Salary: £22k per annum

Working hours are flexible, weekdays, weekends, 40 hrs a week

The individual is responsible for the completion of metrology tasks. They will also be working with operational staff across the Harrogate site to ensure that work is conducted in compliance with applicable regulations, particularly (GLP and or GCP / and or GMP). The main focus of this role is to calibrate temperature monitoring equipment across the Harrogate site as well as other ‘simple’ pieces of equipment and provide support to the wider Metrology group.

The role of the assistant metrology technician is primarily concerned with the qualification, maintenance and metrology of all equipment used within the Harrogate site, ensuring that the requirements of GxP are met at all times. Will work closely with operational staff, engineers and suppliers and will be expected to work with minimal supervision.

Essential Job Duties:

  • To adhere to the maintenance schedule ensuring all equipment is routinely inspected, cleaned and tested to ensure they remain in full working order.
  • To assist in ensuring that the sites temperature monitoring equipment is calibrated in line with metrology schedules and departmental MSR’s and SOP’s.
  • To assist in the calibration of other ‘simple’ equipment such as timers and thermohygrometers.
  • To support in arranging timely servicing of equipment in accordance with the relevant SOPs.
  • To support accurate completion and filing of visit/service reports.
  • Provide assistance for equipment repairs to allow timely resolution.
  • To be able to assist with assessing faulty equipment and perform minor repairs where appropriate, or arrange for repair of equipment where this cannot be achieved ‘in-house’.
  • Ensures relevant quality records are raised in a timely manner when required.
  • To develop a good understanding of equipment in use on the Harrogate site.
  • To help support equipment qualification on the Harrogate site.
  • To ensure all equipment is appropriately and accurately labelled.
  • Assist in providing administrative support including filing and archiving of metrology records.


The post holder should typically have:

  • Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Word, Excel).
  • An understanding of Health and Safety policies, Company Policies and Procedures, a working knowledge of ISO (accreditation and application), and an understanding of the GxPs.
  • The post holder should be able to communicate effectively at all levels with other employees, as well as external clients, suppliers, etc.
  • The post holder should ideally have a relevant engineering experience and/or an appropriate amount of maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge and practice of general health & safety, including personal protective equipment.