Metrology Associate

Posting Date 1 month ago(10/21/2020 10:06 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Pittsburgh PA United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Myosite Inc.


Cook MyoSite, Inc. is on a mission to make regenerative medicine a part of everyday medicine. We’re investigating our core technology, autologous muscle-derived cells, for the potential treatment of several muscle-related disorders. We at Cook MyoSite have the potential to make a difference in the lives of countless people around the world, and we also have the potential to make a difference in yours. Joining our team is an opportunity to ignite your passion, grow your potential, and define your purpose. If you’re curious, motivated by helping others, and driven by integrity, we invite you to apply.


The Metrology Associate at Cook MyoSite supports company operations by monitoring and controlling laboratory equipment and production related utilities, as well as assisting with facility related aspects of equipment and the quality system.


• Perform the proper receiving, tracking and storing of purchased equipment

• Organize and maintain a calibration schedule for equipment

• Ensure that all measuring and test equipment used is registered, assigned and marked with a unique internal equipment number for identification

• Organize files and maintain all laboratory equipment and facility records

• Maintain a calibration schedule utilizing calibration database software

• Perform internal audits specific to the equipment facility departments to ensure compliance

• Perform in-house calibration including general-purpose test equipment, industrial equipment and laboratory equipment

• Ensure vendors (equipment and facility) maintain the facility and laboratory equipment as it relates to the specific service being provided

• Escort and oversee vendors throughout the facility and in the manufacturing suite

• Assist in maintaining all equipment and facility procedures and specifications

• Provide assistance in the organization and maintaining a preventive maintenance schedule for utilities that impact the facility and assist in monitoring alert systems to ensure facilities and equipment operates within defined specifications

• Promotes GLP/cGMP environment and follows procedural guidelines.

• Understand and maintain up-to-date knowledge of lab equipment 


• GED or high school diploma required. At least 2 years of previous experience with laboratory equipment in a manufacturing facility

• Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in metrology, calibration, or maintenance at a regulated GMP manufacturer

• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software, and other general office equipment

• Basic understanding of cGMP, 21 CFR Part 11, and related regulations associated with Bio/Pharmaceutical product manufacturing

• Thorough understanding of laboratory equipment

• Strong critical/logical thinking in addition to strong planning and organizational skills

• Must have effective oral and written communication skills

• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision


Physical Requirements:

• Maintenance Setting: General office, warehouse and laboratory setting with potential (limited) exposure to hazardous chemicals and/or harsh disinfectants while in BioSafety Level II.

• Ability to conduct and hear ordinary conversation and telephone communication.

• Must be able to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended work hours and/or extra work hours, sometimes on short notice as required.

• Ability to work under specific time constraints.

• Must be able to sit at desk, in meetings and/or work on a computer for long or extended periods of time.

• Visual and manual acuity for working with computers and equipment.

• Ability to spend majority of day standing in warehouse setting for extended periods of time, and at times work within confined areas.

• Physically capable of standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing steps and ladders, reaching, twisting and bending on occasion with or without reasonable accommodations.

• Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

• Must be capable of performing PPE gowning procedures on a frequent basis to enter BioSafety Level II including but not limited to safety glasses, lab coat, gloves, specialized clothing including laboratory scrubs (pants and shirt), appropriate shoes, and facial mask (if required) on a regular basis.


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