Metrology Technician / Coordinator - Site Services

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position


The Metrology Technician / Coordinator is responsible for coordinating service activities related to the calibration, maintenance and repair of Calibration Standards and Instruments.  


  • Interact with customers; including scientist, engineers and production staff to pick up Instruments in need of calibration or repair and collect technical information.   
  • Perform shipping and receiving to external vendors of instrumentation equipment and Standards in need of calibration and/or repair.  
  • Review and process external vendor calibration and repair documentation per established procedure.  
  • Work with external calibration vendors and procurement to create and establish purchase orders (PO’s).
  • Manage blanket PO’s spending and request additional funds when necessary.
  • Verify stocking levels of Metrology required items and order as necessary.
  • Maintain Metrology Standards room according to 5S methodology.
  • Assist with the identification and purchasing of approved Metrology Standards.
  • Assist with the Calibration Vendor Qualification program to ensure vendors are qualified per established procedure.
  • Prepare documentation as the Master Data SME for inclusion into the CMMS.
  • Authoring and/or reviewing measurement data templates in the CCMS. 
  • Develop new and/or revise maintenance strategies and work instructions for the Metrology group.

Skills, Knowledge and Ability:

  • Must be a team player, works well with others.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Must be detail oriented. 
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • General knowledge of calibration principles and best practices.
  • General understanding of the International System of Units (SI).
  • General knowledge of cGMP and GLP practices is a plus.
  • CMMS, CCMS knowledge and experience is a requirement. SAP and BM RAM experience is a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a BS / BA degree in a related field; or an AS / AA degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required. 
  • 2-5 years of progressive experience in a full-time Metrology or Instrumentation customer service oriented position.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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