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Calibration Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: North East England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/05/2020
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
The offshore wind, wave and tidal sectors are amongst the fast-growing, most innovative and exciting industries in the UK and are at the forefront of supporting our transition to a low-carbon economy and our fight against the climate emergency.
An exciting opportunity has arisen with our client a leading technology innovation and research centre delivering the UK's largest clean growth opportunity by accelerating the creation and growth of UK companies in offshore renewable energy. With locations across the UK and in China, our client works with industry and academia to identify, develop, prove and de-risk promising new technologies and bring them to market. It is helping to reduce the cost of offshore renewable energy, supporting the growth of the industry and creating UK benefit.
What are the key responsibilities?
− Collaborate with Test & Validation Management Team to deliver a calibration management system action plan which builds upon our current processes and procedures.
− Establish a Calibration Management System which can provide the functionalities of tracking calibrated items in an auditable fashion.
− We expect the system solution to be paired with a user-friendly dashboard, linked to a comprehensive data set, recording drift, repeatability and performance analysis for mechanical, environmental and electrical test equipment.
− Create and develop simple to understand metrics which cater to all users of the calibrated instruments
− Develop uncertainty budgets and traceability trees to support test performance and accreditation requirements.
− Ensuring that mandatory and legislative QH&S/HS&E aspects of work are implemented at all times
− Supporting process improvement and functional development
− Providing on the job training and mentoring at all levels as and when required
− undertaking dimensional calibration inspections, measurements properly to the correct procedures, instructions and specifications.
− You will also maintain relevant records of work, data and results in a traceable and auditable manner employing user-friendly solutions which cater to all users
Desired qualities and experience;
− Highly numeric, solution oriented
− Exceptionally accurate
− Experience working strategically with stakeholders across a business to define and implement a major change to centrally managed, multi-disciplinary calibration management system
− Experience collaborating with technical departments creating solutions for a shared goal
− Self-motivated and solution oriented
− Previous experience of supporting and / or promoting Health & Safety, Environment & Quality as core business principles within an ISO 45001, ISO14001, ISO9001, ISO17025 environment
What do I need to qualify for this role?
− Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline
− Knowledge and experience of applying good practice engineering design, procedures and tools
− Excellent mathematical / analytical skills
− Experience of calibration and certification requirements and processes
− Demonstrable engineering experience in testing and numerical processing
− Excellent IT Skills; knowledge of numerical data processing packages such as Excel, Diadem, R, SQL or
This opportunity provides the both the scope and autonomy to build a bespoke solution for a quickly
evolving organisation.

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