Calibration Technician - Pirbright | Consult

Calibration Technician

Pirbright, Surrey


Permanent position to join a globally leading pharmaceutical company, ensuring calibrations are completed as per schedule and instrumentations are managed in-line with technical norms applicable to pharmaceutical industries. You will focus on continuous improvement to ensure compliance and assist the wider engineering group to avoid reactive breakdown, providing electrical/instrumentation and calibration tasks to a proactive and predictive environment.


  • Perform calibrations on time and before the instrument due date, support qualification procedes in line with the Maintenance programme and SOPs to meet GMP requirements
  • Assist with instrument/equipment lifecycle documentation for new and legacy systems and associated validation procedures
  • Ensure calibration master data is kept up to date and accurate to approved instrument CRAs
  • Initiate and progress change controls, deviations and CAPAs
  • Develop a maintenance programme for plant and lab equipment/indstumentation within CMX and SAP systems
  • Analyse calibration breakdowns and trends to determine root cause and appropriate short, middle, and long-term actions to improve efficiency
  • All data captured and recorded appropriately within the CMMS
  • Fault finding on industrial equipment, lab equipment, autoclaves and instrumentation
  • Calibration of instrument loops, chart recorders, and discrete devices
  • Minor alteration and installation work of instrumentation equipment
  • Training of other technicians – all new maintenance staff are trained and competent in all areas
  • Ensure spares are maintained, and are harmonised to reduce variability
  • Initiate deviation/CAPA within 2 working days of non conformance, complete all deviations within the agreed 30/45 day period
  • Proactively review P&ID, CRA, Master Data and working instructions, when required, initiate the documentation updates

About You

  • Maintenance/engineering background in the pharmaceutical, hospital or food industries
  • Excellent communication skills, articulating complex problems concisely and simply to a wide audience
  • Good IT skills working with a variety of standard working platforms and technical documentation and trends
  • The ability to formulate and clearly articulate ideas, and present and implement compelling cases for change and investment
  • Drive for results in terms of team delivery and personal output
  • Control system literate
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Megan Elliott Managed by Megan Elliott
South East
apply Posted - 05.01.2024

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