Metrology Engineer

Computing, IT, Software, Maths.

About AETC

AETC Limited is a leading manufacturer of precision investment cast hot gas path turbine components, supplying OEM’s in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors. We're owned by Aerospace giant, Precision Castparts Corp.

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AETC have built over 70 years of experience in the industry enabling us to support our customer’s requirements through all stages of component manufacture from raw materials through to engine ready components.

At AETC we manufacture a range of products from the smallest aerospace parts to large industrial gas turbine parts and as such, we are a key figure in the power generation supply chain and aerospace market.

About the Role

The role of Metrology Engineer is responsible for raising and maintaining calibration standards relating to Aerospace and IGT product manufacture - including routine calibration, CMM programming (optical & touch trigger), FAIR and component measurement to first principles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring Calibration readiness at point of use
  • Monitoring and resolving calibration error frequency
  • Helping to developing and supporting implementation of NPI project plans Undertaking production improvement initiatives
  • Providing critical manufacturing support across all areas
  • Producing first article inspection reports in conjunction with the quality department


  • Previous experience in the field of dimensional measurement Have a practical ‘hands on’ approach.
  • An understanding of CMM operation and programming
  • Solid IT skills with 3D CAD experience.
  • Ability to interpret complex engineering drawings, notes and specifications. Excellent 3-Dimensional visualisation.
  • Proven mathematical ability.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute in a team environment. Ability to work with complexity and achieve goals within challenging deadlines. Willingness to learn and take on board new skills.
  • Ability to work closely with other areas of the business in an efficient manner.
  • To have a structured, methodical approach to all work tasks and proven problem solving skills. To be a self-starter, with enthusiasm for the role.
  • To have excellent attention to detail and produce neat, precise work.
  • Experience of working in aerospace engineering would be beneficial.

Why join us?

At AETC we strive to foster a culture of inclusiveness, empowerment, and respect, that embraces the differences in who we are. We have trained Mental Health First Aiders on both sites and work with a fantastic accredited Occupational Health Provider, COPE. We offer a market leading Employee Benefits portal, Salary Extras, with discounts available on hundreds of high-street brands, as well as cinema discounts, travel discounts and gym membership discounts.

We also have a leading Employee Assistance Programme on site that is free and completely confidential. It’s a service for our employees where they are able to access a range of support including access to a 24/7 support service phoneline, online and fact to fact counselling, relationship support, legal information, debt counselling, younger and elder care support, health and wellbeing support and more.

Benefits include:

  • SALARY: Basic salary: £32,000 - £36,000 dependent on experience
  • HOLIDAYS: Starting 33 days - Total figure includes 7 stats. Holiday entitlement increases at 5 and 10 years service

Working hours

Two shift pattern required

AM shift
Mon - Thurs - 05:45 - 13.45 Fri - 05:45 - 10.45

PM shift
Mon - Thurs - 13.45 - 21.45 Fri - 10.45 - 15.45

Please note whilst training for the role hours of work will be -

08:00 - 16:25 Monday - Thursday 08:00 13:20 Friday

Please note: AETC cannot support sponsorship at this time. Applicants must have proof of Right to Work in the UK.

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  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Software
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