Metrology Coordinator

Durham, North Carolina, United States Full-time

Position Title: Metrology Coordinator
Job Location(s): Durham, NC
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Full Time
Starting Salary Range: Competitive
Job Requisition #: 18046

Cambrex ( is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented individual to join our team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality. We are currently accepting resumes.

This role will support scheduling, tracking, and performance of work for the Metrology, Facilities, Validation, and Analytical Laboratory groups. The position will facilitate the accurate and timely scheduling of scheduled and on-demand instrument/equipment work events, as well as on-boarding of new equipment, processing requests for change, and managing any deviations (OOTs).


  • Enter calibration, maintenance and/or validation events into the calibration database in an accurate & timely manner (w/ strong attention to detail) - Maintain calibration database for real-time accuracy
  • Coordinate portable equipment (new and existing) coming into the Metrology department to ensure timely completion of work
  • Obtain service quotes and scheduling offsite/onsite vendor calibrations
  • Provide support/guidance to business owners regarding on-boarding of new equipment into the calibration management system database
  • Generate required documentation for new and existing instruments
  • Review vendor calibration documentation and events
  • Enter deviations/Out of Tolerance into deviation management system
  • Effectively demonstrate an understanding of cGMP’s & how they apply to job-specific responsibilities
  • Follow accurate oral and written procedures in performance of departmental tasks
  • Stay up-to-date on required training for all procedures associated with the position
  • Adhere to all site safety procedures and guidelines



  • Associate’s degree (or higher) education; preferably in a related healthcare or technical discipline. Associated military training may be considered in lieu of post high school educational requirement (i.e. associated PMEL training)
  • Experience working in a team environment; with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to utilize electronic systems/databases effectively and efficiently
  • Proven ability to plan, coordinate, and expedite work projects
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, within all levels of an organization
  • Proven ability to understand and execute established written instructions is essential
  • Must be able to effectively research information outside of current knowledge base
  • Requires the ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions based on sound technical understanding of the process and equipment
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, motivated and productive; with very strong attention to detail
  • Strong experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong Math, Reading, Writing and Analytical thinking skills are necessary


  • Previous experience maintaining Metrology and/or Quality documentation management systems (Note: Previous experience working with Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Manager (BMRAM) or similar Metrology maintenance and tracking software systems is highly desired for this position)
  • Previous experience working in a cGMP or similar highly regulated industry – w/functional understanding of cGMPs, established manufacturing practices and procedures, and compliance with all associated Quality regulations and guidelines.


Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.