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Senior Metrologist

Join Nolato GW in scenic Tucson, Arizona! We are looking for a Senior Metrologist, who will be responsible for performing reverse engineering and developing repeatable measuring setups used on any programmable measuring system.

Nolato GW is a global leader in precision injection molding and contract manufacturing for the world’s most successful healthcare, automotive, and industrial OEMs.

Join an organization that is respected throughout the industry for our advanced technology, quality, and innovation – all while enjoying the benefits of stable ownership, a collaborative culture, professional development, continuing education, global opportunities, and an exceptional benefits package.



Senior Metrologist


Tucson Operations


Quality Manager



The Senior Metrologist is responsible for:

  • Performing reverse engineering.
  • Developing reliable and repeatable measuring setups used on any programmable measuring system or in open setup
  • Programming state of the art measuring equipment like Optical or Coordinate  Measuring systems, and understanding corresponding output
  • Developing data acquisition macros and or linked spreadsheets to be used in report spreadsheets, i.e.; Microsoft Excel
  • Performing First Piece Inspections, capability studies, Measuring System Analysis, and any other engineering / metrology related activities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Support the engineering and tool divisions metrology needs, i.e; performing reverse engineering activities using suitable methods including laser scanning and CAD software, handling complex metrology problems, as well as developing measuring methods and/ or fixtures.
  • Solve complex Metrology problems to obtain measurements with either programmable measuring systems, or open setup measuring methods
  • Correctly interpreting different data/ print schemes, i.e.; GD&T
  • Develop and effectively document reliable and repeatable measuring setups, to be used on any programmable measuring system or in open setup.
  • Program sophisticated measuring equipment, i.e; CMM, RAM, Smart Scope using a CAD models or engineering drawings.
  • Assist engineering and tool divisions by programming part simulations using complex alignment schemes.
  • Perform first piece inspections, capability studies, and DOE (Design of Experiments) using measuring and test equipment with include, but not limited to: Programmable CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) and video equipment, Profilometers or surface finish testers Gear and roundness checkers, Hand held measuring tolls such as height gauges, micrometers, calipers, and pin gauges, Precision flat plates
  • Conduct Measuring System Error (MSE) analysis, i.e.; GRR studies, to validate measuring setups and or measuring systems
  • Generate MSE, 1st Piece Inspection, Statistical Process Control (SPC) studies, DOE, and other metrology related reports using Microsoft Excel and other database software packages
  • Thoroughly understand MSE, First Piece Inspection, SPC, DOE theory.
  • Ability to interpret Measuring Software calculations
  • Adhere to and comply with the Metrology Lab procedures



  • Ability to program Video and CMM equipment

  • Strong skills in all aspects of mechanical dimensional inspection.

  • Complete knowledge of blue print reading, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T).

  • Strong skills in Microsoft office, i.e.; excel, word, access, etc.

  • In depth understanding of relevant subjects like MSE, SPC. DOE theory, Measuring software interpretation, Program validation systems, etc.

  • Experience in designing gages and fixtures

  • Attention to detail -  a must

  • Bachelors Degree in math, science, or the equivalent in education and work experience

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.



Tucson, Arizona, USA

Apply by

November 30, 2021

Contact person

Cathy Tempesta

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