Metrologist I


Whippany, NJ


Metrologist I


Responsible for routine calibration for all Laboratory instrumentation. Ensures all instrumentation meets specifications and is properly calibrated.


  • Performs routine calibration of the instruments according to the SOPs.
  • Ensure calibrated condition of all measurement instruments and measuring devices are operational, reliable and within regulatory compliance. Participate in trouble-shooting process.
  • Maintain a state of cGMP Compliance in all activities.
  • Act as calibration SME for laboratory instruments.
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • Develop and/or revise calibration procedures and standard operating procedures.
  • Review calibration procedures and ensure compliance (vendor’s & internal) and accuracy.
  • Maintain Calibration technicians’ training records (obtain from vendors).
  • Contact vendor to request services if internally the problems cannot be resolved
  • Create the logbooks for maintenance / calibration and special projects
  • Archive the calibration records as per the company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required
  • Report on metrics and appropriately document service on instruments.
  • Escort vendors on-site to perform maintenance activities on instruments on contract.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrate computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft office software, Trackwise and other data acquisition systems utilized at QC lab.
  • Strong organizational skills desired.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including effective listening.
  • Technical ability to problem solve and troubleshoot equipment systems in a pharmaceutical environment, including but not limited to: HPLCs, UPLCs, GCs, Polarimeter, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, FT-IR, Karl Fisher, Stability Chamber, TOCs, Dissolution and Disintegration apparatus, particle size analyzer, melting point apparatus, balance, pH meter and other laboratory equipment.
  • Flexibility to work outside of business hours, should issues arise
  • Knowledge of Quality systems.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder
  • Must be able to move about the facility
  • Must be able to move in confined spaces


Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering field.


Minimum of three (3) year experience in a pharmaceutical analytical laboratory.

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