Senior Engineer, Metrology

Lake County, IL
Oct 12, 2018
Engineering, Science/R&D
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
An engineering professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to complete assignments related to a specific technical field or discipline. A Senior Engineer has general knowledge of other related disciplines beyond their own area of expertise. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record in the design, development, and evaluation and testing of instrumentation systems. Be a recognized expert in the field of calibration and metrology. Specific experience with multiple measurement disciplines in areas such as electrical, vacuum/pressure, optics, mass, temperature, liquid/gas flow and other technologies is required.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction in mathematical and diagram forms. Deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Develop Global Calibration Control Program SOP and associated training material.
  • S erve as technical expert with regard to calibration issues during regulatory inspections.
  • Provides technical consultation to others pertaining to measurement problems and leads technical project teams.
  • Responsibilities of this engineering grade level inherently include and expand upon the responsibilities established for lower engineering grade levels.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Independently plans and conducts small- to medium-size assigned projects within engineering specialty requiring conventional types of plans, investigations, and/or equipment.
  • Manages multiple, often concurrent, projects and meets deadlines. Responsible for achieving the project's financial targets in support of business objectives.
  • Produces unique and cost-effective results. Establishes alternate use possibilities and incorporates flexibility; balances system costs with benefits provided; oversees design work of internal and external consultants, Creates/modified designs for intermediate problems. Integrates financial with technical data.
  • Analyzes complex interdisciplinary problems and identifies their impact; establishes probabilities; draws conclusions reflecting broad business needs.
  • Identifies full range of customer/client needs and proposes solutions to address them; makes alterations in products or services to better meet (recognized or unrecognized) customer need. Monitors the improvement of other engineer and may participate in the evaluation of assigned staff/project team members and in the identification of development needs. May supervise other engineers or technicians.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, science, or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence, with a desired 5+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience.
  • Has demonstrated competency within a discipline.
  • Possesses a strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Works on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors
  • Interacts well with diverse groups within engineering and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators.
  • Listens to and understands others' points of view and articulates tactfully and respectfully one's own perspective orally, in writing, and in presentations.
  • Works well with other engineers in a collaborative, fast-paced goal-driven environment.
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences.
  • Has a technical background in health care, medical devices, pharmaceutical, biologics, or similar industries (preferred).
  • Previous Metrology support of both pharmaceutical manufacturing and R&D areas.

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