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Specialist, Metrology

Location: 

Baltimore (Camden), MD, US, 21230


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.

I: Job Summary 

 

The Senior Metrology Specialist develops and evaluates calibration systems that measure characteristics of objects, substances, or phenomena, such as length, mass, time, temperature, electric current, luminous intensity, and derived units of physical or chemical measure: Identifies magnitude of error sources contributing to uncertainty of results to determine reliability of measurement process in quantitative terms. Redesign or adjust measurement capability to minimize errors. Develops calibration methods and techniques based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision requirements. Provides training to junior Metrologist. Use electronic and hard copy systems to maintain detailed records of calibrations and conduct metrology-related administration. This postiion is located in Baltimore, MD in our Bayview location.

 

II: Essential Functions

  • Displays Emergent Core Values of Respect, Commitment, Empowerment, Communication and Innovation continually
  • Coordinates and schedules calibration activities using the SAP Enterprise System.
  • Maintains detailed records of calibration activities.
  • Performs calibration and repairs of instrumentation necessary for maintaining production equipment, laboratory equipment and other auxiliary measurement systems.
  • Directs calibration activities of outside calibration vendors.
  • Analyze inspection, measuring, and testing equipment to determine the calibration requirements. Determine the functions to be verified and their specifications, the methods to be used and the measurement standards required.
  • Prepare and test new calibration procedures.
  • Analyze requirements for measurements standards and make recommendations.
  • Performs engineering and statistical analyses of the equipment and historical data to determine appropriate calibration intervals to meet reliability goals.  
  • Uses the SAP system to create purchase orders for metrology-related expenses and to track invoices to ensure timely payment of vendors.
  • Assists in qualification of equipment / facilities as needed.
  • Assists in programming, maintenance and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers and process/environmental monitoring systems.
  • With direction from management the Senior Metrology Technical Systems Specialist assist with the new equipment integration process.  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

 

III: Education, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline or High School diploma with 5-10 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
  • SAP experience strongly preferred
  • Must possess the ability to schedule many varied tasks and track them to completion.

 

IV. PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERISTICS

The physical/mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of

the job.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

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  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.