Metrology Specialist - LSS - Fairfield, NJ

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#### Primary Responsibilities
The Metrology Specialist is responsible for the oversight, calibration, and maintenance of analytical and microbiology equipment.
In addition, the Metrology Specialist must be sensitive to the demanding regulatory compliance requirements attending to the operation of a pharmaceutical testing laboratory.
This position presents the employee with an opportunity to expand in terms of both technical acumen and customer service skills, while offering exposure to management tasks within the company.
#### Reporting to
Quality Assurance Manager, Life Science Services, Fairfield
#### Specific responsibilities
Responsible for oversight, qualification, validation, calibration and maintenance of analytical and microbiology equipment.
Maintain and update master calibration list.
Prepare protocols related to validation and requalification of equipment.
Review calibration/qualification records supplied by third party vendors.
Play lead role in Out of Tolerance Investigations and prepare impact assessments when necessary.
Assist management in addressing and resolving Corrective and Preventive Actions.
Document all findings in compliance with cGMP standards.
#### Profile
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related science degree and two years related analytical experience. Or
A minimum of 5 years of technical experience and knowledge in analytical laboratory operations and services.
General knowledge of chemistry and knowledge of various analytical techniques and methodologies.
Communication skills including grammar and composition.
Ability to work well with others & independently.
Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
Knowledge of another language besides English (French or Spanish) is an asset.
#### Skills
Health, Safety & Environment
Accountable for following the Health, Safety and Environment regulations as per the Company Health and Safety Manual, and the immediate reporting of any health, safety or environmental incidents, accidents or concerns to the Manager/Supervisor and H&S; department for action.
Demonstrates good and safe work habits and enforces a clean working environment.
Physical Effort
Repetitive movements: Data entry, various analytical chemistry techniques
Lifting of up to 50 lbs: Moving, carrying, loading and removing items
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time: Processing assignments, data entry, performing laboratory analyses
Keyboarding/Data Entry: Results entry
Attention to detail: GMP documentation
Working Conditions
This job is performed in an indoor temperature controlled environment.
Extended hours may be required from time to time.
#### Additional information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Chemical,Life Sciences
Functional Area: Laboratories
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04291
Listing Date: 10.03.2014 00
Closing Date: 07.10.2014 00

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