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Title: Woodward Calibration Technician job opening
Post by: Woodward on 05-19-2010 -- 03:07:23
3105 Calibration Technician (CO-517) -- 5/12/10
Fort Collins, CO

WOODWARD 1000 E DRAKE FORT COLLINS CO 80525
WWW. WOODWARD. COM
SUBMIT RESUMES TO COLORADOHR@WOODWARD. COM

Applicant Deadline: 5/26/2010

Position Purpose
To ensure that all measurement processes within Woodward conform to recognized measurement practices and principles.  Provide calibration and maintenance of standards and measuring and testing equipment (including, but not limited to mechanical, electronic, size, temperature, pressure, weight, and gas and liquid flow).  Identifies magnitude of error sources contributing to uncertainty of results to determine reliability of measurement process in quantitative terms.  Develops calibration methods and techniques based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision requirements.  To ensure that Woodward's calibration program complies with QS-9000, ISO/IEC 17025 and other relevant customer and industry standards.

Essential Functions
Utilize gage reproducibility and repeatability as part of the calibration process.  Research new laboratory standards requirements.  Purchase new laboratory standards.  Identifies magnitude of error sources contributing to uncertainty of results to determine reliability of measurement processes in quantitative terms.  Works with engineering, quality, and laboratory personnel in design, manufacture, evaluation, and calibration of measurement standards, instruments, and test systems to ensure selection of appropriate instrumentation.  Validate automated calibration procedures.  Develop new measurement systems.

Other Functions
Must be willing/able to perform other duties when assigned.  Must be able to work in a team environment.  Must be service and customer focused, and be able to work with outside suppliers and vendors.  Must be able to rotate shifts, weekends or holiday breaks as required to meet customer needs.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge in some or all of the following areas:

    * Electrical/electronic theory; mechanical principles; and hydraulic systems.
    * Demonstrate solid knowledge and application in:
          o Metrology principles and measurement methods.
          o Calibration laboratory principles and practices.
          o Statistical and quality control methods.
          o Standards to which various measuring and test equipment is calibrated.
    * Ability to learn and apply various software packages and Woodward systems, including Met/Track, Met/Cal, and TGMS.
    * Ability to apply systematic problem solving techniques.
    * Ability to operate in a multi-tasking environment of constantly changing priorities.
    * Ability to prioritize work requirements.
    * Ability to read prints.
    * Knowledge and understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing principles.

Education/Formal Training
Associate of Applied Science degree in Metrology, graduate of a military metrology/calibration program, or equivalent experience.

Experience
Good knowledge of the measuring and test equipment used to verify products.  5 years experience in a Calibration Lab.

WOODWARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER