Sr. Metrologist

Location: Germantown, Wisconsin, US
Department: Operations Support
Reference: VN932
Summary of role
The Senior Metrologist is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by performing diagnostics and repair of instrumentation including thermoprobes, pressure gauges, flow meters, and other production and facility-based equipment. Leads the metrology team to perform instrument calibrations in a pharmaceutical production environment, maintaining calibration of metrology standards, and completing and reviewing calibration documents.  Advanced knowledge of NIST standards and regulations in a regulated environment is required.  It is preferred that this candidate has working knowledge of US Food and Drug Administration CFR 21 part 820.   The position requires superior leadership behaviors of the Sterling core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as expertise in functional competencies included in this position profile.

Your Responsibilities
  • Performs both scheduled and unscheduled calibration, preventive maintenance, and repair tasks for moderately complex process instrumentation.
  • Documents calibration results in the calibration management system database.
  • Plans, schedules, and performs work for calibration team; including devotion of time to effectively manage on-demand assignments as they arise.
  • Works closely with equipment users, engineers, and other technicians in the process of getting monthly work completed.
  • Troubleshoots, inspects and repairs moderately complex test and measurement equipment in support of new projects and on-demand repair requests.
  • Recommend calibration standards for inspection, measurement and testing equipment.
  • Prepares technical reports with recommendations for solutions to technical problems.
  • Ensures compliance to NIST standards and audit readiness at all times.
  • Writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Out-Of-Tolerances (OOT’s), and Deviations.
  • Disassembles and reassembles instruments and equipment, using hand tools, and inspects instruments and equipment for defects.
  • Manages metrology team members and ensures department metrics and goals are hit.
Requirements for the Role
  • Minimum of a two-year degree in a technical discipline (A.S. or A.A.S.), or equivalent military education (60-credit hours) and training
  • 3-5 years previous calibration/instrumentation experience preferred
  • Previous experience working in a GMP environment preferred
  • ASQ Calibration Technician Certification (CCT) and/or military PMEL training is a plus
What We Offer
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time off, bonus program, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, 24/7 employee assistance program, flexible work hours, and the opportunity for career training and development.

Diversity and Inclusion
Sterling values diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, marital status, gender identification or expression, medical condition (including genetic characteristics) or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

This position is located in Germantown, WI, a vibrant city northwest of Milwaukee in Southeast Wisconsin.  A great place to live, work and raise a family, Southeast Wisconsin offers a variety of activities and diverse cultural scene. 

Why Consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK, Europe and the US, where we employ more than 1300 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.

Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 

Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.
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