Calibration Technician IV (Cambridge)


: $34,850.00 - $49,380.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology

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Job Purpose

Performs calibration of Inspections, Test and Measurement Equipment (ITME) and schedule calibration with vendors and ITME owners. Define tools and methods for calibration and oversees work to ensure that all ITME is properly calibrated. Train other calibration technicians

Job Functions: (Primary Responsibilities)

  • Working closely with Engineering, Quality Engineering, and outside equipment vendors, assist in defining calibration requirements. Interface with vendors to develop methods and equipment for complex situations.
  • Scheduling of outside sources when needed for calibration of equipment that is not performed in-house.
  • Work closely with Facilities and ITME owners to schedule and perform off-cycle calibration activities.
  • Work closely with Field Service Representatives to schedule and perform calibration activities.
  • Monitor calibration schedule to ensure necessary ITME equipment is properly calibrated in a timely manner.
  • Measure and calibrate ITME in production and other test equipment throughout the facility.
  • Record the results of ITME calibrations using the designated calibration software.
  • Investigation of equipment found out of its designated accuracy.
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of test equipment as required.
  • Train other calibration technicians within the department.
  • Create/update calibration procedures within the Quality Document Management System.
  • Collect, report, and monitor calibration performance metrics

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school degree or equivalent required. An Associate's degree and/or related certifications is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of experience with a working knowledge of calibration procedures and practices. Five years of related experience in an FDA regulated industry is preferred. Medical device or pharmaceutical experience is ideal.
  • Must have knowledge of metrology skills including a sound understanding dimensional tolerances and usage of precise mechanical measurement instruments.
  • Must be able to read mechanical blueprints and electrical schematics, accurately apply scientific formulas, and read and maintain laboratory notebooks.
  • Must demonstrate ability to be accurate and identify procedural inaccuracies and then make recommendations for improvements and effectively implement changes.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently, make effective decisions, and resolve technical issues.
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and be able to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams to achieve results.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Products such as Word and Excel or equivalent software applications is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate ability to operate electronic measuring equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, and generators.

Associated topics: lab, medical laboratory science, mlt, molecular, sample collection, services, sterile processing technician, surgical technologist, technician iii, testing * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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