Equipment Maintenance Specialist

Department: Facility & Logistics

Reports to: Director, Finance & Operations

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, in either verbal or written form. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

The Equipment Maintenance Specialist is responsible for routine maintenance and minor repairs of laboratory equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following:

  • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs of laboratory equipment
  • Coordinate or perform calibration of all equipment
  • Write or assist in writing instructions for the validation of equipment (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Perform some of the validation testing. Equipment includes: centrifuges, filling machines, UV monitors, etc.
  • Maintain documentation and records
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Other duties as may be assigned

Education and/or Experience

BS/BA degree, completed or in progress, in biochemistry, engineering or related field


Preferred Knowledge, Skill and Experience                           

  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work alone and in conjunction with a team

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in laboratory equipment maintenance/repair; however, we will consider someone with experience in biochemistry or engineering with a predilection to work on instruments
  • 2-4 years of experience in biotech industry or laboratory setting
  • Will consider an experienced person willing to work part-time
  • Experience in a regulated industry, preferably under GMP
  • Experience with statistical analysis

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • This position will be located at our new extended facility in Poway (near Costco), California.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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