Job Details

Apply Online
Send This Job to a Friend

Requisition Number 17-0011
Post Date 5/25/2017
Title Instrumentation & Calibration Tech II
City Mountain View
State CA
Description Responsibilities:
• Coordinate all calibration related activities with in-house equipment owners and outside calibration service providers
• Maintain calibration/pm database, input new equipment & status of existing equipment/information and coordinate calibration activities with qualified vendors for GMP operations
• Responsible for calibration, testing, troubleshooting, and repair on a variety of equipment and instrumentation used in a cGMP laboratory and manufacturing environment
• Provide initial instrument engineering and troubleshooting support for manufacturing and R&D
• Provide support with the installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of manufacturing and R&D equipment
• Prepare technical reports with recommendations for solutions to technical problems, e.g. Investigation Reports, CAPA, and Root Cause Analysis
• Follow SOPs to ensure calibration and preventative maintenance of equipment including certifications are within cGMP/cGLP guidelines
• Assist with revision and/or development of SOPs as needed
• Review & maintain calibration certification records to ensure compliance. Provide equipment status updates, history files & compliance reports
• Work with various departments to convert paper based checklists into an electronic format to be used within the CMMS system
• Assist with various other facilities and calibration related duties
Requirements Skills required:
• General knowledge of calibration of equipment and management of calibration tracking systems
• General knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes desired
• Ability to work independently to support lab equipment and manufacturing equipment
• Strong written and verbal communication, organizational and prioritization skills
• Ability to handle multiple priorities in a project driven environment
• Ability to work in a team environment and able to collaborate with others throughout the R&D and business organization
• Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records
• Proficient in the use of a wide variety of computer applications including, MS office, Excel, PowerPoint, computerized asset tracking systems, and building management systems
• Be able to lift 50 pounds
• Be able to climb up ladders and work in interstitial spaces
• Be able to wear a respirator
• Be able to read blueprints
• Be able to use general hand tools and test equipment
• Be comfortable working in a cleanroom environment

Education and experience:
• At least 4 years’ experience in biopharmaceutical cGMP operations or AA in a technical field such as instrumentation with at least 4 years related experience
• Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field or equivalent a plus
• Third party certifications for instrumentation and/or calibration a plus
Apply On-line
Send This Job to a Friend