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 Instrumentation & Calibration Engineer - Mayfield Heights, Ohio, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Electrical
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2463843 / Latpro-3525633 
Date posted: Jan-26-2017
State, Zip: Ohio, 44124


Position Summary:

Responsible for Mayfield Heights lab equipment, tools and supplies as required by the various labs. Includes evaluation, recommendation, planning, purchasing, leasing, inventory, calibration, and maintenance of lab equipment. Also requires the tracking of expense and capital budgets necessary to support the purchase and maintenance of test equipment items. This position will also be responsible for the data maintenance required for asset management and metrics to assess the performance of the Library.  Assists in disseminating technology information covering new test equipment by coordinating vendor meetings or shows with the engineers.  In addition, collaborate with BU partners to develop technology roadmaps and identify productivity opportunities for the Library

  • Manage all capital lab equipment/tools including maintaining appropriate inventory in Equipment Library, maintaining software licenses, creating a tracking system that identifies who has possession of equipment and where the equipment is physically located. Reclaim equipment from users for redeployment as the need arises. Advise and train end users on equipment capabilities and usage as required

  • Proactively manage the calibration, update and repair of equipment/tools/networks to meet RA policies and procedures as well as product development schedules.  Determine the levels of calibrated equipment necessary to maintain development schedules.  Develop maintenance contracts with equipment/tools maintenance companies in conjunction with Strategic Sourcing.  Proactively track calibration status of all equipment library items and maintain all documentation related to calibration per applicable RA procedures.  Identify and implement opportunities for productivity savings regarding calibration

  • Review expenses and capital requests for the Equipment Library.  Track expenditures and provide summary of monthly expenses.  Maintain open order agreement to expedite the acquisition of supplies for lab use.  Collaborate with BU partners to develop capital forecasts for new equipment per roadmaps

  • Issue shopping carts for the purchase/lease/rental of equipment for all Development Engineering departments as well as maintain an asset list, and provide input into the capital budget forecast

  • Collaborate with BU partners to develop a resource plan and roadmap for hardware and software equipment.  Work with BU's to identify the current and future development equipment/tools/network requirements for Mayfield based hardware development teams to support future projects.  Develop a plan for future equipment purchases based on these needs.  Collaborate with BU's and suppliers to identify new technology to support future needs of the BU's as well as productivity improvements that could be realized through utilization of new technology

  • Assist facilities and EHS on OSHA issues as required.  Provide input on safety issues related to lab equipment

  • Maintain and develop vendor relationships insuring low cost/high quality metrology services.  Utilize relationships to facilitate the identification of new instrumentation technology within RA

  • Provide easy access to new technologies through vendor seminars, shows, and individual meetings with engineers and technicians

  • Identify and document good business practices associated with purchase and maintenance of test equipment as well as productivity opportunities that could be realized through utilization of new technologies

  • Lead or serve as subject matter expert on teams tasked to solve issues related to vendor/supplier performance and corrective action

  • Assist lab team to solve issues as they arise through safety and quality audits

  • Proactively initiate corrective actions on issues associated with lab equipment to mitigate costs overruns to the business or schedule delays

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience with use and/or calibration of electronic test instrumentation.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Access or equivalent database software.
  • Detail oriented, good organizational skills.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job opening.


  • Familiarity with database programming and management desired, (e.g. MS Access, Visual Basic For Applications a plus)

  • Knowledge of Rockwell Automation specifications, industrial standards and test procedures.

Limited.  Less than 10%.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.


Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mayfield Heights - Ohio

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

Download the EEO is the Law poster and the supplement for more information.


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