Job Description

General Summary Description

The Metrologist provides calibration, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting services of all laboratory equipment in both the Quality Control Unit and R&D Analytical Laboratories.

Duties /Responsibilities

* Develops calibration methods and techniques based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision requirements

* Identifies magnitude of error sources that contribute to uncertainty of results to determine reliability of measurement process in quantitative terms

* Calibrates/qualifies a variety of process laboratory equipment, measurement/control instrumentation, and software

* Conducts daily calibration check as needed

* Schedule and perform calibrations according to SOP’s or manufactures procedures on Measurement and Test Equipment insuring schedule work requirements are met

* Completes all calibration certificates

* Ensures accuracy, reliability, and compliance with operating procedures

* Performs data entry functions required to update the calibration database, as required

* Initiates instrument/document change control as necessary

* Maintains documentation according to SOPs and cGMP requirements

* Writes, develops, and reviews Standard Operating Procedures

* Reviews and approves equipment specifications

* Orders parts and instruments as necessary for calibration and maintenance

* Coordinates with instrument manufacturers for scheduled services

* Tech support and services to address laboratory instrumentation and troubleshooting

* Maintains and supports troubleshooting for all laboratory equipment including but not limited to HPLC, GC, Dissolution and Disintegration Baths, Moisture Balances, Karl Fisher Titrator and pH Meters

* Performs other duties as assigned

Direction Received: Light direction that requires only general instruction to begin assigned duties and work is reviewed after completion

Analytical Requirements: Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts are pedominantly required

Decisions and Judgment: Develops guidebooks, manuals, or other policies and procedures for the organization or customers

Initiative: Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles





Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field and 4-8 years’ of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. A Master’s Degree and 2-5 years’ of experience preferred.

Application Instructions

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