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Pipette and Certification Technician

Req ID #: 222291

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA
This job is located outside of your selected country / language. English (Canada)

About this job

Perform the calibration of laboratory pipettes and oversee pipette maintenance to ensure production standards are continuously met. Perform certifications of test containment equipment and associated components i.e. biological safety cabinets, isolators, fume hoods, and ISO classified cleanrooms in a cGMP environment.

Perform the calibration of laboratory pipettes and oversee pipette maintenance to ensure production standards are continuously met. Perform certifications of test containment equipment and associated components i.e. biological safety cabinets, isolators, fume hoods, and ISO classified cleanrooms in a cGMP environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Follow pre-set schedule to calibrate laboratory pipettes to ensure calibration standards and guidelines are met.
  • Enter data in validated computer systems and provide documentation in compliance with cGMPs
  • Coordinate upcoming calibrations with Operational departments and communicate required maintenance. Maintain pipette log in compliance with cGMPs
  • Provide various services regarding certification, smoke studies, maintenance, and repair of biological safety cabinets, and perform a variety of tests to verify the protective effectiveness of cabinets in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards (FDA, ISO 8655, ISO 14644-1, USP 800, USP 797 and IEST-RP-CC-006)
  • Verify biological safety cabinet HEPA filter integrity and measure air velocity, differential pressures, airborne particulate, visualization of airflow and directional airflow in the working environment and inside the cabinets.
  • Ability to perform ambient, florescent, ultra-violet light tests and noise level tests.
  • Make recommendations for preventative maintenance, replacement parts, and repairs.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for calibrations, certification methods, and all areas of responsibility. Responsible for documentation as required by company policy, cGMP, and FDA
  • Complete all work orders associated with the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program according to schedule and document maintenance in appropriate locations
  • Match all work orders to calibration/ certification sheets and verify work orders for accuracy.
  • Work in a cleanroom environment following standard operating procedures and training guidelines
  • Maintain up to date records of required cGMP internal trainings and knowledgeable of any external changes to NSF and ISO requirements regarding Biological Safety Cabinets and Clean Rooms
  • Perform off-hours alarm response when designated.
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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