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Job: Packaging Operations Technician, Alcami, Wilmington, NC

General Information

Job title:
Packaging Operations Technician
Job location:
Wilmington, NC  28405 United States
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Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Position Summary

The Packaging Operations Technician is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by leading the inspection, labeling and packaging of pharmaceutical products for commercial and clinical packaging. Packaging Operations Technician  will operate packaging-related processing equipment, provide job specific training to other technicians, and have technical expertise in a least four manufacturing technologies.  The Packaging Operations Technician will be responsible for overseeing the packaging room set up, documentation (batch records), equipment, and workflow of the clinical and commercial packaging rooms. A Packaging Operations Technician will take on a leadership role in the packaging rooms, as it relates to technical tasks. The person in this position will be able to operate packaging-related processing equipment and provide operators with training of equipment, work set up, job responsibility in the room and work flow for the project and room.  These functions will be executed by following standard operating procedures, batch records and training materials in accordance with FDA current Good Manufacturing Practices.  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

  • Operates inspection, labeling and packaging equipment.

  • Operates material handling equipment.

  • Performs in-process checks and component counting.

  • Interacts with auditors during scheduled inspections.

  • Interacts with clients as needed.

  • Operates machinery and reads process control instruments to ensure proper operation.

  • Identifies operational problems when they occur.

  • Cleans rooms, equipment and tools for use in a cGMP environment.

  • Conducts routine in-process testing and visual inspections and identify out-of-specification conditions.

  • Provides day-to-day direction for operational tasks to team members as needed

  • Provides assistance to other technicians.

  • Provides training to new and less experienced employees.

  • Demonstrates Mastery of Serialization Line Level equipment and Vision Inspection Systems.

  • Assists Technical Services personnel with Serialization-related tasks such as New Product setup, recipe verification activities (RVF), and troubleshooting

  • Assists Validation personnel with equipment qualification activities, such as protocol generation and execution.

  • Assists Packaging Management with investigations: Deviations, Product Quality Complaints, and associated CAPA items.

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



Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma required. Associate’s degree, such as Pharmacy Technician preferred. 

  • 6 years in pharmaceutical packaging environment or equivalent regulated industry required.


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 verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to clearly and concisely document work activities in a timely manner using existing forms and records.

  • Writes legibly on all documentation.

  • Ability to perform basic math functions to include product accountability and material adjustment calculations and rounding.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.

  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (including gowning and powered respirators).

  • Understands and follows safety procedures and works in a manner to avoid injury to self and co-workers.

  • Willingness to work with highly toxic and controlled materials.

  • Ability to work in a regulated environment (FDA / DEA / OSHA) and strictly follow procedures.

  • Ability to move materials throughout facility using appropriate methods and equipment.


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


Job Requirements

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(Job number: 3981274)
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