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Lead Technician-Calibration

Company: Microchip Technology Incorporated
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

As a Calibration Technician, you will apply knowledge of mathematics and electronics to calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment to ensure measurement accuracy. The Calibration Technician will identify and utilize appropriate manual and automated measurement procedures.

This position will normally receive little instruction on work, applying job skills and company policies and procedures to complete a wide range of difficult tasks, and working on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. The Calibration Technician will track and schedule all required inspections internal and externa; maintain database and may perform some administrative duties.

Job Requirements

  • Calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment in one or more of the following disciplines - Acoustical, Dimensional, DC/Low Frequency, RF/Microwave, Optical, and Time & Frequency, to ensure compliance with published specifications
  • Track and control all calibration records in custom database
  • Maintain calibration standards
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of equipment
  • Develop calibration procedures and methods, according to detailed specifications, drawings, and other technical requirements
  • Identify out-of-tolerance conditions and perform corrective action via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors, etc
  • Prepare calibration reports and certificates
  • Evaluate new calibration methods and procedures.
  • Interfaces with the equipment owners to determine support requirements.
  • Ensures the calibration laboratory is maintained.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned


  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of calibration experience some of which can be offset with formal metrology training
  • Good computer skills
  • Proficient in use of MS Word and Excel
  • Can learn to work within custom databases and software applications
  • Must possess good written and oral, communication skills
  • Technical writing ability
  • Intermediate ability to troubleshoot repair, align and optimize precision equipment
  • Knowledge of Quality Management system (ISO 9001, ISO 17025 and ANSI Z540)
  • Strong attention to details
  • Must be a self-motivator, work as a team player, and follow written procedures
  • Capable of lifting to 50lbs occasionally to access and handle equipment.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.

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