The Visual Inspection Technician I is accountable for results in a fast-paced environment and responsible to perform tasks for the quality inspection of sterile injectable products for commercial distribution and clinical trials. The Visual Inspection Technician I handles and inspects manufactured products by following standard operation procedures (SOPs) and batch records in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). In addition, the Visual Inspection Technician I employs acceptable techniques while working in manufacturing environments, including PPE gowning. 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.
Follows applicable SOPs and cGMPs to perform assigned duties and tasks.
Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.
Conducts visual inspection of sterile liquids in accordance with regulatory agency guidelines.
Visually identifies debris, air lines, and other defects in sterile liquids.
Documents activities in real time on controlled documentation and legibly, per SOPs and cGMPs.
Performs component counting and basic math calculations.
Performs cleaning of rooms, tools and equipment.
Performs specific visual inspections per SOPs.
Ensures product meets appearance specifications before sending the product for packaging.
Performs bulk packaging for product vials for shipment to another facility.
Operates material handling equipment.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree preferred.
Entry level, 0-1 years of work experience required; 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred.
cGMP or prior work experience in a regulated environment preferred.
Prior pharmaceutical or CDMO experience preferred.
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.
20/20 correctable near-sighted vision in both eyes, tested annually required.
Ability to see and distinguish colors required.
Ability to perform basic math calculations, including product accountability calculations and rounding required.
Ability to read and comprehend detailed written instructions required.
Ability to move materials throughout the facility using appropriate methods and equipment required.
Excellent verbal and written communication, documentation, detail orientation and organizational skills required.
Proficiency in basic computing skills required.
Awareness of or prior experience with cGMP practices and procedures preferred.
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.