Shire Metrology Technician in Lexington, Massachusetts

Primary Role:

Serves as Senior Metrology representative at a specific location. Individual schedules calibration events, performs scheduled and unscheduled calibrations, repairs Measurement and Test Equipment. Acts as the metrological technical representative at a specific location.



Schedule and perform calibrations IAW SOP’s or manufacturers procedures on Measurement and Test Equipment insuring scheduled work requirements are met.


Maintain documentation IAW Metrology Master SOP and GMP requirements


Writes, develops and reviews Standard Operating Procedures.


Reviews and approves equipment specifications


Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years metrology experience or equivalent required.

  • PMEL training preferred.

  • ISA Instrumentation Certification preferred

Other Job Requirements:

The ability to work all shifts at all Shire HGT site locations/facilities.

Perform ‘on-call’ coverage to support operations as required.

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.