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Equipment Specialist

Kelly Services
Columbia, MD 21045
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!

**Title:** Equipment Specialist

**Location:** Columbia, MD

**Duration:** Temp to hire


+ Equipment Specialist will perform a variety of functions associated with the selection, acquisition, implementation, and qualification (FAT, IQ, OQ, and PQ) of all equipment and systems related to the laboratories, logistics, and manufacturing departments.

+ Ensure that all equipment and systems operate in a safe and sound manner through proper calibration, maintenance, and repairs while developing and providing proper functionality training to others.

+ Under the supervision of management, will have the oversight of contractors performing maintenance and/or service activities on equipment and systems.

+ Will confer with management to identify equipment and systems with areas of concern and prioritize projects based on need.


+ Maintain a technical knowledge of all equipment (biological safety cabinets, centrifuges, freezers, heat sealers, incubators, lyophilized, refrigerators, etc.) and systems (compressed gas, compressed air, electrical, process controls, purified steam, USP water, etc.).

+ Responsible for developing and reviewing all documentation related to each piece of equipment and system.

+ Provide technical assistance and training to others on setup, operation, and care of equipment and systems.

+ Respond to service request for calibration, maintenance, and repair.

+ Maintain communication with contractors, operators, and management to assure all concerns are communicated, documented, and resolved in a timely manner.

+ Identifies most effective use of resources for the procurement of equipment.

+ Manages single and multi-phase projects to assure all activities are completed based on established guidelines, priorities, and timeframes.

+ Adheres to and complies with all Federal, State, and Locals laws as well as company policies and rules, while assuring team members and contractors do the same.

+ Participates in the development and implementation of calibration, operation, and maintenance programs.

+ Participate in failure analysis and improvement programs to identify discrepancies in maintenance, operational, calibration, etc., procedures.

+ Will be responsible for editing and writing procedural documentation.

+ Will participate in the establishment of approved vendors and contractors.

+ Perform equipment calibrations, installations, maintenance, repairs, setups, and training within a classified work environment.

+ Participate in all required meetings.

+ Creating and submitting reports, as needed.

**Required Qualifications**

+ High school diploma or GED

+ Will also consider applicants with five (5) years of previous experience as an Equipment Specialist or Validation technician in a medical device or biotech field.

+ Must have experience with Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

+ Must be able to interpret and utilize P & ID, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic drawings and schematics.

+ Proficient with hand tools and diagnostic equipment (multi-meter, process meters, etc.)

**Physical Requirements / Travel**

+ Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

+ Must be reliable in attendance and willing to participate in the on-call program, work flexible hours, overtime, and weekends.

+ Must be willing to travel on and as needed basis.

+ Must have reliable transportation and a willingness to use it for company purposes.

+ Clean driving record.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Associates Degree in Biomedical Technology

+ EPA section 608, Universal Refrigeration License

+ Building Management System experience.

+ CAD or related program experience.

+ Experience in a biotech company preferred.

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-11-18

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