Calibration Manager

November 19, 2021
Ottawa, Canada
Job Type
Mid-Senior Level


RBR creates instruments to measure the blue planet. The effects of climate change are being seen from the ocean’s abyss to the polar ice caps. Our sensors quantify this change to support better analysis, improved planning, and more effective mitigation strategies for our customers.

About the Role

As a Calibration Manager at RBR, you will be responsible for our Calibration Lab, leading a team that calibrates our instruments for temperature, pressure, and conductivity, to the limits of what is possible. You will drive the development of processes, automation, and the production of traceable calibration certs. Working collaboratively with research and development, production, and customer service, you will enable the delivery of high quality oceanographic instruments and sensors to our customers, and ensure excellent data quality to support their research.

What You'll Do

  • Manage calibration staff: ensure high level of competence, provide feedback through periodic performance evaluations, ensure staffing levels are in accordance with growth plans
  • Coordinate calibration resources to execute to meet production and/or product delivery schedules
  • Lead and initiate improvement projects in the calibration lab in order to increase process efficiency and capacity while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Responsible for ensuring traceability of measurement systems and the integrity of measuring equipment
  • Develop, implement, and maintain accurate, efficient calibration procedures
  • Ensure calibration staff are trained on calibration procedures and metrology methods
  • Prepare reports on calibration KPIs and any project related progress

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of related work experience, preferably in a high-tech manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of the theory of metrology and traceable calibration (ISO/IEC 17025) and quality systems
  • Experience creating & implementing lab procedures and documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust to changing priorities
  • Experience in project management will be considered an asset

How To Apply

To apply, please prepare a cover letter that explains why you want to work at RBR and what you can uniquely contribute to the team. In addition, as part of our screening process, we require you to complete a personality profile questionnaire using this link.

For more information about RBR, visit our website.

RBR welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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