Metrology/Calibration Technician

Posted 04 Sep 2019

Lenexa, Kansas - United States

Req Id 196563


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


Calibrate equipment and instruments used in cGMP manufacturing and maintain the metrology program. Troubleshoot and repair simple malfunctions.  The technician must be self-motivated and rarely requires guidance from other personnel in the measurements they are proficient.  Collateral duties and tasks may be assigned as a permanent part of the position description depending on individual’s abilities.  Coordinate calibration activities with laboratory and Production departments.  Instruments calibrated include those measuring temperature, pressure, rotational speed, mass, flow, TOC, conductivity, and humidity. Document calibration in accordance to cGMP procedures.  Calibration data to be entered into the appropriate software program for electronic tracking of instrument calibration.  Conduct or coordinate monthly balance/scale verifications for the facility.  Coordinate third party calibration requirements and contractor visits for Milliporesigma. Create and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for calibration. Initiate or support equipment non-conformance investigations and reports for equipment found out of tolerance. Support metrology related CAPA and change control activities.  Maintain calibration reference materials, standards, and equipment. Support troubleshooting activities on low voltage electrical equipment, as appropriate.  Support new equipment/instrument identification via vendor contacts.  Support or lead installation and start-up of new instruments or technology that provides process improvement to the metrology program.  Act as subject matter expert for various systems utilized throughout the facility.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:


  • Associates degree in electronics or life sciences or applicable qualified industry/military training and experience.
  • 1-2 years metrology and electrical experience, with a preference for previous GMP documentation and/or calibration experience.
  • Knowledge in electrical and schematic reading.


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • SAP enterprise software. 
  • Microsoft Access databases. 
  • Building Management System (Honeywell or Automated Logics) software.
  • Strong organizational skills.


Additional Local Needs:


Ability to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read computer monitors. Use of respiratory protection and other PPE may be required in the execution of duties and responsibilities.  Be able to lift 10 kg repeatedly.  Motor vehicle license and travel between sites.


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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