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Metrology Engineer

Requisition Number: n/a

Region: Europe
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hillegom


Metrology Engineer: A full time position based in our Hillegom offices in The Netherlands 


The Metrology Engineer can support the Increasing Measurement and Test Metrology activities and associated processes related to the manufacturing organization (CMO) . You will address Metrology related production issues, initiate and process Non Conformances and CAPA’s and drive and support process improvements in the metrology department. Performing CMM, Vison and other methods when needed. Reporting and Data analyzing is also one of the activities that should be performed. Assisting in test method validation studies like GRR. We have new testing devices most of them are from Zeiss with the Calypso platform. For data gathering and analyzing we use QC-Calc and Minitab. The metrology team consists now of 9 people and is part of the Quality organization within the plant.

The Metrology Engineer should be able to work as a team player but will also be responsible executing the assigned task in time (result oriented). In this role your pro-active attitude and self starting skills are crucial. 

In the near future implementation of SPC and IQMS is planned.

Reporting and operating under the direction and guidance of the Metrology Supervisor, based in Hillegom, The Netherlands. 

Key Responsibilities for the Metrology Engineer are:



  • Act as Metrology Lead CMO and CMO projects
  • Develop, review and optimize test methods and applicable Work Instructions
  • Write and review GRR protocols and reporting
  • Measurement data statistical analyses and reporting
  • Optimize current tests related to CMO
  • Execution of standard production and NPI metrology if needed
  • Responsible for planning and timely execution of CMO release inspection in collaboration with peers
  • Assess, process and follow up on Metrology related complaints, OOS, NCRs, PDs from CMO organization
  • Development of Test Methods

Quality improvement:

  • Write, review and update documentation in the Uniform Quality Management System (UQMS)
  • Support development and implementation of customized and/or standardized measuring reporting
  • Ensure validated measuring methods
  • Identify, develop and optimize Metrology Measurement Systems
  • Write, review, execute and report validation protocols related to process validation, measuring method validation and test equipment
  • Participate in quality and improvement projects
  • Participate in (P)FMEA

 Customer focus:

  • Assure timely settlement of customer requests

Team Building:

  • Maintain effective working relationship with peers
  • Actively support the enhancement of the team performance in regard of the increased stakeholder/customer needs
  • Team Player
  • Result oriented
  • Actively drive opportunities for improvement


  • Development of inspection plans for measuring equipment including Calypso software
  • Participate in (quality) improvement projects
  • Act with Courage and Candor
  • Resilience capabilities

Internal and external communications:

  • All departments within Phillips-Medisize as they relate to test development
  • Customer, Suppliers


Qualifications - Education & Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor or equivalent by experience/training Experience in CMO plastics industry with international customers is preferred
  • Sound knowledge of metrology processes and equipment
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems in general and metrology specific (e.g. ISO13485 ISO 2859, ISO 395, GAMP 5)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Lean and Six Sigma is beneficial
  • Statistical Techniques
  • Effective communication skills
  • Manage multiple tasks and challenges
  • Execute tasks with high accuracy and reliability
  • Able to set priorities
  • Customer focused
  • Execute RCA and Risk management assessments
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Able to think in solutions, social and communication skills
  • Statistical Software applications 
  • English proficiency at CEFR B2 level
  • Mastering Dutch language 
  • 3+ years’ experience in Quality Healthcare and/or similar regulated Industry


Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

Are you interested in this position and based in The Netherlands? Please send your CV and application to Heleen Stork, Corporate Recruiter EU. E-mail:


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