The Metrology Lead will oversee and lead the metrology functions for Tube Fab Roman Engineering with abilities in GD&T and measurement science, data analysis/statistics/gage R&R, and problem solving.



Personnel Responsibilities

·         Manage job request priorities for the metrology lab to ensure timely and accurate results to interested parties.

·         Oversee and/or perform the activities of the metrology lab team ensuring efficient workflow and completing deliverables for stakeholders in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.

Quality, Delivery, Productivity, and Continuous Improvement Responsibilities

·         Responsible for developing, maintaining, and improving the necessary operational procedures of the lab.

·         Responsible for oversight and/or performing part measurement and reporting, including First Piece / PPAP sample reporting and part/process capability studies.

·         Responsible for maintaining/updating existing programs as determined by Engineering or an Engineering Change Request.

·         Responsible for participating in geometry reviews and inspection report reviews as a dimensional metrologist; assist with Gage Design and dimensional proveout of tooling and processes.

·         Provide interpretation and guidance on geometric dimensioning and tolerance as pertains to dimensional metrology.

·         Responsible for working with stakeholders to resolve production quality issues relative to evaluating part quality and developing manufacturing process.

·         Responsible for writing, operating, consulting and troubleshooting dimensional metrology engineering programs while providing programming education for low to moderately complex manufactured parts, using appropriate tools and programming languages.

·         Responsible for developing, maintaining and improving procedures to maintain the quality lab and systems to ensure compliance to internal and international standards.

·         Responsible for overseeing and/or performing gage calibration and lab equipment maintenance per schedule verifying accuracy is maintained.

·         Responsible for managing, maintaining, and improving IT systems related to program transfer and measurement data to support engineering, quality management, and business needs.

·         Assist in the creation of the capital budget related to metrology.

Safety Responsibilities

·         Responsible for reporting unsafe conditions and injuries to supervisor.

·         Refrains from any unsafe act that might endanger themselves or a co-worker.

·         Uses all safety devices provided for protection.

·         Complies with existing policies.


Duties stated are not intended to be all inclusive and may require some temporary or miscellaneous work assignments as requested by their supervisor or other management.




·         Ability to program and calibrate measurement equipment used in measuring fabricated metal tubing and assemblies.

·         Demonstrated skill with measurement system analysis (MSA) and statistical process control (SPC) .

·         Ability to utilize software packages such as Microsoft Office, Database, and Data Analytics (Minitab) for quality management.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·         Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and facilitation skills with the demonstrated ability to influence others.

·         Methodical mindset needed to create and document planned and completed work.

Representation of Tube Fab’s values

·         Quality: Pursuing excellence in everything we do.

·         Integrity: Doing what we say and treating others how we want to be treated.

·         Innovation: Passionate about developing better methods for tomorrow.

·         Service: Daily earning the trust of our customer, co-workers, and community



·         Advanced knowledge of calibration and geometric & dimensional tolerance principles and application.

·         Knowledge of Safety, IATF 16949, ISO 9001, 14001 and VDA 6.3 Requirements.

·         Knowledge of current and emerging metrology products, tools and concepts. Relevant certifications a plus.

·         Associate degree or equivalent experience in a technical field preferred.


·         Supervision experience preferred.

·         3+ Years’ experience in quality engineering, metrology, or related technical field including demonstrated proficiency with  metrology tools and techniques.

·         Project management experience including progress tracking and status communication to team and stakeholders.


·         Required to stand for extended periods of time.

·         Good hand/eye coordination.

·         Safety glasses and earplugs required in designated areas.

·         Ability to grasp, feel, handle, bend at the waist.


Reasonable accommodations are available to candidates and employees who need them.


Tube Fab Roman Engineering is an equal opportunity employer.

About Tube Fab/Roman Engineering

Tube Fab/Roman Engineering (TF/RE) is surrounded by vast forest, water and wildlife landscapes with a sprinkling of civilization.  With third generation leadership, TF/RE is a family owned debt-free company with almost 50 years of innovation experience in the manufacturing industry. TF/RE is dedicated to its core values – Quality, Service, Innovation, and Integrity.  TF/RE is and has been committed to lean for over 10 years and offers an environment rich in opportunity for growth.  A state of the art, training center was recently completed to invest in a better future for the next 50 years and beyond.