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3D Systems, Inc. Senior Calibration / Inspection Technician in Littleton, Colorado

Senior Calibration/Inspection Technician

The Senior Calibration/Inspection Technician assists with developing, implementing and maintaining the Calibration Program in accordance with industry guidelines. This role is also responsible to perform moderate to complex visual/mechanical inspections, deciding whether or not the parts conform to specifications, and documenting these decisions and supporting data. The Senior Calibration/Inspection Technician will assist leadership, as needed, with general support, leading on-the-job-training for Quality Inspectors/Technicians, and special projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage calibration schedules to ensure the calibration programs remain up-to-date and cGMP compliant.

  • Schedule calibration, PMs, and repair activities with process owners and third-party service providers to ensure minimum equipment downtimes.

  • Calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair calibration equipment as needed.

  • Assist in the creation of Out-Of-Tolerance (OOT) calibration reports and deviations.

  • Assist in impact assessments of OOTs, NCRs, CAPAs and Issue Evaluations.

  • Provide technical support to the user groups in Quality, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Validation.

  • Apply measurement science, mathematics, physics, and engineering principles to develop, document and maintain calibration systems, procedures and methods for all instruments within scope.

  • Work closely with instrument user groups to help optimize instrument performance and usage.

  • Driving the understanding of metrology technology to assure that our capabilities meet technical requirements and represent the most appropriate technology available.

  • Provide analytical support for the selection and validation of measurement and test equipment, and calibrations.

  • Partner with engineering & quality to investigate and resolve process and test measurement systems.

  • Develop, implement, and sustain metrology documentation.

  • Perform moderate to complex visual/mechanical inspections.

  • Accept or reject non-conforming product and recommend disposition.

  • Works from blueprints, diagrams, dial indicators, preset micrometers, scales, fixtures, customer.

  • Work with minimum supervision and show initiative/self-starter.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Experience in planning maintenance and/or calibration activities

  • Experience investigating GMP calibration or instrument failures

  • Experience in preparing technical instructions/procedures

  • Demonstrated expertise in measurement instrumentation theory & method development

  • In-depth understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • In-depth knowledge on use of calipers, micrometers, optical comparators, and programmable equipment

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and read blueprints

  • Ability work in a team setting

  • Must be able to read and communicate in English

  • Working knowledge of Word & Excel software applications

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks & responsibilities with competing priorities

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate Degree or vocational tech certificate, preferred

  • ASQ Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), Certified Quality Inspector (CQI), or Certified Quality Technician (CQT), a plus.

  • 5 years previous production experience with good manufacturing practices is required

Compensation and Benefits

  • Hourly Pay Range: $20.82 - $29.13 (salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the candidate, and alignment with market data).

  • In addition to a salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance.

  • 3D Systems offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, and company-paid basic life insurance. Sick Leave, Flex (Vacation) Time, Parental Leave, and paid time off for recognized holidays. 3D Systems also provides a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match.

Title: *Senior Calibration / Inspection Technician *

Location: CO-Littleton

Requisition ID: 2100003A