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Metrology Engineer

Company: Planet Pharma
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


This position is for a Metrology Engineer. Candidate must posses the ability to design, install and validate multiple and complex calibration and measurement systems with minimal supervision.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record in the design, development, evaluation and testing of instrumentation systems and will be a recognized expert in the field of pharmaceutical metrology. Additionally, the candidate will possess the ability to interact with various departments/teams and other Amgen sites to implement a global calibration control program. The candidate will also apply statistical process control, mathematical, physical science and advanced engineering tools and technologies to accomplish various metrology engineering objectives. Furthermore, the candidate will prepare and deliver effective periodic briefings, presentations, and technical papers for company management, industry conferences, and other associated publications. Specific experience with multiple measurement disciplines in areas such as Pneumatic/Hydraulic Pressure and Electronics (AC/DC) is required.


  • Prepare calibration procedures/job plans and associated training materials.

  • Perform measurement uncertainty analysis for primary/working standards and process instrumentation.

  • Perform Vendor Quality Audits of calibration service suppliers and oversee vendor quality issues.

  • Interface with Corporate Facilities Team regarding CMMS calibration issues.

  • Own and develop Global Calibration Control Program SOP and associated training material.

  • Serve as technical expert regarding calibration issues during regulatory inspections.

  • Provides technical consultation to others pertaining to measurement problems and leads technical project teams.

  • Lead deviation investigations related to measurement standards. Conduct reverse traceability assessments. Implement corrective and preventative action plans pertaining to calibration and measurement issues. 9.

  • Establish measurement traceability of laboratory standards and ensure that their processes are in a state of statistical control.

  • Conduct engineering/performance assessment for new technology in support of standards, manufacturing, process development, and research equipment



At least three years experience in metrology engineering at a large company primary standards laboratory level or comparable related technical activities, including application of advanced measurement engineering principles and technology related to highly complex technical assignments.


Bachelor of Science degree or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics with a minimum of three years engineering experience in pharmaceutical or electro-mechanical metrology (or other related fields).

Keywords: Planet Pharma, Thousand Oaks , Metrology Engineer, Other , Thousand Oaks, California

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