Instrument & Calibration Specialist

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Lab Supervisor, this role draws on expertise to tackle analytical instrument challenges in a growing organization by supporting qualification, maintenance, repairs and calibration of a range of laboratory testing equipment. This supporting role brings ideas to the forefront to collaborate and contribute effective metrology methods.


  • Routine laboratory instrument maintenance activities
  • Initiation and preparation of quality documents for laboratory instrument control, including qualification protocol, memo, change control, SOP and deviation report including investigation process.
  • Ongoing laboratory instrument qualification activities, including installation qualification (IQ), operational qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ)
  • New instrument implementation activities, including installation plan and installation qualification, determination of functionality, system suitability and service plan.
  • Plan and maintain instrument maintenance and calibration schedule
  • Participate in laboratory training program, providing basic training of instrumentation procedures
  • Participate in laboratory stability program to support and maintain the instrument performance of the ongoing monitoring systems.



Education & Experience

  • 2 years work experience in a pharmaceutical analytical laboratory or ISO laboratory in a full-time metrologist role
  • B. Sc. in Chemistry or Biological Science or Engineering degree in the Mechanical or Electrical field.


  • GMP and GLP guidelines as well as FDA and USP understanding an asset


  • Proficient in the use of general computer software including MS Office applications
  • Specialized software understanding including Waters, Empower, and Dixon
  • Familiarity with HPLC, UPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS, PCR, TLC and other lab testing equipment
  • Familiarity with refrigeration systems in an industrial environment


  • Highly organized to make plans and monitor the execution and changing of schedules
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal forms
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
  • Excels within a teamwork environment


  • Morning and afternoon shift requirements
  • Capable to work extended hours including some weekend work and overtime
  • Exposure to bio-hazard substances
  • May be dealing with dry ice & liquid nitrogen
  • May work with cannabis and cannabis-related products

Diteba is committed to providing accessible employment practices that follow the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Upon request, we will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required.


Company Description

Founded in 2004, Diteba was born out of a passion for uncovering and understanding complex scientific problems. Since our inception, we’ve helped hundreds of companies with testing and in navigating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval process. Our reputation is built not just on great analytical and bioanalytical testing, but on an unwavering commitment to helping our clients achieve their goals.

We push the boundaries of problem-solving while providing the highest standard of testing across the Pharmaceutical, Cannabis, Nutraceutical, and Food and Agriculture industries.

We’re on a mission to advance science-based innovation with a commitment to truth and transparency. We’re looking for incredible people, fueled by passion and curiosity, to be a part of our journey of growth – will you join us?