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Job Title:  Creaform - R&D Technician (m/f/d)


Fontaine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, FR, 38600

Business Unit:  Creaform
Posting Date:  Nov 8, 2022
Job Description: 

You live in the Grenoble area? Are you a passionate go-getter who takes great pride in putting your experience to work for your team so that it can shine with success and achievement? Come join us with your enthusiasm and expertise!

The main responsibilities of this position are to prepare, calibrate and qualify the sensor prototypes required by the R&D team. Under the supervision of his/her direct supervisor, he/she contributes to most of the experimental plans and performs analysis work with tools used by the team (Excel and Python in particular). He/she manages all the equipment, component stocks and resources (robotic platform, reference artifacts, instrumentation, etc.). He/she will be responsible for the robotic platform and its security aspects - a robotic training will be set up if necessary to allow the collaborator to have the technical skills. Depending on the workload, he/she may contribute to the elaboration and realization of tests ensuring the quality of the products marketed by the company.

In this role, you'll get to :


  • Assemble, calibrate and qualify prototypes developed by the company;

  • Contribute to the establishment of procedures and test plans for the functionality and performance of software and hardware;

  • Plan the implementation of test plans;

  • Formalize results and produce test reports;

  • Manage component & equipment fleets, including our robotics platform;

  • Maintain and evolve our robotic platform and its programming (ABB type robot-manipulator);

  • Interact with development, support and production teams to ensure product quality;

  • Test software, devices and systems developed by the company.


You will fell at home if :


  • Hold a University Diploma of Technology, Higher Technician's Certificate or professional license in a sector related to electronics, optics and computer science (physical measurement or other);

  • Be methodical, rigorous, resourceful and autonomous;

  • Be able to assemble optical sub-components and ensure their adjustment;

  • Understand the basic principles of the technologies developed by the company (software, electronics, optics and mechanics);

  • Master the use of the Windows software environment;

  • Be able to set up Excel analysis files and rely on the development or adaptation of Python scripts to analyze experimental data (graphing, scientific report writing...);

  • Be comfortable speaking French and reading English technical documentation;

  • Knowledge of industrial robots and their programming would be an asset.

You earn points if you :


In exchange we offer you :

  • Location: Grenoble, France;

  • Flexible work schedule;

  • Competitive salary and benefits;

  • Dynamic, stimulating and open to the world.



Why choose Creaform
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Founded in 2002 in Levis (Quebec, Canada), Creaform has been established in France (Grenoble) since 2005 and is a world leader in 3D measurement technologies and 3D engineering services. We develop, manufacture and distribute portable and automated 3D solutions for thousands of customers in over 85 countries. Our innovative technology benefits many industries, such as aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, consumer products, research and education, non-destructive testing (NDT), heavy industry and power generation.


As a subsidiary of AMETEK Inc, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, Creaform is recognized internationally for its cutting-edge technologies and R&D excellence. Although we are developing our market on a global scale, our work environment preserves the entrepreneurial spirit and dynamism of a start-up company.


Convinced that our ability to innovate endlessly is fueled by the diversity and the right to be different of our employees, and determined to establish and maintain a diversified and representative workforce, Creaform fully subscribes to the principle of employment equity. In particular, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with the provisions of the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.