Metrology Lab Equipment Specialist Athlone

// Full Time // €43,000 - €45,000
  • Production Manufacturing


Metrology / Lab Equipment Specialist Athlone

Cpl are working with one of our long serving client partners to support then with the recruitment of a Metrology / Laboratory Equipment Specialist.

This is a full-time perm role to join a team of high perform Lab professionals in an established Pharma Proprietary Drug and CMO manufacturing site in Athlone

The role itself is open due to an internal promotion and it offers and excellent career path and professional development

The hiring Manager is now keen to review applications for a permanent Full-time role of QC Specialist / Calibration and Maintenance within the Quality Control Department.

As the Lab Equipment and Metrology Specialist, your role will be based within the QC laboratory support group covering areas for laboratory equipment, metrology, calibration, and maintenance activities.

Reporting to the Laboratory Automation Manager the successful Metrology Equipment Specialist will be responsible for the following:


You will have ownership for the Coordination and Scheduling of all calibration and maintenance contracts & activities for laboratory equipment in QC & Micro laboratories

As the Metrology specialist, you are responsible for the execution of calibration and maintenance tasks as required per procedures

The Lab Equipment Specialist will review vendor calibration and maintenance records and supervision of vendors when onsite.

A key part of your role will be to develop relationships and partnerships with the approved equipment vendors and the role requires a high level of communication skills

You will be responsible for troubleshooting, tracking and remediation of laboratory equipment issues

The Metrology Equipment Specialist is responsible for maintaining calibration / maintenance vendor approval processes for QC laboratory in conjunction with relevant QA function

You will undertake Performing periodic review of laboratory systems

The Lab Equipment specialist is responsible for writing of Protocols and Procedures as required and periodic review of existing SOPs

Continuous assessment of USP and EP regarding laboratory equipment calibration requirements

You will Identify new systems and / or develop existing systems with a view to increase compliance and / or increase efficiencies with Laboratory services

Accurate and timely recording of all information pertinent to the task being performed

To maintain a high standard of GMP / GLP


The ideal candidate for this role will have 2 -3 years of proven Metrology and Laboratory Equipment experience as well as –

BSc in a science/engineering related discipline with minimum 4 years experience in a GMP pharmaceutical regulated work environment.

Metrology experience in maintaining calibration/maintenance schedules

Experience in driving process improvements

Experience in laboratory equipment troubleshooting

Understanding of USP and EP requirements and guidelines for equipment calibration

Experience in writing and updating SOPs

Be able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and respond positively to changes when working in a dynamic environment

If you are interested in an exciting new career opportunity with a company who genuinely prides itself on the long-term development of their staff and who are extremely proud of their staff retention and internal promotion record, then please send me your most up to date CV and I will review and respond to you within 24 hours.

This role is 100% open, live and ready to go with full budget sign off and the hiring manager will review CVs and provide feedback within approx 48 hours.

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Job Overview

  • JO-2201-483463
  • Shane Gleeson
  • January 13, 2022
  • €43,000 - €45,000
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