Senior metrology technician (level 5)
Managing teams that use, design and repair equipment for taking measurements.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national diploma (HND).
- Typical duration
- 36 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Health and science
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Develop and monitor measurement capability and capacity within own area of responsibility to support strategic planning.
- Investigate and suggest changes to process control activities to ensure compliance with contractual, organisational and industry procedures and requirements
- Participate in risk assessments, assess outcomes and make suitable recommendations for change to processes and procedures, as appropriate.
- Plan and manage resources to meet the needs and objectives of the organisation and its customers
- Plan, manage, monitor and evaluate measurement activities in a way that contributes to sustainable development, continuous improvement and supports good practice.
- Diagnose and solve complex problems in relation to measurement activities and take corrective and preventative action as appropriate
- Participate in and provide advice on internal and external audits ensuring verification, validation, quality assurance, quality control, compliance and identify process improvement opportunities, where applicable.
- Develop communication channels and build effective relationships, by engaging colleagues, customers and stakeholders and presenting information in a clear and concise way, to meet organisational requirements.
- Produce and confirm records, reports and other measurement documentation, as required.
- Verify, analyse, evaluate, validate and store measurement information, results and data in line with organisational procedures and specifications to support measurement and continuous improvement activities.
- Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, regulation, industry and organisational policies and procedures and requirements relating to safe working practices
- Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, national and international standards, industry and organisational procedures and requirements relating to codes of conduct when managing measurement activities
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