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PDS Tech Inc Calibration/Instrumentation Tech in Fenton, Missouri

PDS Technical is currently sourcing for a Calibration Technician

The Calibration Technician is responsible for the calibration of instruments and gauges including coordinating calibrations

with manufacturer’s representative and outside contractors. The incumbent is responsible for the repair and replacement of

faulty instruments will also be a part of this positions responsibilities along with fault analysis and resolution of issues with PLCs.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Update and maintain the calibration management system and hard copy files with up-to-date information of existing and facilities; this includes, the instrumentation and numbering program.

  • Provide diagnostics, repairs, and modification of industrial process control instrumentation.

  • Evaluate process instrumentation and develop calibration standards.

  • Program/configure microprocessor-based controllers and data loggers.

  • Collect and organize technical data from equipment manufacturers, equipment users, and company team members.

  • Assist with identification, purchase, and organization of spare parts as well as repair of replacement of calibrated instrumentation throughout the company including calibration and repair lab balances/scales.

  • Manage all outside calibration contractors and ensure contractors comply with company procedures and policies.

  • Assess necessity of outside calibration services.

  • Maintain the metrology lab utilizing NIST traceable standards.

  • Adhere to all cGMPs, compliance/ regulatory mandates, and quality requirements.

  • Identify and help implement continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet departmental and company objectives.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and fundamental operating principles of industrials instrumentation and systems.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Ability to effectively interact with scientists, engineers and production staff.

  • Ability to comply with cGMP Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and execute SOPs and instruction documents.

  • Ability to read and understand schematic drawing and P&IDs with proficient computer skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Associate’s degree in electronic, electrical, or mechanical field or equivalent experience.

  • Two (2) years’ electrical and calibration experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, or crouch, kneel, reach, push, pull, grasp, and feel.

Work Environment:

  • Sufficient noise to occasionally cause the individual to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.

  • Individual is in proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and exposures to chemicals.

  • Atmospheric conditions sometimes expose individual to dust, for which protective equipment is available.

  • Individuals may be required to wear respiratory devices that include but are not limited to: Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) which include half-face and full-face respirators, hooded powered air purifying respirators.

  • Responsible for the calibration of instruments and gauges including coordinating calibrations with manufacturer’s representative and outside contractors. The incumbent is responsible for the repair and replacement of faulty instruments will also be a part of this positions responsibilities along with fault analysis and resolution of issues with PLCs.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Update and maintain the calibration management system and hard copy files with up-to-date information of existing and facilities; this includes, the instrumentation and numbering program.

  • Provide diagnostics, repairs, and modification of industrial process control instrumentation.

  • Evaluate process instrumentation and develop calibration standards.

  • Program/configure microprocessor-based controllers and data loggers.

  • Collect and organize technical data from equipment manufacturers, equipment users, and company team members.

  • Assist with identification, purchase, and organization of spare parts as well as repair of replacement of calibrated instrumentation throughout the company including calibration and repair lab balances/scales.

  • Manage all outside calibration contractors and ensure contractors comply with company procedures and policies.

  • Assess necessity of outside calibration services.

  • Maintain the metrology lab utilizing NIST traceable standards.

  • Adhere to all cGMPs, compliance/ regulatory mandates, and quality requirements.

  • Identify and help implement continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet departmental and company objectives.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and fundamental operating principles of industrials instrumentation and systems.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Ability to effectively interact with scientists, engineers and production staff.

  • Ability to comply with cGMP Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and execute SOPs and instruction documents.

  • Ability to read and understand schematic drawing and P&IDs with proficient computer skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Associate’s degree in electronic, electrical, or mechanical field or equivalent experience.

  • Two (2) years’ electrical and calibration experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, or crouch, kneel, reach, push, pull, grasp, and feel.

Work Environment:

  • Sufficient noise to occasionally cause the individual to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.

  • Individual is in proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and exposures to chemicals.

  • Atmospheric conditions sometimes expose individual to dust, for which protective equipment is available.

  • Individuals may be required to wear respiratory devices that include but are not limited to: Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) which include half-face and full-face respirators, hooded powered air purifying respirators.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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