QC Metrologist
Verona, WI 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Coating Place, Inc. has been in the contract manufacturing industry for over 40 years. Our continued goal to provide the highest quality Wurster processing has kept us at the forefront of the “fluid bed micro-encapsulation” market. Our company mission helps us to maintain this focus.
“Coating Place is an established pharmaceutical contract manufacturer specializing in Wurster fluid bed processing and delivery system development. We provide our customers with modified and extended release bulk active products through innovative development and manufacturing capabilities with an integrated quality philosophy.”
It is our mission to continue urging the next generation, candidates like you, into these fields and further expand the capabilities of the industry through their capabilities. 

Coating Place is a stable and growing company that offers a friendly work environment and an incredibly competitive benefits package including: health, dental, and vision insurance, a generous paid time off program to help balance work and personal life, and pre-tax 401(k) and after-tax Roth 401(k) contribution options with the company matching up to 5% of gross wages that is 100% vested at the time it is added to the employee’s account.

The QC – Metrologist is the main equipment calibration lead and troubleshoots various equipment with little to no supervision.  The Metrologist is also expected to assist Level 1/2/3 QC Chemists with equipment troubleshooting by answering questions and/or contacting vendors as needed.  The Metrologist will be responsible for initiating applicable Out of Service Notification (OSN), Process Change Request (PCR), Out of Calibration (OOC) and/or drafting/executing/overseeing qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ) for new/existing instrumentation in the QC laboratory.   The Metrologist will be responsible for drafting and maintaining “Operation, Calibration, and Maintenance” Standard Operating Procedures for equipment or identifying these SOPs that are needed.  As directed by management, the Metrologist will initiate a requisition to purchase equipment or to have a vendor come in for on-site repairs.  The Metrologist will also be responsible for scheduling Preventative Maintenance and obtaining/renewing coverage plans from vendors for applicable equipment.  The Metrologist will assist management with OOC and any other type of investigation related to equipment.  The Metrologist will maintain the tracking tool used for lab calibrations. 

  • Follow all CPI cGMP policies and practices.                                 
  • Follow all CPI safety policies and practices.                                
  • Perform calibration of all analytical equipment.
  • Perform instrument qualifications.          
  • Perform equipment troubleshooting.                               
  • Draft equipment IQ/OQ/PQ protocols and protocol summary reports.      
  • Contact equipment vendors.                  
  • Maintain analytical equipment.
  • Maintain cGMP laboratory notebooks and forms.                        
  • Perform review of laboratory notebooks and forms.                                
  • Maintain a clean, organized laboratory.                                                              
  • Draft/Edit new or existing internal procedures (SOPs).    
  • Provide formal notifications and reports to management, other departments.
  • Perform analytical method validation/development work.
  • Assist with OOC laboratory investigations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or other related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical cGMP environment.  An advanced degree will also be considered in place of experience in the pharmaceutical cGMP environment.  
  • Experience with calibrating, using and troubleshooting analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, and/or dissolution.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Advanced time management skills to complete assignments/projects in a timely manner with no supervision.
  • Advanced problem solving skills to assist management with investigations and troubleshooting of instruments.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
Based on Experience
$1,500 Sign-On Bonus!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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