About the facility
Our facility in Charles City, IA, is dedicated to the development, delivery and production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).
The facility is home to four commercial cGMP plants that help deliver large scale production, and other areas dedicated to small scale development and manufacturing.
With more than 375 employees, Charles City, IA offers a range of career opportunities, with roles including Pharmaceutical Operators, Chemical Development Scientists, Analytical Development Chemists, Process Engineers, Production Engineers, Operations Leadership and Quality Control Chemists. If you’re interested in any of the roles, read on to find out more.
Quality Assurance Inspector
About the region
With a community of 7,500 residents, Charles City is located in northeast Iowa, with the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls less than one hour’s drive away.
Offering a relaxed way of life, Charles City, IA is considered a safe, family-centric community, with a much lower cost of living than other parts of the country. Outdoor activities, including camping, fishing, boating, kayaking and biking, are extremely popular with locals and widely available in the area.
What’s more, the cities of Des Moines and Minneapolis are both around two hours from Charles City, IA if you fancy escaping for a weekend or exploring the attractions and nightlife these two cities have to offer.
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Customer Service Manager
Meet our people
“After visiting Cambrex in Charles City, I was impressed by both the facility and the hospitality of its people. In addition, most of my experience has been in chemical plants so the role fitted well with my skills.”Anmaris Torres
Meet our people
“It is great to know that I work for a company that makes products that help people. I enjoy working with people to solve problems. The variety keeps my job interesting.”John Andrews