Engineer - Metrology
Kirkland, Washington - Full Time

Are you motivated by problem solving and designing solutions to complex problems? If yes, then this opportunity is for you. As an engineer in the Technology Solutions Group you will be immersed into metrology and defect inspection development for customers across multiple industries. You will be exposed to the toughest measurement problems our customers face in smart factories, semiconductor fabs, medical equipment qualification labs, and more. We are a highly stable company that values team members and work-life balance.

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As an engineer in the Technology Solutions Group at Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc. (MRDA) you will have the opportunity to learn about metrology and inspection challenges companies around the world face and contribute to solving these problems. With us, mechanical engineering is not where it stops. You will be exposed to and learn system engineering, vision systems and sensors, measurement techniques, and more. You will have the opportunity to not only do mechanical design but also measurements of customer's parts, testing and debugging, software development, and more.  

You will perform a variety of tasks and take responsibility for:

  • Participating in discussions with customers to understand their technical requirements.
  • Establishing a system level understanding of the solutions proposed to customers.
  • Acting as a key contributor to the mechanical design.
  • Acting as a contributor in testing, writing and debugging software. 
  • Testing early prototypes, as well as final products.
  • Providing training and support to customers as needed.
  • Documenting design and testing material.
  • Participating or leading technical reviews.

Your responsibilities will expand and change based upon business needs, skills and interest.


Passion for technologies, engineering and the willingness to step up to solve the toughest technical challenges are key for the success in this role. Equally important are the organizational skills, flexibility, ability to learn new things outside of your area of expertise, discipline, and systematic execution of project tasks. Your desire to continuously learn and grow and the ability to build relationships will be crucial.

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The salary range is $70,000-$100,000 per year. The successful candidate’s salary will be determined based on job-related experience/ knowledge/ skills, education, and complexity and responsibility of the role. Benefits include 100% paid medical, dental, vision insurance (75% for dependents), 100% paid life and disability insurance, 6% matching 401k, 15 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, 10 paid sick days per year, and eligibility for performance based annual bonus. Additional benefits and details can be found at


Your work here will help make a positive impact on society. You’ll enjoy working in our casual and friendly environment with very flexible hours and hybrid work model. You will get to work with a very intelligent group of people using our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. We are highly stable and we’ll support your career development with training opportunities and our cultural focus on individual growth. You’ll love our excellent benefits package, including 100% premium-paid medical/dental/vision package and 401k with 6% matching contributions.


Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc. (MRDA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitutoyo Corporation, develops state of the art technologies and software that enhance people’s lives through-world leading metrology solutions. Our products are used to ensure quality in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, semiconductor, medical equipment, and machine tool industries. We are located in the beautiful Northwest in a modern well-equipped facility offering challenging work in a team-oriented & casual work environment. We provide great benefits. We work hard, play hard, enjoy life, and have fun.

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MRDA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. MRDA participates in E-Verify. Detailed information: E-Verify ( and Right to Work Statement (

(As of January 2021, we have changed the company name from Micro Encoder Inc. to Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc.)