Metrology Specialist, Process Development

Thurso, Quebec
8 days ago
Full time role


Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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Job Description

META is seeking a Metrology Specialist for our manufacturing and scale-up facility located just outside Canada's capital region in the quaint town of Thurso, Quebec.

What You’ll Do:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Process Development, The Metrology Specialist will support the process development group through characterization and analysis of nano-optical and meta-material devices. As a Metrology Specialist you will be responsible for quality assurance of nano-replication techniques, using atomic force microscopy (AFM), optical microscope (OM) and other laboratory instruments, as well as be capable of making  recommendations for new characterization methods and tools as required. The position is heavily hand-on and requires spending most of your time in a lab setting. The company will depend on you to analyze, measure and produce detailed reports on micro & nano-structure replication techniques from lab scale processes to roll-to-roll mass production.  The position involves creative thinking, teamwork, and detailed execution of all characterization steps as required.

Some of the typical responsibilities will include:
Metrology - Collecting samples, measuring data, and executing characterization processes. Performing AFM and OM measurements on nanoimprinted flexible substrates.
Nano-fabrication support - Learning step-and-repeat and roll-to-roll nano-replication techniques to facilitate metrology analysis.
Documentation - Maintaining and updating documentation such as standard operating procedures (SOPs), Preventative maintenance reports (PMs), and calibration checklists.
Communication - Communicating metrology results to a broad group of stakeholders

Minimum qualifications: 

Masters of Science (M.SC) in Engineering, Physics, Material Science or related descipline.
3+ years' experience in a laboratory or production environment performing characterization.
Hands on experience using optical microscopy, profilometry, SEM, AFM, equipment and techniques; familiar with cleanroom practices and materials handling protocols.
Motivated, self-driven professional.  Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines while working on multiple projects – often under pressure with shifting priorities.  

Preferred qualifications: 

French language fluency.
5+ years' experience in characterization and metrology, development of QC protocols.

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply! 

What You’ll Love About Us:  

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.  

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community. 

Our Benefits:  

  • META (MMAT) Equity 
  • Retirement Savings Matching  
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).  
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off between Christmas day and New Year’s day 
  • Casual dress 

About Us: 

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at 

Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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