Senior Specialist Global Lab Metrology - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Waterford
  • Permanent
  • 19th October 2023
  • €63,000
  • Ref ID: #39071

Job Description

  • Location: Waterford
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #39071
  • Salary: €63,000

Senior Specialist Global Lab Metrology/ Waterford

Osborne Tech & Eng. Division is currently recruiting for a Senior Specialist Global Lab Metrology Based in Waterford  to join an innovative and progressive company organisation in . This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company. If you are an innovative individual and want to join likeminded highly innovative people and progressive team this job is for you.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Permanent position
  • Salary €63-67K DOE
  • Full benefits package
  • Hybrid position – Not just a remote position – may need to come on site at times to do things with instruments in labs and create documentation. Required at least 2 days on-site.
  • Location: Waterford

Ideal Candidate would have:

  • 5 – 8 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Science or other related
  • Preferably pharma/ medical device background

Job Summary:
The Senior Specialist, Metrology Global Laboratory is responsible for overseeing global site laboratory equipment harmonization and qualification programs. This involves strong collaboration with other functions such as D&T and Quality as well as with Company's Data Integrity Program Lead. In addition, this is supporting all global site laboratories with facility projects such as laboratory renovations, expansions and building of new laboratories.


  • SME Support and global alignment of
  • Procurement of new Equipment and Technology
  • Annual Installation Qualifications and Calibrations
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairs
  • Lab Instrument asset management and life cycle
  • Collaborate with all functional groups including onsite contractors to ensure Lab timelines and due dates are met
  • Collaborate with other functional groups to maintain, expand and improve Laboratory facilities
  • Drive equipment harmonization process across global laboratories
  • Assist with yearly budget preparation
  • Provide reporting for global Lab instrument CAPEX
  • Author, review and approve controlled instrument documents such as investigations, work instructions, and standard operating procedures
  • Review and approve documents generated in support of instrument quality program
  • Collaborate with vendors/suppliers to ensure equipment needs within global site laboratories are communicated and implemented
  • Assist and participate in audits
  • Keep current with new technologies and cGMP regulations. 
  • Evaluate, implement and manage equipment utilization and capacity system to determine risks and evaluate replacements/upgrades
  • Work with vendors to drive process improvements, timely schedule of deliverables
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs
  • Supporting manager in deployment of new technologies for the labs
  • Procurement of the equipment, preparing documents, installing equipment, teaching people how to use the equipment
  • Creating protocol reports and processes
  • Assist and participate in finding new technologies
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers regarding equipment
  • Aware and has experience in maintenance in working with electrical instruments and carrying out repairs
  • Ability to troubleshoot and implement solutions
  • Knowledge of calibration in metrology
  • Local and global standards and requirements knowledge


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Science or other related field or equivalent education/experience
  • Experience: 5-8 years of experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in the use, maintenance, and repair on analytical instrumentation 
  • Knowledge of calibration accuracy testing requirements and metrology. 
  • Understanding of regulatory guidelines such as ISO, USP and GMP
  • Experience in SAP ERP systems
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical related field with experience in a laboratory setting 
  • Demonstrated strong project and people management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Experienced user of Master Control Document Management System
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to comply with all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description

For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Denis O'Callaghan or email [email protected]
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search.
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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456