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Job: Technical Evaluations Specialist II, Alcami, Durham, NC

General Information

Job title:
Technical Evaluations Specialist II
Job location:
Durham, NC  27703 United States
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Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Position Summary

The Technical Evaluations Specialist II drives results in a fast-paced environment by assessing requests for proposals (RFPs) received from our Sales and Business Development team or customers.  The Technical Evaluations Specialist II demonstrates technical and scientific expertise for assigned business units (Lab Services & Drug Product) to develop proposals, including associated costs.  The Technical Evaluations Specialist II collaborates with Sales and Business Development, Project Management, Operations and with more senior Technical Evaluations Specialist to provide technical guidance to customers.  This includes direct customer interface. The Technical Evaluations Specialist II demonstrates a high level of independence, expertise in all functional and technical competencies of the role and superior leadership behaviors of the Alcami core competencies and non-negotiables.


Essential Functions

  • Performs technical evaluations of incoming RFPs and existing program extensions across Alcami capabilities for assigned business units (Lab Services & Drug Product) including proposed scope of work, costing, and budgets with limited guidance from more senior level Technical Evaluations Specialist and Management.

  • Compilates technical evaluation into appropriate templates and proposal generation.

  • Assesses with Operations and recommends Alcami capabilities to meet customer requirements as part of technical evaluations. 

  • Represents technical operations in front of customer in support of project acquisition with Sales & Business Development and Project Management.

  • Attends customer site visits and presentations for new opportunities.

  • Performs data entry into the applicable CRM system.

  • Performs assigned tasks carefully and on schedule per supervisor instructions.

  • Adheres to all company SOPs and policies.

  • Trains entry level and less experienced Technical Training Evaluations Specialists.

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements.

  • Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering field with 4+ years of industry experience.

  • Master’s degree or doctorate degree in scientific or engineering field with 2+ years of industry experience.

  • CDMO 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 of FDA regulations/ICH guidelines.

  • Knowledge of U.S. Drug Development process regulatory requirements for Pharmaceutical industry.

  • Knowledge of activity costing, margins, and budgets.

  • Knowledge of scientific terminology and testing procedure requirements as related to area focus.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills.

  • Excellent customer service orientation.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail orientation and ability to effectively manage competing priorities.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word

  • Ability to gain proficiency working with a CRM.  Prior CRM experience such as preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand the interdependencies of process chemistry, analytical development and manufacturing necessary to support specific assigned area(s).


Travel Requirements

  • Up to 5% travel required.


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


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