Calibration Technician Job Description

Calibration Technician Job Description

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Calibration technician provides compliance for GMP, FDA, ISO 9000, ISO 13485, ISO 17025, ASTM, ANSI and NCSLI. Responsible for the calibration system and working closely with the maintenance department and external contractors.

Calibration Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

S/he will be required to aid in the investigation of Customer Complaints, CAPA's, Non-Conforming Product and for identifying areas for improvement and corrective action in accordance with quality system and the requirements of ISO13485, The Medical Device Directive 93/42EEC and FDA Quality System Regulations
S/he will be responsible for the Companies calibration system working closely with the maintenance department and external contractors
Responsibilities include maintaining records in accordance with the quality system requirements to meet the requirements of end users, customers, regulatory authorities and the company
Ensure that all work orders are closed out appropriately and contain the required data, reports, and documentation
Create and revise calibration procedures for both existing and new equipment and conduct investigations into failed calibration procedures
Collect all equipment due for calibration from the R&D department and transport to ITC calibration department on weekly basis
Must be familiar/knowledgeable on the use of common test equipment such as Oscilloscopes
Manage tool Crib and Warehouse Inventory for R&D Storage
Support R&D Engineers by providing test/measurement equipment
Clean DMV record in order to drive company vehicles

Calibration Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Calibration Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASQ, CCT, HEPA, VCA, PMEL, US, PML, ISO

Education for Calibration Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the calibration technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Technical, Education, Electronics, Associates, Military, Engineering, Life Sciences, Science, Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology

Skills for Calibration Technician

Desired skills for calibration technician include:

ISO 13485
MS Office suite
Algebra
Quality Systems
ISO 17025 and applicable worldwide regulatory requirements
Geometry
Basic math operations
Trigonometry and statistics
FDA regulations
GMP

Desired experience for calibration technician includes:

Computer literate (must be able to use Microsoft office)
Requires minimum five years of experience in building control systems, construction, building maintenance and mechanical systems, including relevant experience troubleshooting and repairing Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems
Knowledge of Computers and various operating systems and software
3-5 years of metrology related experience
Associate degree in related technical discipline preferred, relevant trade certification, and some college or vocational training in engineering
Specific calibration and metrology training

