Calibration lead




Chennai, India


Position summary

6-9 yrs. of experience with practical experience in calibration of Analytical and process instruments/equipment

Knowledge of the following is required:

  • Operation and calibration of various analytical equipments like HPLC, GC, UPLC, LCMS/MS, GCMS/MS, ICPMS, Balances, pH meters, KF etc.,
  • Expertise in Empower3 application
  • Calibration procedures, tools and processes
  • Calibration database systems like Blue Mountain and EAMS will be an added advantage
  • Experience in establishing SOP’s
  • Knowledge on metrological standards and investigations through Trackwise
  • Operation and calibration of Standard instruments
  • Regulatory Guidelines for GMP and documentation review skills
  • Effective problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent Interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Expertise in reviewing the chromatograms of HPLC,UPLC,GC &ICP-MS and calibration data.


  • To lead the team of 2-3 members for managing the calibration of various analytical equipments typically used in the Pharmaceutical industry as per the SOP.
  • Plan and coordinate with the external vendors performing calibration and maintenance activities onsite/offsite.
  • Review, Archive and maintain the calibration records.
  • Investigate the out of tolerance results during the calibration through Trackwise.
  • Order and maintain the standard solutions and standard instruments required for the calibration.
  • Ensure inspection readiness in calibration across the laboratories Publish metrics reports on calibration, on-time performance and alert on open issues.
  • Prepare and maintain the calibration and maintenance schedules for instruments  and ensure the state of calibration is valid
  • Develop, implement and maintain calibration procedures for new equipment and Provide the support for OQ/PQ during qualifications
  • Provide support to the site in reviewing the potential product impact due to an out of tolerance conditions during calibration
  • Provides expert support for troubleshooting during calibration and maintenance
  • Provide technical guidance and support of new projects in specifying new instruments and calibration methods for new instruments
  • As requested, present and support the calibration program during internal and external audits.
  • Perform routine field inspections of calibration status labelling to ensure compliance


https://B.Pharm/MPharm/MSC chemistry

BE (Electronics, instrumentaiton)

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

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