Associate Specialist, Metrology Technical Systems

Baltimore (Camden), MD, US
Nov 13, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


The Associate Specialist Metrology Technical Systems is responsible the execution of the metrology functions required to support the facility and process equipment at the Baltimore fill/finish facility. Perform calibrations and schedule vendor calibrations of instrumentation and equipment. Repair and troubleshoot electronics and instrumentation as well as other equipment as able.

  • Designs, develops, implements and maintains calibration processes and procedures for new and existing equipment and instrumentation and train key personnel on proper use.
  • Coordinates and performs calibration of instrumentation necessary for maintaining production equipment, laboratory equipment and other auxiliary measurement systems.
  • Maintains detailed calibration record.
  • Coordinates outside calibration activities with vendors.
  • Assists in qualification of equipment / facilities as needed.
  • Researches new technologies and procedures to enhance production and performs engineering design evaluations.
  • Applies engineering principles to generate solutions to problems.
  • Assists in programming, maintenance and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers and process/environmental monitoring systems.
  • Established procedures with some supervision.
  • Possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering / related discipline with 1-2 years' experience or High School diploma with 4-6 years' experience
  • Experience in industrial/pharmaceutical metrology setting preferred
  • Basic knowledge of electronics and instrumentation systems required
  • Detailed knowledge of calibration procedures and basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers is preferred
  • Must possess the ability to schedule a large quantity of varied tasks and track them to completion.

  • There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • This information is available upon request from the candidate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

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