Job Description

Renishaw is seeking a Senior Metrology Engineer to provide metrology development for the CMM and Gauging Products division.  

Reporting to the Metrology Team manager, the role includes development of calibration algorithms for new CMM products, as well as investigating issues and making improvements to the metrology performance of existing products.  

The successful applicant will have opportunities to improve their understanding of the fundamental concepts and tools used for metrology analysis such as multidimensional space geometry, linear and non-linear least squares optimisations and uncertainty of measurement.


  • To contribute to the development of new and existing products as part of the metrology team within the CMM and Gauging products division

  • To develop, implement and test calibration and measurement algorithms for a range of CMM systems, including probes and heads.

  • To write design documentation of a high standard.

  • To work closely with the other elements of the division’s software department to deploy metrology algorithms and analysis tools as part of the UCCSuite software releases.

  • To investigate metrology issues with existing products and design improvements where possible.

  • To provide support to the division’s application and customer support engineers in understanding the metrology features of the division’s products and aiding the teams in solving more complex customer issues.

Key requirements

  • Educated to degree (or equivalent) level in physics, mathematics, computer science, engineering or similar.

  • Good mathematical skills, with knowledge and experience in 3D geometry, coordinate system transformations and analysis of complex data sets.

  • Experience using software, such as MATLAB, Python or C#, to analyse and model data.

  • Good understanding of the scientific method, and ability to apply those principles.

Desirable requirements

  • Knowledge of CMMs, probes and metrology systems.

  • Knowledge and experience of object-oriented software development in C++ or C#.

  • An understanding of mechanical systems and how their behaviours can contribute to the performance of metrology products.

Who are we looking for?

The successful applicant will be a clear thinker who enjoys developing mathematical models and solving problems through a systematic approach, by careful design of experiments and analysis of data. The individual in this role will demonstrate good team‑working and communication (both written and verbal) skills.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6425 Senior Metrology Engineer (Open)


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