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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Metrology Supervisor - 2nd Shift



Full Time

On Site


Rockville, Maryland, United States

Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville
Posted Date: Sep 14 2022

Schedule: Monday-Friday (2PM-1030PM


Supports calibration and repair for instrumentation used in the manufacturing and testing of product at SSM (small scale manufacturing) facility, LSM (large scale manufacturing facility) BPT and QC labs. Provide first line of defense for Process Controls and instrumentation issues for manufacturing and utilities equipment.


  • Provides the lead role for daily support activities such as calibration schedules, documentation, adherence to procedures, procurement, and database maintenance.
  • Provides calibration support for WFI, WPU, Clean Steam, as well as other required support systems.
  • Implements and monitors department training activities for both compliance and technician cross training.
  • Lead technical capability improvements for department personnel.
  • Act as Instrumentation SMEs for Rockville site.
  • Coordinates peers to assure consistent implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Operates the calibration and maintenance programs to ensure production operational requirements are met.
  • Provides technical support for manufacturing, laboratory, validation, and support personnel.
  • Schedules and coordinates calibration and maintenance activities with user group support personnel.
  • Schedules and coordinates outside services where required.
  • Writes, reviews, recommends, and implements departmental SOPs.
  • Maintains the calibration and maintenance database and filing system.
  • Supports new construction activities as required.
  • Supports engineering projects as required, to include review and approval of instrument data sheets.
  • Provides supervision and performance reviews of department personnel.
  • Supervises contractual service suppliers.
  • Manages and adheres to the departmental budget.
  • Controls and manages department capital assets.
  • Reviews calibration and preventive maintenance documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Defines staffing requirements and fills those requirements to support project timetables and workload.

Why you?Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of cGMP experience
  • 1 years of lead/supervisory experience in industry with relevant job experience or a combination of lead/supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience using and maintaining CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

    Basic understanding of Metrology principles

    Some PLC or DCS programming knowledge

    Ability to read electrical single lines schematics and P&IDs

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.


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