Sr. Metrologist

  • location: Exton, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $85,000 per year
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Sr. Metrologist

job summary:
The Sr. Metrologist is responsible for maintaining the instrument quality program including the maintenance, qualification, and repair of laboratory instrumentation and equipment.

location: Exton, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 85,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Maintain the instrument quality program which includes:

    • AIQs
    • Preventive maintenance
    • Troubleshooting
    • Repairs
    • Instrument asset management and life cycle
    • Laboratory facilities equipment
  • Act as the point of contact for SAP calibration and maintenance module for Laboratory equipment
  • Execute on strategies to control costs, reduce risks and improve productivity
  • Write and execute IQs, OQs, and validation protocols as necessary
  • Write documents such as laboratory investigations, work instructions, and standard operating procedures
  • Train and mentor new metrology employees on preventative maintenance and SAP processes.
  • Train laboratory personnel and vendors on applicable policies and procedures pertaining to equipment and instrumentation.
  • Identify equipment constraints due to equipment downtime and maintenance schedules and provide recommendations to Operations personnel for minimizing impacts.
  • Collaborate with Laboratory Operations to determine qualifications required for new instrumentation
  • Collaborate with Laboratory Operations and Facilities Management to maintain and improve Laboratory Facility
  • Utilize SAP to perform change control, corrective and preventative actions and investigations.
  • Drive vendor relationships and discussions on lab equipment to ensure instrument needs within Analytical Services are communicated and implemented
  • Provide support and assistance with laboratory equipment, instrument and facilities 24/7 in order to maintain laboratory operations
  • Drive continuous improvement using metrics for instrument repair history and response time
  • Assist and participate in customer and regulatory audits for Metrology
  • Provide budgeting information for new instruments, service agreements, etc.
  • Keep current with new technologies and cGMP regulations.
  • Implement continuous improvement/lean activities and events for the group
  • Bachelor's degree in a life science discipline (biology, chemistry, forensic science)
  • 5 - 10 Years of experience in analytical metrology
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in repair, maintenance and calibration of analytical instrumentation
  • Advanced instrumentation and controls troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of calibration accuracy testing requirements and metrology
  • Understanding of regulatory guidelines such as Z40, 17025, ISO and cGXP

  • Experience in cGLP preferred
  • Effectively communicate with customers, vendors and team members
  • Make informed decisions in regards to critical processes and potential issues to prevent downtime
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company's safety & quality policies at all times
skills: Metrology
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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