Senior Metrology Technician

Posted 2 years ago

Location: Site based in Bristol, Pennsylvania

Our client is a Forbes listed service provider to some of the largest businesses across all sectors globally including Life Sciences, Industrial, Logistics, Real Estate and Pharmaceuticals

This role is directly supporting a top 5 Pharmaceutical organisation in a well-established, technologically advanced facility working with cutting edge technology,

Excellent opportunities to progress internally within the business, and work within a world class team – you are truly making a difference and massive impact not only to the business but the world by working with these life changing products

The requirements of the Senior Metrology Technician:

  • You will have 4+ years of experience as either an Onsite/Multisite Engineer or Field Service Engineer holding senior responsibility working for the likes of Transcat, Trescal, Agilent, Perkin Elmer, Waters, PCI, JA King, ESSCO, Tektronix, Integrated Service Solutions, Cal Tec, Accurate Calibration Service, Fox Valley Calibrations, East Coast Metrology, or very similar company
  • You will have been responsible for instrumentation and control, installing, calibrating, maintaining, and repairing metrology equipment
  • You will have previous experince of mentoring at least 1 other person
  • Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) experience a big plus
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associates Degree (AA/AS) in scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees
  • Basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages
  • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills
  • Intermediate skills with Desktop publishing, Microsoft Office Suite and Online Help
  • Familiarity with ISO 17025 and Laboratory Accreditation

The role of Senior Metrology Technician

  • The purpose of this position is to calibrate and adjust equipment in lab or onsite in accordance with the customer and requirements; may assist in creating calibration procedures for new equipment
  • Calibrates inspections, measurements, and tests equipment in lab and onsite for accuracy in accordance with established calibration procedures; (e.g., Chemical, Electrical, Physical/Dimensional, Light/Color, Mass/Weight, Sound, Electrical, Pressure/Flow, Temperature, Force, Mass, Velocity, Torque & Volume, Time/Frequency equipment, systems, and controls)
  • As this is a Senior role you will have the responsibility of mentoring a junior member of the team and providing guidance too them
  • Performs calibrations for in lab and onsite locations following prescribed client procedures
  • Records data gathered during calibration within CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
  • Identifies and utilizes appropriate measurement procedures
  • Generates certificates of calibration and/or out of tolerance reports as required and in correct media appropriate to meet customer requirements
  • Maintains secondary or intrinsic and/or working calibration standards. Uses calibration software when required to expedite calibration times and to adjust calibration devices
  • Assists in maintaining laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


• Base Salary Circa: $80,000 – $90,000 (Depending on Experience)
• 401(K) Retirement Plan
• Healthcare
• Holidays

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Oliver today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499

You must have the right to work in the United States to be considered for this role.

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone would be good for this role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100.00 (o/e) of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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