Calibration Specialist

  • Location: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #661

Job Title: Calibration Specialist 

Job Description: Element Staffing is recruiting for a Calibration Specialist for a pharmaceutical company in Houston, TX. The Calibration Specialist will support the equipment calibration programs, in accordance with applicable regulatory guidelines, manufacturer’s specifications and client’s specifications. 


  • Documents, reviews, and audits calibration/maintenance/repair activities of laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains calibration/maintenance schedules to keep the Calibration Program up-to-date.
  • Completes all work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with cGMP and GLP requirements.
  • Maintains and archives calibration/maintenance/service records.
  • Assists in the installation, operation, and performance qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) of laboratory instruments.
  • Records and reports out-of-tolerance results and any other instrument-related issues to the manager and performs corrective actions as directed.
  • Arranges for vendor service when necessary and ordering certified standards/parts requested.
  • Maintains inventory and researches options on prices and availability of parts.
  • Works closely with users and external groups to help operate and develop techniques that will meet the needs of the user community.
  • Participates in writing SOPs, protocols, and instrument validation plans.
  • Aids in laboratory investigations due to instrument-related issues when needed.
  • Perform and support the transfer and implementation of analytical equipment
  • Calibrates/verifies/qualifies and performs preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment which include, but is not limited to, HPLC, UPLC, UV/Vis, GC, dissolution, FTIR, particle size analyzers, etc.
  • Inspects, evaluates, troubleshoots, and repairs laboratory equipment when problems arise.
  • Installs/re-installs, disassembles, cleans and makes necessary modifications to various instruments.

Years of Experience: 1-3+ years
Education: AS/BS Degree in Life Science or related
Shift/Travel: M-F, days
Compensation: $22.00/hr
Assignment Type: Contract to Hire
Location: Houston, TX

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