Metrology Technician in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Description


The Metrology Technician is a vital part of a growing Quality Metrology team. This team is responsible for supporting accurate, timely measurement and data collection across the entire array of Milwaukee Tool products through the entire life cycle.

Responsibilities & Deliverables:

  • Comprehend blueprints with advanced GD&T callouts on a wide variety of components with complex geometries (i.e. external housings and internal components of any METCO product)
  • Quickly and effectively translate blueprints into measurement strategies using a variety of measurement tools including Optical and Touch Probe CMMs, Optical Comparators, manual gages.
  • This position will specifically require the hands-on programming of a CMM`s running Calypso, PC-DMIS, OGP running MeasureMind and Zone 3, and MicroVu as well as several other automated or software driven measurement tools.
  • Understand and execute various levels of Metrology System Analysis including Repeatability, Reproducibility, multivariable Gage R&R, and Tool Correlation.
  • Actively participate in Gage Calibration System with understanding of calibration methods and preventive maintenance.
  • Collect and communicate data through a variety of software and user interfaces including MS Excel, Quality SPC software, and Database data entry.
  • Ability to perform some level of data analysis is also a deliverable, including effective presentation of data.
  • Communicate with engineers about their experimental intent and provide data that will satisfy Design of Experiment or experimental intention of engineers.
  • Experience with writing work instructions and proficient at reading, comprehending, and executing actions of work instructions.
  • Understand and utilize Technical Problem-Solving methods to work through problems or issues.
  • Know and practice organization for industrial housekeeping.
  • Operate lab equipment and gages properly and adhere to all safety requirements in the work area.

Career Growth Opportunities:

  • Learn new measurement instruments & software and remain on the forefront of measurement technology.
  • Grow design intent experience and blueprint drawing GD&T skills.
  • Delve into manufacturing methodologies and advance machining/prototyping.
  • Future possibilities in mechatronics & automation, State-of-the-art In-Situ Metrology.

Valued Skills, Experience, & Education:

  • 5+ years Quality assurance, quality control experience or scientific data collection experience.
  • Experience reading prints and using gages required.
  • Computer experience and experience using SPC techniques helpful.
  • Quality or Metrology certification desired in a directly related area. Associate degree preferred.

Culture Expectations


  • Prioritizes effectively and prevents irrelevant or unimportant issues or distractions from interfering with progress; remains focused on key priorities


  • Gives and receives respectful, objective and straightforward feedback, even in difficult situations


  • Demonstrates relentless, continuous action toward goals effectively handling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously


  • Escalates early identification of concerns in a timely manner offering solutions or seeking help, no matter the individual's level in the Company
  • Successfully manages self, others, processes and/or material resources to achieve desired outcomes
  • Initiates and maintains productive relationships essential to the organization


  • Thinks beyond the scope of the current role and function with a total Company mindset
  • Seeks out continuous learning opportunities that develop self in the context of organizational needs
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