Posted to MedZilla on 5/23/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, Calibration Technician - Nights SR0033936-MZ



  • Follow sequence of testing from calibration procedures for instruments and equipment and ensure all tasks are performed in compliance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepare technical reports, perform trending on equipment and processes, and determine acceptability of product and processes based on data analysis and specification.
  • Assist with outside audits for vendors in contract calibration laboratories.
  • Create and maintain equipment file for each piece test/manufacturing equipment requiring calibration.
  • Set up standards and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate, and calibrate other instruments and test equipment.
  • Assist engineers in evaluation plans and procedures, to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment.
  • Investigate failures and instruments that are out of tolerance, and determine acceptability of product and processes. Assist in the preparation of documentation of investigation findings.
  • Assists with development and implementation of technically defensible calibration procedures and new instruments being considered at the Facility.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers with the concept that metrology is a service provider to the customer.
  • Coordinates the assigned activities and schedules of calibrations throughout the facility, including routine and non-routine work.
  • Works with minimum supervision and makes scientific judgments related to instrumentation problem solving.
  • Must have knowledge of Metrology concepts, including accuracy, precision and uncertainty. Must be able to deal with moderately complex processes.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills with the ability to interface and influence personnel of all levels and participate effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Reads and understands P&IDs and advanced understanding of instrumentation, process and controls.
  • Must have basic knowledge of PLC and digital based control systems and their instrumentation interfaces.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and demonstrate judgments and initiative in problem resolution.
  • Must have solid mathematical skills.
  • Must be able to plan and complete assigned activities on time.
  • Strong professional writing skills.
  • Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 0-6 years of experience in calibration in combination with education.
  • Associate degree or other technical training preferred but not required.

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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