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Instrument Technician
Ref No.: 15-00576
Location: Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/23/2015
The Instrument Technician is responsible for supporting the calibration, design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the instruments, controls and related systems typical to the manufacture of vaccines in order to maintain a GMP-compliant site. This position reports to and supports the Deputy Director of Metrology who is ultimately responsible to maintain current calibration of and ensure the efficient, effective and reliable operation of all instruments on site. This position will have interactions with Maintenance, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), Engineering, Outside Contractors/Consultants, Industrial Operations and Research & Development departments.

The Instrument Technician is preferred to have considerable experience and knowledge including but not limited to the following:

Calibration, installation, trouble-shooting and repair of temperature, pressure, speed, level, conductivity, pH, chlorine, dissolved oxygen, oxidation reduction potential and turbidity measurement, control and recording systems.
Proper handling and use of required standards and tools
Instrument/machine/PLC interface and associated protocols
Basic electrical control systems
Schematics and the ability to read blueprints
Industrial safety programs including Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
CMMS systems to record and track calibrations and repairs (ProCal and SAP preferred)


High School Diploma or GED is required.


Minimum of five (5) years' experience in instrument trade.