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Calibration Technician - Pharmaceutical

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Date Posted01 Sep 2020
Calibration Technician - Pharmaceutical - Milton Keynes

Leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilily have a contract requirement for an experienced Calibration Technician to work within the Engineering Team to carry out a programme of routine calibration tasks 

You will be responsible for the following:
  • Ensuring that all instrument recalibrations are performed in adherence to the calibration schedule.
  • Liaising with equipment owners to schedule planned recalibration tasks.
  • Accurately completing and submitting all documentation promptly.
  • Notifying the relevant personnel of any deviations or out-of-specifications.
  • Fault finding and repairing/replacing/configuring instrumentation
  • Responsible for ensuring that all planned recalibration works are scheduled and completed on time.

You will be required to ensure:
  • To ensure that the calibration tasks are conducted and records are maintained at a level which meets legal, regulatory and quality responsibilities.
  • Scheduling of tasks to meet the requirements of the job.
  • Reacting promptly to breakdowns or unscheduled tasks.
 Qualifications, skills and experience required:
  • GCSE English Language and maths or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of calibration procedures, in particular temperature, pressure, conductivity, relative humidity, level and flow.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Windows. Previous experience and good knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential.
 Key Personal Skills:
  • Methodical and accurate approach.
  • Enthusiasm and consistency.
  • Good communications skills.
  • The ability to work individually and as a member of a team.
  • Some supervisory experience would be advantageous.
 Key Experience:
  • Significant understanding of Engineering principles, practices and terminologies.
  • Previous experience of working in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)/PHARMACEUTICAL
  • Production environment is required.
  • Ability to diagnose faults with instrumentation and systems.
  • Previous experience of working with PLC-based process control systems and
  • Building Management Systems would be advantageous.
 Safety, Health and Environment:

All employees have a responsibility -
  • To co-operate with supervisors and managers to achieve a safe and healthy workplace and protect the environment.
  • To take reasonable care of themselves and those who may be affected by their actions or omissions.
  • To follow safe operating instructions and corporate SHE standards for all tasks and equipment.
  • To use the right tools and equipment specified for the task.
  • To use the correct personal protective equipment required.
  • To report any defects or workplace hazards to supervisors or managers immediately, and
  • To report all accidents, incidents, and near misses.


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