Lab Instrumentation Engineer (Temp-to-Perm) (V006)

  • Contract Duration: 12 months (Temp to Perm)
  • Research & Development
  • San Diego, CA (Onsite)

Website Lenox Executive Search

Job Description

Temp-to-Perm ONSITE Contract role. 3-5 years Pharmaceutical Lab experience required.

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Lab Instrumentation Engineer to fill an Temp-to-Perm contractual role with a global pharmaceutical company in San Diego, CA. Must have expereince with calibrations (Balances, Centrifuges, Incubators) and CMMS.

REQUIREMENTS for the Lab Instrumentation Engineer:

  • 3-5 years of experience in biotech / pharmaceutical lab instrumentation maintenance. Background as a manufacturer trained technician highly beneficial.
  • Associates degree and/or extensive experience preferred.
  • Experience with calibrations (balances, centrifuges, incubators)
  • Familiarity and knowledge of a variety of lab equipment including; washers and dispensers, centrifuges, evaporation systems, lyophilizers, vacuum pumps, plate readers, and incubators.
  • Working knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) & Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work with focus and attention to detail to ensure documentation of maintenance activities and record keeping is accurate
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple instrumentation service needs and timelines.
  • Mechanical aptitude, ability to work independently, detail oriented
  • Ability to explain maintenance activities clearly and explicitly, both verbal and written to instrumentation end users.
  • Possess strong customer service acumen
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs

RESPONSIBILITIES of the Lab Instrumentation Engineer:

  • Perform initial diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repairs on lab instrumentation malfunctions.
  • Communicate and troubleshoot lab instrumentation issues with end users and technical support personnel.
  • Perform manufacturer recommended preventative maintenance on lab instrumentation according to SOPs, work instructions, or technical bulletins.
  • Update preventative maintenance and certification schedules for instrumentation program.
  • Schedule and coordinate external vendor instrumentation service visits and repairs as needed.
  • Update end users within the CMMS instrumentation service order system with service details and schedules.
  • Update lab instrumentation database.
  • Work as team with scientific departments, EHS, Facilities, and Lab Services to ensure efficient and effective lab operations.
  • Assist in new instrumentation installation process from purchase approval through on-site operation.
  • Assist in the lab instrument/asset decommissioning process.
  • Update and reorder parts for on-site parts inventory program.
  • Coordinate lab equipment relocations within the laboratories
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