Calibration Technical Officer

Recruiter
Siamo Recruitment
Location
Dunstable
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
11 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Mission and Main Objectives

To give technical and organisational leadership to Calibration activity to ensure accurate and reliable data acquisition for test groups.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership for technical area
  • Lead long term strategic improvements
  • Ensure required calibrated equipment is calibrated internally or through external calibration houses
  • Write reports
  • Training and development of staff
  • Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training.
  • Liaise with test groups to ensure measurement set up provides accurate data acquisition
  • Management of calibration database (Excel based) and advise on potential new systems
  • Track spend of department and give clear financial reporting
  • Support section management to maintain Health & Safety, improve efficiency, and capture knowledge

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Give advice and support on Calibration activity improvements
  • Create reports and feedback data to Engineering/Supervisor groups

Background and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in testing associated with development and manufacture of vehicles.
  • Test & Measurement experience
  • Instrumentation experience
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical gauges
  • Metrology expertise
  • Understanding of ISO9001 / ISO17025
  • Good inter-personal skills for co-ordinating activities with internal / external customers / suppliers Quality conscious with keen attention to detail
  • Flexible to support periods of off-site working.
  • Ability to provide a technical lead for the development of staff within the section.

Minimum Education Required

  • Recognised Qualification or apprenticeship
  • HNC or above preferable

Other Skills

Good Computer IT skills:

  • Excel (Database management & producing graphs)
  • Word (Report writing)
  • PowerPoint (Presentations)
  • Outlook

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