calibration methods and procedures
  • Analyze and solve calibration problems using advanced mathematical and engineering knowledge
  • Develop and maintain all analytical test methods (ATM) and procedures
  • Establish methodologies and standards for electrical, dimensional, optical, physical, mechanical, environmental, and chemical measurements
  • Use statistics to analyze measurement standards and processes
  • Establish calibration standards and requirements globally, including calibration
  • Perform and lead MSA and Gauge R&R studies
  • Oversee develop software to assist in calibration processes
  • Work with engineering on new products and processes to identify proper measurement systems, gauges, and test methods to determine compliance to all internal and external requirements
  • Oversee calibration requirements in all America sites
  • Identify and utilize appropriate measurement procedures
  • Audit plants/sites for proper gauging, test methods, practices, and MSA studies
  • Track calibration records

Qualifications

Educations, Experience, Certifications:

  • Minimum of 4 year technical degree in science, engineering or quality
  • Demonstrated experience performing MSA, Gauge R&R, and process capability studies
  • 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing and/or laboratory environment
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Strong skills in statistical methods
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills -Windows-based programs and Minitab
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficient in problem solving – root cause analysis, 5 why, etc.
  • Must be quality and customer oriented
  • Knowledgeable in ISO / IATF16949 quality standards and Quality Operating Systems
  • Knowledgeable in APQP methodology; Control Plans, FMEAs, MSAs, and PPAPs
  • Familiar with reliability test methods
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment on multiple projects

TRAVEL, ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Travel Expectations: ≤ 40%

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 129 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

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