Calibration Technician in Cork, Ireland at Hach

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job ID: HAC006953

About Us

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensuring water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions.

Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.


Calibration of various types of Analyzers according defined work instructions to meet quality standards and product specification. General duties may include preparation of calibration solutions, calibration of analyzers, documentation of results. Analyzer set-up and equipment operation will be required.

Working hours: Shift, 8am-8pm, Mon-Wed, Thu-Sat


  • Responsible for calibration various types of Analyzers
  • Gathering materials and preparation calibration solutions
    Results documentation
  • Participation in the creation of laboratory-relevant SOPs
  • Maintain quality of products produced according to department Standards
  • Meet productivity Standards
  • Record and maintain quality or traceability Information
  • Comply with company safety policies including safe operation of equipment, PPE usage, hand tool safety, lock-out-tag-out, and proper storage of tools, etc. Comply with good housekeeping policies
  • Maintain equipment according to work instructions or preventive maintenance tasks; some trouble-shooting of Equipment
  • Suggest improvements and support kaizen and DBS activities
  • Accurately perform required computer data entry and work order Transactions
  • Report complicated equipment malfunctions to Supervisor
  • Participate in team meetings, which includes planning daily work and resource utilization, problem solving, project work, etc.
  • Perform cycle counting and other inventory tasks, including material handling
  • Maintain visual management of part and raw material storage; clean and organized work area.
  • Work with Planner and Manager to prioritize workload and equipment schedule to meet both internal and external demand
  • Assist in design, implementation and problem solving of new equipment and products
  • May be required to cross-train on other equipment or other areas as needed

Job Requirements


  • 12 months production / testing experience preferred.
  • Previous laboratory experiences an advantage.
  • Chemistry background an Advantage


  • Accurate and proficient with Microsoft Office Excel
  • Possess ability to resolve minor problems, recognize normal and unusual situations
  • Ability to learn machine operations (including set up and changeover)
  • Ability to work with manual and/or power equipment
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.