Metrology Technician II (2nd shift)
Columbia, SC QC - Metrology
Job Type

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Position Summary

The Metrology Technician II calibrates and maintains gages and measuring equipment in accordance with technical requirements and the gage control program.

Job Duties

  • Calibrates measuring equipment using necessary procedures and layout inspection techniques for conformance to requirements.
  • Works with all necessary departments to ensure gaging meets requirements.
  • Repairs and adjusts measuring equipment as required.
  • Interprets engineering drawings.
  • Maintains accurate records.
  • Assists in gage control, maintenance, and calibration procedure development.
  • Performs gage Repeatability and Reliability (R&R) studies and Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
  • Assists in the support of Statistical Process Control (SPC) program.
  • Performs functional checks for all new, repaired, or midwifed gages.
  • Establishes and maintains calibration cycles.
  • Assists all departments with difficult inspections.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Associate’s degree in related field preferred. 

Experience Requirements

4 years Metrology experience or progressive experience in quality control and mechanical inspection.

Skills and Competencies

All FN America employees are expected to demonstrate accountability, collaboration, communication, customer focus, and innovation. Additional requirements of this position include:

  • Thorough knowledge in print reading and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Thorough knowledge in use of various measuring and test equipment and solid layout inspection techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of the gage control program and calibration methods.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve gaging issues.
  • Ability to follow all company policies, procedures, and safety regulations.
  • Strong mathematical skills.


Network and Windows required. Excel and Word preferred.


ASQC Certified Mechanical Inspector preferred.

Working Conditions

Typical manufacturing environment with exposure to loud noises and dangerous chemicals and machinery. Must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds unassisted.

All FN America employees have a responsibility to participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others. 

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

FN America, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call: 803-736-0522. 

We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor.