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Environmental Monitoring Tech I- 3rd Shift
Posting Locations Charleston, SC
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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 Environmental Monitoring Technician I is accountable for results in a fast-paced environment.  The Level I Technician follows applicable SOPs and cGMPs to perform environmental monitoring for the facility, and may also perform simple, routine basic interpretation of environmental monitoring (EM) results, typically under supervision. This position is also responsible for hazardous waste and sanitation/cleaning of the Microbiology laboratory. The position requires strong leadership behaviors of the Alcami core competencies and non-negotatiables, as well as the functional competencies of this profile


  Essential Functions

  • Performs routine daily, weekly and monthly sampling of Water for Injection, compressed gas and the environment to detect microbial, non-viable and chemical contamination.
  • Supports manufacturing operations by continuous environmental monitoring viable and non-viable particles.
  • Performs assigned tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisor instruction.
  • Performs necessary cleaning for the laboratory including pharmaceutical waste.
  • Performs all required glassware and sterilization for the laboratory.
  • Orders, receives and stores laboratory supplies.
  • Performs simple routine interpretation of EM results under supervision.
  • Performs trending of environmental monitoring data, including quarter trend reports.
  • Performs media fill inspection of vials.
  • Participates in company sponsored training.
  • Maintains productive work ethic.
  • Maintains safe, clean, and organized work environment free from safety hazards.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 0-2 years of related laboratory experience required with Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years of experience without.
  • cGMP or work experience in a regulated environment preferred.
  • Prior pharmaceutical, CMO, CDMO and hazardous goods experience preferred.


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

  • Knowledge and use of standard lab equipment including balances and Autoclave.
  • Awareness of cGMP preferred.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent detail orientation.
  • Good basic computing skills.
  • Ability to follow written procedures accurately.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical operations.
  • Ability to meet all sterile gowning requirements.


Travel Requirements

  • Up to 5% domestic 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.

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