Metrology Technician

Metrologists use very precise measurements in science and industry to make sure that processes and products meet high standards.

Metrology Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Metrology Technician to join our team.


  • Assist with operational and performance qualifications of calibrated equipment;
  • Maintain and control a list of all calibrated equipment;
  • Manage contracted services;
  • Assign recalibration and equipment performance interval dates;
  • Support quality and production systems;
  • Remove and rectify equipment out of tolerance;
  • Lead and administrate the Metrology Department;
  • Support selection and installation of calibration management software;
  • Ensure compliance to cGMP, regulatory regulations and Novartis global and local policy for laboratory equipment;
  • Responsible for maintaining the calibration schedule for all equipment and instruments on site;
  • Ensure communication flow in the Analytical Service team and with all individual involved in the process unit;
  • Responsible for performing all assigned activities within budget and schedule constraints;
  • Facilitate instrumentation calibration/qualification with external vendors, internal and/or external resources and local system owners;
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance, diagnostics and repair in a cGMP regulated environment;
  • Ensure compliance to cGMP, regulatory regulations and Novartis global and local policy for equipment.


  • Should possess a superior knowledge of the Fluke Calibration MET/TEAM Test Equipment Asset Management Software;
  • Specific calibration and metrology training as provided in a technical school, junior college or military curriculum;
  • Familiarity with ISO 17025 preferred;
  • 3-5 years of experience in related field preferred;
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical institution preferred.