Posted 5 months ago

Calibration Technician

Salary: £20,000 – £22,500 + pension and Life Assurance

Full time permanent – Mon – Thursday 8.30am-5pm and on Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

Location – Bracknell

Our client is a leading supplier of specialist test and measurement instruments.  It has built its reputation by providing the most reliable and advanced test equipment from leading manufacturers supporting it with a high level of customer service, two UK laboratories (Bracknell, Berkshire / Preston, Lancashire) and technical support to meet with its clients’ requirements and expectations.

Appointed as an official distributor to over 20 of the leading manufacturers in the Test and Instrumentation market, they are able to offer a choice of the best instruments available to meet client requirements.

The role of Calibration Technician is to test, calibrate, operate and repair electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, electrohydraulic, or electronic measuring and recording instruments, apparatus, and equipment in use within the Instrument Solutions laboratory.

As a Calibration Technician your main duties will be as the following:

  • Operation of and adherence to procedures defined within the quality manual.
  • The conduct of traceable & UKAS accredited calibrations under ISO 9001 & BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 quality systems, respectively (following training).
  • The production of calibration and test certificates.
  • Instrument fault diagnosis and some minor repairs.
  • Liaison with clients advising them on instrument use / repair / replacements.
  • If required in-house demonstrations of product use to customers.
  • Assistance to the internal sales desk dealing with technical queries.
  • The testing, calibration and maintenance/repair of hire stock of instruments, Client equipment, laboratory equipment and any other associated equipment required to ensure that their performance meets established acceptance criteria.
  • If required, occasional on-site visits to set-up and remove rental equipment.
  • Work in a team promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Manage personal and professional development.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role.

To be successful in this role you will possess the following Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience of working in a calibration laboratory to ISO 9001 or ISO17025.
  • Minimum BTEC in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Methodical with a practical ability including diagnostic skills.
  • A good communicator.
  • Numerate and literate as the work involves rudimentary calculations and a significant amount of written materials.
  • PC literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft software packages.
  • Ability to work unsupervised to meet deadlines.

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