Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Distribution Practice (GDP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  3. United States
Hunt Valley, USA
Posting date: 29 Aug 2023

Proclinical is seeking a Metrologist for a leading pharmaceutical company located in Hunt Valley, MD.

The Metrologist will be a member of the Quality Control team supporting the pharmaceutical laboratories. This individual will maintain chromatography instrumentation in a validated state, perform assessment, troubleshooting, and repair.

Must be eligible to work in the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the maintenance and calibration of all laboratory equipment utilizing the calibration manager for scheduling.
  • Calibration and qualification of laboratory equipment.
  • Provide technical support to the laboratory, including knowledge of equipment, installation, and optimization of equipment, troubleshooting problems, and repair of instrumentation.
  • Provide training to laboratory employees on the use of analytical equipment.
  • Writing protocols, procedures, test methods, and memorandums.
  • Revision of SOP's, specifically adding or revising the calibration and/or qualified procedures.
  • Provide technical support during audits or audit responses.
  • Assist other departments with technical problems.
  • Contact Technical Support for instrument problems or for installation and operation questions.
  • Utilize Kaye Lab Watch Monitoring System to monitor the temperature and humidity of the Stability Chambers.
  • Assist laboratory with analytical or method development.
  • Order parts or supplies related to the repair, maintenance, and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Review and sign vendor-performed qualifications.
  • Research major equipment purchases to ensure that the equipment met user requirements.
  • Order analytical laboratory equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in the sciences, or equivalent combination of education, training and professional experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • 5 years of experience as a chemist preferred.
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish good working relationships with other departments, including vendors, colleagues, and subordinates.
  • Demonstrates the appropriate technical knowledge necessary to make sound decisions on development issues with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze data and information and assess and resolve complex problems/issues as required.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow all applicable SOPs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience with electronic Quality Management Systems such as MasterControl and Trackwise.
  • Demonstrate solid understanding/ability to acquire the appropriate knowledge from resources on the current federal, local, and international regulations regarding the production, testing, and release of drug substances and products.
  • Good understanding of cGMPs, industry, and regulatory standards and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Teams, Outlook, etc.
  • Demonstrate the ability to portray the appropriate level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with management, staff, regulators, and client representatives in written and verbal formats.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete tasks accurately and according to established and shifting timelines.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make quality scheduling, resource allocation, and priorities decisions.
  • Energetic, execution-focused, self-motivated, and organized individual who is accustomed to working in a deadline-focused, high-pressure entrepreneurial environment.
  • Results-oriented and efficient.
  • Creative and open-minded who fosters an environment in which sharing of ideas is encouraged.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work closely with a diverse customer and employee base (internally and externally).
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Must communicate fluently in English and have legible handwriting.
  • Ability to travel between and within facilities to visit staff, operations, and projects, as needed.
  • Ability to sit, stand, climb stairs, and climb ladders to mezzanines (when necessary).
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on occasion.
  • Ability to use PPE (safety shoes, goggles, respirators, gloves, etc. when necessary).

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jessika Rodriguez at +(1) 617-391-0929 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.