Apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, and electronics to calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment (IM&TE).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Calibrates inspection, measurement and test equipment for accuracy in accordance to established calibration procedures in one of the following disciplines; Chemical, Electrical, Physical/Dimensional, Light/Color, Mass/Weight, Sound, Electrical, Pressure/Flow, Temperature, Force, Mass, Velocity, Torque & Volume, Time/Frequency equipment, systems and controls. Adapt equipment, standards, and procedures to accomplish unique measurements. Perform corrective actions to address identified measurement problems. Understand basic uncertainty contributor. Record data gathered during calibration in CMMS system. Identify and utilize appropriate measurement procedures. Generate Certificates of Calibration and/or Out Of Tolerance Reports as required and in correct media appropriate to meet customer requirements. Maintain Primary and/or intrinsic calibration standards. Maintain secondary and/or working calibration standards. Communicates with customers as necessary to understand their requirements and to convey calibration results. Use calibration software when required to expedite calibration times and to adjust calibration devices. Complies with company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards. Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures. Assists in Maintaining laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. Identify all major uncertainty contributors for all calibration methods and can perform basic uncertainties as needed. Performs calibrations at customer locations. Must be able to determine the standards needed for the job, perform opening and closing meetings with customer and prepare WO for closure by the Metrology Coordinator. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment. Perform laboratory and/or departmental housekeeping. Performs other duties as required.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associates Degree (AA/AS) in scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience. Minimum of four years of related experience and/or training. Previous work experience in instrumentation and control, installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or related equivalent.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
May require valid driver's license. Must have appropriate license or certification where required by federal, state or local laws. May be required to be able to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals.
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
May require experience specific to the pharmaceutical R&D industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipetting, mixing, diluting, and verifying concentrations. Have a basic understanding of customer regulatory requirements; FDA, GMP, GLP, ISO (specific to pharmaceutical industry) and use of scientific notation. Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgement may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisors, department and/or line of business.