Instrument Specialist (R1115580) in San Juan Capistrano, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

The Instrument Specialist (IS) position will perform instrument maintenance and repair of analytical instrumentation and laboratory equipment. The primary goal of the Instrument Specialist is to minimize analytical instrument and equipment downtime. The Instrument Specialist will work closely and cooperatively with Management and scientific staff to achieve this goal. Perform work in accordance with ICH E6 Guideline for Good Clinical Practice


•Perform preventative maintenance on analytical instruments while keeping accurate records in accordance with pertinent documentation standards.

•Efficiently and correctly repair disabled analytical instruments and laboratory equipment to insure minimal downtime.

•Maintain all repair records to insure  compliance with pertinent regulatory requirements.

•Establish PM programs for new analytical instruments and laboratory equipment while maintaining and updating existing PM programs.

•Maintain an accurate inventory of instrument consumables and spare parts.

•Work closely with Purchasing to insure spare parts and consumables inventory records and database are kept up to date.

•Install and place in service new analytical instrumentation and laboratory equipment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Typically requires 5 or more years of experience.


Requires advanced knowledge within a specific discipline typically gained through extensive work experience and/or education.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1115580