Equipment Calibration and Maintenance Technician

Surmodics Inc.
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Surmodics is pursuing highly differentiated medical devices that are designed to address unmet clinical needs and engineered to the most demanding requirements. This key growth strategy leverages the combination of the Company’s expertise in proprietary surface technologies, along with enhanced device design, development and manufacturing capabilities. The Company mission remains to improve the detection and treatment of disease.


We are looking for a Equipment Calibration and Maintenance Technician to join us in our mission. This role is based in our facility in Ballinasloe, and the working week is a 4 day compressed  week from Monday to Thursday.


  • Responsible for the execution of the company calibration system which includes temperature, pressure, flow, humidity, level, mass, pH, conductivity, dimensional and measurement equipment, and a wide range of other instrumentation.
  • Liaise with appropriate vendors to ensure that external calibrations are completed correctly and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the execution of the PM system on both production and facilities equipment ensuring completion in a compliant and efficient manner
  • Participate in reviewing and updating of relevant documentation as required.
  • Respond to and assist production on faulty and unscheduled equipment which has failed or is out of spec., in order to keep production requirements.
  • Plan equipment down where necessary for on line calibrations & PM’s.
  • Work with team personnel as required to facilitate calibration & maintenance activities
  • Following all procedures with regard overdue / quarantined equipment to ensure compliance.
  • Suggest continuous improvements for processes and calibration activities
  • Assist audits and investigations as required
  • Maintain all documentation in an organised and controlled manner in compliance with QMS


  • Has demonstrated strong evidence of technical leadership, providing guidance, advice & direction to other support staff.
  • Acts as a team player and have shown consistent levels of initiative, collaboration & accountability.

Customer Interaction

  • Assists with troubleshooting activities for internal and external project(s)
  • Demonstrates understanding of organization’s business model

Experience and Qualifications

  • 3- 5 years medical device experience.
  • Minimum Level 7 in Science, Engineering, or associated qualification
  • Be familiar with calibration asset management systems.
  • Be familiar with problem solving tools and analytical skills

Competencies and Attributes

  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the regulatory requirements for the design & manufacture of catheters.
  • Clearly understands how his/her role impacts internal and external projects.
  • Strong technical expertise and problem solving skills.

What Surmodics offers:
 We offer competitive rewards & compensation to meet the needs of our employees, and this includes: 

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • 4 day working week
  • Equity/Stock Options award
  • Annual Bonus Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Medical Insurance & Life assurance cover 
  • Employee Share Purchase Scheme
  • Career advancement opportunities

Surmodics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, civil status or members of traveller communities.