Calibration Engineer


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Location Cork
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
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Calibration Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-12087
Calibration Engineer

Job Purpose

To engineer and implement highly capable & effective manufacturing processes to meet business goals and objectives, in conjunction with providing technical/engineering maintenance & calibration support involved in delivering equipment/fixture type solutions that result in optimum manufacturing practices.


  • Maintains the Calibration Management System (CMS).
  • Create and maintain calibration work orders.
  • Track and trend equipment due and overdue.
  • Maintains calibration investigation forms and works closely with equipment owners and coordinators to ensure prompt closure.
  • Serves as a point of contact for internal customers.
  • To represent the calibration department within value streams, Compliance & Quality.
  • Engage with Value Streams, NPI, and Project teams as necessary on calibration related requirements
  • Creates and Maintains calibration records, logs and files.
  • Prepares, maintains and distributes calibration reports/metrics.
  • Gathers and prepare data in preparation for project needs.
  • Provides input to Equipment Suitability & Selection as needed from a Calibration management perspective.
  • Implements staffing plans to meet the needs of base business and projects.
  • Hires, Trains & Develops Calibration Technician’s & co-ordinators
  • Manages Calibration spend in line with approved budgets.
  • Manage Team Performance & Development through Performance Development coaching Process (PDC)
  • Manages Training Compliance in line with Site goals/targets for Calibration Team.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests and explaining procedures & system requirements.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, EEO regulations etc).
  • Develops work schedules for Calibration Team by assessing priorities, workload and resource management.
  • Manages all Purchase Orders & invoicing for Calibration suppliers & customers.
  • Leads by example by observing and complying with all safety rules and quality regulations, including QSR and ISO Standards.
  • Troubleshoots and solves problems requiring interpretation of procedures and practices. Creates or updates documentation as needed to resolve issues.
  • Creates or modifies equipment, schedule, and work records within the calibration management system.
  • Applies knowledge of technical concepts, from basic to complex, towards the resolution of manufacturing and/or research and development calibration tasks.
  • Supports team members in the Troubleshooting and problem solving where interpretation of procedures and practices is necessary. Analyzes situations or data to identify issues and trends.
  • Collects, compiles, measures, organizes and records data. Provides input to engineering, qualifications and validation studies and reports.
  • SME for Calibrations in all internal & external quality audits & support in same in the role as audit facing SME for the Site.


  • Ability to Lead/Manage teams (Calibration technicians & co-ordinators)
  • Good financial acumen as needed to manage Calibration budgets & Spending
  • Good Communication skills (Reporting on Monthly Metrics/Representing in Audits)
  • Influencing & Negotiation (Vendors and Internal Customers)
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making (Technical support to Cal Techs)
  • Candidates will need min 3-5 years relevant previous experience in a Calibration Team Lead role or equivalent
  • Qualification requirements – Level 8 in Physics/Instrumentation/Controls or equivalent technical qualification.

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Calibration Engineer

Laura Neary

Role Type Permanent
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