Calibration Maintenance Tech

Job Description
Plan and perform work to calibrate, troubleshoot, and/or repair a variety of Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE), using knowledge of mathematics, mechanical and physical properties, electronic theory and electronic M&TE. These duties require judging the quality and operation of M&TE and include recommending (a) procurement of calibration standards and ancillary equipment, (b) calibration periods, (c) calibration techniques and (d) disposal of outdated equipment.

Major Accountabilities:
. Calibrate M&TE in order to ensure compliance with published specifications.
. Maintain primary and secondary calibration standards.
. Collect, compile, measure, summarize, and record data gathered during calibration.
. Analyze measurement data for identifying abnormalities, trends, and/or predicting future values.
. Identify M&TE out of tolerance conditions and perform corrective action via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors, etc.
. Identify and correct measurement errors, as applicable.
. Prepare calibration reports and certificates.
. Ability to write and implement SOP's and PM procedures.
. Ability to handle increasingly complex assignments.
. Recommend M&TE for use in measurement applications.
. Adapt existing calibration equipment, standards, and techniques to accomplish unique measurements tasks for which they are not principally used.
. Train subordinates in calibration concepts and procedures.
. Perform laboratory housekeeping.
. Provide technical advice to other departments of the organization.
. Regular and punctual attendance.
. Demonstrate good customer relations skills

Key Performance Indicators:
• On-Time monthly calibration completion percentage
• Rework percentage
• Overtime worked against plan
•Internal/External Audit Results
• Manufacturing Non-Conformances

EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements High School / GED. Trade school or formal technical training. Desired: Technical school or military (PMEL) training.

Minimum 3 years experience. Prefer: 5 - 7 years total industrial experience in specified skill area. Exposure to highly automated/technical equipment. Desired: 5 - 7 years specific pharmaceutical experience. ASQ Certified Calibration Technician

Ability to read write and communicate in English

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