Posted 3 weeks ago

Scientific & Clinical Job Details

Senior Calibration Specialist

Job Code: #912
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $35.00 - $45.00/hour
Job Location: Melrose Park, IL

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Calibration Specialist

Pay:  $35.00 - $45.00/hour

Position Summary:  The Calibration Specialist is responsible for performing the calibration and repair of various instrumentation within the facility that is used for monitoring both Critical and Non-Critical process parameters related to various manufacturing and support functions used to determine Quality decisions. Will participate in the coordination of calibration activities in order to meet established Quality, regulatory and customer requirements.  Will provide mentoring of junior Metrology personnel.  

  • Calibrate / maintain process and analytical instrumentations according to site SOP’s.

  • Coordinate vendor calibrations for on-site or off-site calibration service.

  • Review and approve both vendor and internal calibration documents ensuring compliance to site standard operating procedures.

  • Maintain orderly, accurate, and accessible records of calibration maintenance and repairs performed on all instruments in compliance with cGMP/cGLP requirements.

  • Prepare / revise instrument calibration and preventive maintenance SOP’s for new and existing instruments.

  • Distribute monthly calibration schedules generated from the calibration data management system to Operation/Production Management and department supervisors.

  • Review the status of Metrology Standards to ensure proper operation and current calibration status.

  • Perform weekly review of the metrology area compliance to Site 5S standards,

  • Ensure the proper storage of metrology’s standards, tools, and other equipment are securely stored.

  • Maintain current equipment, manuals.

  • Assist supporting departments on the selection of new, replacement of test and measurement devices.

  • Determine, Develop and maintain spare calibrated instrumentation to support critical processes in the event of suspect performance.

  • Maintain Calibration files for ease of retrieving metrology documentation for audits and customer requests.

  • Assist in review and approval of but, not limited to, Metrology Work Orders, Out of Tolerance Evaluations, Equipment registration documentation.

  • Provide technical assistance when require for Deviation, CAPA, root cause analysis to complete investigations.

  • Act on behalf of Metrology Department Supervisor in their absence,


  • Minimum of a 2-year Associate’s Degree in Electronics, or Science related field or equivalent practical experience.

  • Must have five year of experience in a highly technical environment.

  • Preferred formal Military PMEL Training

  • Proficient in Statistical Analysis, Six-Sigma

  • Proficient interpersonal / communication, and technical writing skills.

  • Proficient Windows application software skills.

Additional Skills:

  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.

  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.

  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

  • Strong ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.