Process Lab Engineer

Kelly Engineering is currently recruiting for a (Direct Hire) (Process Lab Engineer)  job located in Columbus, IN.  



This Lab position will be expected to possess and apply engineer-level aptitude and proficiency in the performance to the essential job duties related to: inspection, testing, data evaluation and analysis of products (tested in each lab section) from various stages of the production process in order to maintain quality and reliability of products.


  1. 3 to 5 years metrology, CMM programming and/or engineering experience required; consisting of the following tasks/responsibilities:
    1. CMM operation/programming/trouble shooting, dimensional evaluation through use of CNC guided equipment and hard gaging, drawing/blueprint interpretation and general Lab experience following internal and external specifications and applying them to test setup/evaluation.
  2. Experience testing and evaluating aluminum product (hardness, strength testing, fatigue and corrosion performance testing) is preferred.
  3. Must have exposure to analytical investigation.
  4. Must have experience compiling data, creating data-driven reports and publically explain results (likely in a meeting setting).
  5. Must have experience with project management, as well as continuous improvement activity.
  6. Must have experience with maintaining, reviewing and working with Quality planning documentation.
  7. Must be able to program, trouble-shoot and manipulate advanced Lab software, including but not limited to:  Laser scanning and touch-probe CNC CMM programming, CNC Mill programs, Fatigue equipment setup files, etc.
  8. Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, customer specifications, formulas, industry standards and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.
  9. Must be mechanically inclined – able to perform machine setup, trouble-shoot equipment issues and perform regularly scheduled PM work.
  10. Test products in all aspects of lab operations (Environmental testing, Materials testing, Fatigue testing, Dimensional testing) to determine quality and characteristics of subjected sample according to internal and customer specifications.

Familiarity with ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 Quality Systems; preferred.

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Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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