Instrument/Metrology Technician
Alcami Corporation
Wilmington, NC

About $43,000 - $59,000 a year

Think Different. Do Different. Be Different.

Alcami is a world-class contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). We are a team of dynamic individuals committed to developing life-saving drugs around the world. A mindset of innovation, accountability and customer focus inspires us to be the most efficient, safe and reliable choice for our customers and the patients they serve. In return, we offer challenging careers, accelerated professional growth and the opportunity to be part of something different.

Position Summary

The Metrologist II is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by performing scheduled and unscheduled calibration, preventive maintenance (PM), and repair tasks in support of typical analytical and process instrumentation prevalent within the bio-pharmaceutical industry. Examples of instrumentation supported include but are not limited to: HPLC Systems, GCs, spectrophotometers, UV-Vis, temperature and pressure measuring instruments, micrometers, calipers, torque testers, hardness testers, balances, furnaces, ovens, autoclaves, sterilizers, glassware washers, stability chambers/ incubators, chart recorders, liquid-in-glass and digital thermometers, thermocouples / RTD’s, DPTs, humidity sensors, microplate readers, refractometers, pipettes, pH/conductivity/resistivity instruments, flow meters, , tablet coaters, blenders, fluid-bed dryers, and an array of other laboratory, production and packaging equipment. The position requires superior leadership behaviors of the Alcami core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as expertise in functional competencies included in this position profile.

Essential Functions

Performs both scheduled and unscheduled calibration, preventive maintenance, and repair tasks for moderately complex laboratory and process instrumentation.
Documents calibration results in the calibration management system database (ProCalV5).
Plans, schedules and performs own work once monthly workload assignments are received; including devotion of time to effectively manage on-demand assignments as they arise.
Works closely with equipment users, engineers and other technicians in the process of getting monthly work completed.
Troubleshoots, inspects and repairs moderately complex test and measurement equipment in support of new projects and on-demand repair requests.
Interfaces and communicates effectively with direct Supervisors/ Management, various levels of personnel within the company and with external manufacturers/suppliers/service vendors.
Utilizes learned knowledge, experience and skills to solve problems and execute objectives for self and other co-workers.
Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP, cGLP, cGDP and all other relevant company training requirements.

Education and Experience

Minimum of a two year degree in a technical discipline (A.S. or A.A.S.), or equivalent military education (60-credit hours) and training
3-5 years previous calibration/instrumentation experience
Agilent HPLC/GC calibration/PM experience preferred
Previous experience working in a GMP environment
ASQ Calibration Technician Certification (CCT) and/or military PMEL training is a plus

Alcami Non-Negotiables

Consistently demonstrates honesty and integrity through personal example.
Follows all safety policies and leads by example a safety first culture.
Produces high quality work product with a focus on first time right.
Complies with the company code of conduct and policies and regulatory standards.

Alcami Core Leadership Competencies

Thinks strategically. Quickly identifies and acts on opportunities. Considers the downstream impact. Seeks to understand the why. Focuses on work that matters.
Develops organization and others. Takes ownership to develop self and others. Seeks out new opportunities and experiences for continuous learning.
Acts decisively. Makes and acts on decisions quickly. Makes decisions with the customer and their patients in mind. Meets commitments with a sense of urgency. Seeks ways to be more efficient.
Drives performance. Holds self and others accountable. Delivers results first time right. Never settles for status quo. Willing to have tough conversations. Asks for feedback and takes action to improve.
Passion for customers. Listens to understand. Asks the right questions. Gets to the heart of the matter and uses that insight to provide value.
Works collaboratively. Seeks out the experience of others with the aim for better results. Open minded regardless where ideas originate. Flexible and easy to work with.

Functional Competencies

Excellent mechanical ability and working electrical knowledge required.
Excellent computer, organizational, scheduling and communication skills required.
Working knowledge of metrological traceability and its criticality to quality calibration program.
Working knowledge of cGMP in a pharmaceutical or regulated environment.
Excellent verbal communications skills required.
Strong math aptitude and superior problem solving abilities required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required.
Commitment to maintaining technical knowledge and skills, perform all work with high integrity and confidence, display ability to listen, project effective communication skills, be detail orientation, and display the ability to interpret moderate-to-complex technical and statistical information.

Travel Requirements

Up to 10% Travel

What We Offer You:
Competitive salary with career advancement opportunities
Profit sharing bonus plan
Medical, dental and vision coverage from day one
401(k) with company match
Company paid vacation, holiday and sick-leave
Voluntary benefits including short & long term disability, life, accident, critical illness insurances

Diversity and Inclusion:
Alcami values diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, marital status, gender identification or expression, medical condition (including genetic characteristics) or any other protected characteristic as established by law.