Sr Environmental Monitoring Tech, CETA Certification
Morrisville, NC 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

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.




*paid out upon hire and in two additional installments. Internal candidates are not eligible for sign on bonus

Position Summary

The Sr Environmental Monitoring Technician, CETA is accountable for driving results in fast-paced environment by performing monitoring of the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment and utilities in compliance with cGMP and internal SOPs. The incumbent will provide support to internal manufacturing and laboratory operations along with external clients regarding service of HEPA filtered devices including cleanrooms systems, Biological Safety Cabinets, Laminar Flow Hoods and Powder Safe Hoods. The Sr Environmental Monitoring Technician must be detail-oriented and possess organizational skills with large quantity of data. 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

  • Provide testing, preventative maintenance and repair of HEPA filtered devices.
  • Perform sampling of air for viable and non-viable particle counts along with contact surface testing.
  • Perform sampling and testing of facility gasses and water including pre-treatment, USP and Water for Injection.
  • Manage the incubation of samples, plate reading and reporting of results.
  • Ensure required testing documentation is complete and generated with adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Escalate to management any failures and concerns related to environment of controlled spaces.
  • Support work associated with generation and revision of SOP, writing of investigations/ deviations, and data trending reports.
  • Assist in sustaining of the laboratory safety and cleanliness by maintaining inventory, disposal of waste and routine cleaning of laboratory rooms and equipment.
  • Perform peer review and verification of raw data.
  • Assist in receipt and log in of in-process samples.
  • Trains junior technicians.
  • Support development of LIMS templates.
  • Perform additional duties as required and assigned by management.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum of 4 years of related experience required.
  • CETA (Controlled Environment Testing Association) certification and sound mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Calibration of HVAC experience in the pharmaceutical and biomedical fields are highly desired.
  • Strong customer service focus and excellent customer contact skills.

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

  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work independently, along with ability to work well within a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Prior experience with LIMS is desired but not required.

Decision Making and Supervision Required

  • Applies job skills and company policies and SOPs to complete a broad range of difficult tasks.
  • Receives minimal instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

Travel Requirements

  • Up to 5% travel required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel ; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock, burn hazards and microbial contamination. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or Airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee will be required to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment for specific job duties to be performed. Such personal protective equipment may include, but not limited to: safety eyewear, various types of respirators/breathing apparatus, lab coats, full protective body coverings, various types of gloves, etc.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What We Offer You:

* Competitive salary with career advancement opportunities
* 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, sexual orientation, 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.

As part of our effort to provide and maintain a safe and healthful workplace, Alcami Corporation requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should contact HR to complete a request for accommodation form.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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