Calibration Technician Examples

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Calibration Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a calibration technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for calibration technician
  • Proficient in PC-DMIS & Polyworks software
  • Experience with Brown & Sharp "One" CMM and Romer Arm w/3D or similar
  • Solid knowledge of GD&T
  • Perform full dimensional layouts
  • Calibrate or coordinate calibration of EOL test fixtures, production gauges and calibrated equipment and record data in Calibration database (Recall V4)
  • Procure gauges as requested by various departments
  • Under minimal supervision, perform all responsible tasks necessary to operate, trouble shoot, service, adjust, and repair instrumentation and equipment supporting manufacturing processes
  • Perform and coordinate the timely execution of routine and non-routine calibration activities associated with current general methods and procedures on production and facility instrumentation
  • Evaluate and update calibration standard operating procedures
  • Suggest and implement improvements to existing standard operating procedures for calibration methods and systems
Qualifications for calibration technician
  • Must have a strong work ethic and demonstrate dependability and timeliness
  • Must be able to squat, bend, kneel, climb, and or reach for 75% of a shift
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and/or move about for 75% of a shift
  • AAS in engineering or construction technologies preferred along with 2+ years of experience in a similar position or 5+ years of field experience in the desired functional area
  • Requires the use of advanced shop mathematics, complicated drawings, specifications, charts, and adjustable measuring instruments
  • Must have knowledge of electronics, or a high school degree plus two-year technical college education
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Calibration Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of calibration technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for calibration technician
  • Ensure the calibration status of all measuring and critical manufacturing equipment
  • Verify the completion of calibration test records, check reports on calibration failures and ensure that calibration activities are performed in a professional and efficient manner to minimize equipment and/or line down time
  • Acts as the field lead for contracted calibration technicians and ensure their quality and productivity is consistently high
  • Communicate & coordinate with customers and stakeholders regarding schedule and impact of work being performed
  • Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations, the companies’ policies, procedures and guidelines ensure quality and compliance
  • Be a Power User in the applicable systems and roles assigned including
  • Participate in investigations as required
  • Manage documentation including
  • Act as an SME to less experienced personnel and provide leadership in absence of Supervisors
  • Assist management through change and transformation activities
Qualifications for calibration technician
  • Experience - Minimum four years’ experience working with electrical or mechanical systems
  • 2 to 3 years of related experience in electronics and/or a high school degree plus two year technical college education
  • Associates degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering Technology or another technical field experience in equipment maintenance and electronics preferred, but not necessary
  • Solid experience using Microsoft Office is necessary
  • Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to notice the details
  • 3 or more years of experience with calibration, inspection, measuring, and test equipment
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Calibration Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of calibration technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for calibration technician
  • Follow IAW provided procedures, company standards and/or customer requirements for inbound or returned equipment and outbound equipment orders
  • Perform stand-alone and network installations/de-installations per internal and external customer requirements, in-house and periodically on customer sites
  • Calibrate equipment using manual or automated procedures, with the ability to substitute standards to complete the calibration
  • Troubleshoot, repair and adjust units using schematics, repair manuals and controlled substitution
  • Assist customers as needed with basic operation and set-up of the unit
  • Assist with any specialized training needs
  • Maintain A2LA Cal Lab accreditation by preserving and improving operations
  • Maintain database for all on-site calibrartion equipment
  • Issue progress reports to direct manager
  • Prioritize and perform work according to recall system’s alert list or as assigned
Qualifications for calibration technician
  • PMEL experience is a desirable
  • ASQ CCT is desirable
  • High School degree or a General Education (GED) diploma is required
  • Proficiency with PC computer and all departmental software
  • Experience with scheduling/coordinator duties related to calibration operations desirable
  • Experience in wire bonding, wedge bonding, die bonding, and SMT soldering skills required
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Calibration Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of calibration technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for calibration technician
  • Perform maintenance for and support troubleshooting and repair of precision test equipment
  • Collect, compile, measure, summarize, and record data gathered during calibrations to prepare calibration reports and certificates
  • Identify out-of-tolerance conditions and perform corrective action via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors
  • Understanding of measurement errors and contributing factors that may result inaccurate measurements
  • Interact with other technicians, management, internal customers, equipment manufacturers, and vendors
  • Performing Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) on-site calibrations
  • Assisting with installations and deliveries as required
  • Providing superior customer service to all clients
  • Review calibration SOPs for accuracy during routine calibration or when new instrument is introduce into the calibation database
  • Perform commissioning/decommissioning, repair/replace and trouble-shooting of system instruments on Delta-V Foundation Field Bus/Device Net applications
Qualifications for calibration technician
  • Ability to troubleshoot to a component level, verify, and adjust assemblies as required
  • ASET technical degree
  • Military PMEL/TMDE Experience preferred
  • Highly organized with the ability to maintain proper record keeping including calibration documentation (certificates, inspection reports)
  • 2 year technical degree in Metrology or related field, professional certification (ISA- CCST, ASQ-CCT) or military educational program (PMEL)
  • Two years of college with A.A
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Calibration Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a calibration technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for calibration technician
  • Communication of work activity and status to the Electrical Engineer/EET on a regular basis
  • Keeping accurate and orderly files of work performed maintaining up-to-date history of all equipment under test
  • Performing any other duties as specified by the Electrical Engineer/EET
  • A tertiary qualification in engineering or science
  • Strong demonstrable skills in calibration laboratory procedures
  • Experience in the use of Guildline salinometers and Automated Oxygen Titration systems with proven delivery of high accuracy analyses
  • Extensive experience in the calibration of oceanographic instrumentation
  • Experience in multipoint calibration of oxygen Optode sensors
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of automated computer based data acquisition systems and databases for management of sensor data, sensor history and sensor specific calibration information
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment in a small dedicated team
Qualifications for calibration technician
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment
  • May require a small amount of overnight travel in support of company business
  • General warehouse and laboratory environment
  • Long periods of standing or sitting
  • This position will involve repetitive work utilizing a computer, keyboard, and mouse
  • The position will require frequent standing, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, walking, turning, and twisting

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