Computed Tomography/Metrology Lab Engineer

Metrology Laboratory Engineer

Responsible for performing analysis of automotive components during failure investigations and component characterization using computed tomography (CT) x-ray. The CT lab engineer will help determine root cause for failure in collaboration with materials, design, and systems engineers. Use independent judgment, but can receive some direct guidance from the supervisor.



  • Assists in implementing engineering changes through laboratory analysis
  • Authors laboratory reports to communicate the analysis of components
  • Participates in solution development for engineering related product problems (root cause)
  • Coordinates, consults, and communicates information with engineering, manufacturing, plant, supplier personnel and others to implement cost reduction, process improvement, product improvements, and to support build programs
  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Regular contact with others outside the work group
  • Travels as required


Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math or
  • Six Sigma training preferred


Qualifications Required

  • Minimum 5 years experience in industrial CT X-ray
  • CMM programming experience with PC-DMIS.
  • American Society for Nondestructive Testing Certification is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to operate software for the analysis and visualization of industrial computed tomography (CT) data . Experience with Volume Graphics is
  • Comfortable working with hand tools and power tools to disassemble parts and assemblies
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems, often with incomplete information, to arrive at a root cause
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of automotive
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering

Additional Qualifications

  • Industrial Radiography and Radiation Safety Personnel Program Certification is desirable
  • Aukom Certification is desirable
  • ISO 17025 and IATF 16949 experience is a plus
  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical systems, especially where it relates to automotive propulsion and vehicle systems
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult
  • Understanding of design and manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with metallurgical fracture and microstructure analyses is desirable
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area
  • Good oral and written communications skills


  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Interact with materials engineers, design engineers, manufacturing engineers and suppliers to solve problems
  • Communicate information to and from internal and external customer organizations
  • Able to juggle several projects at the same time and prioritize as necessary

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