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Process Engineer II

Location

Charles City, IA, USA

Department

Engineering

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At Cambrex, it’s our people that set us apart. We work locally and have an impact globally. We’re committed to attracting, nurturing and retaining a passionate and talented team of experts in our fast paced and growing company. You will be valued and recognized. We offer an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, generous vacation in your first year, sick time, and retirement savings!

Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal – to improve the quality of life for our customers’ patients across the world.

Overview

The Process Engineer II will be responsible for implementation of projects for the manufacture of APIs and bulk intermediates and other products from development through piloting and/or commercial production.

Responsibilities

  • Writing batch records, cleaning records, SOPs, campaign reports, supplements, and investigation/deviation reports with minimal oversight to support production operations
  • Identifying and monitoring KPIs and using process data to identify and execute improvements to new and existing products to achieve improved yields, quality or customer expectations
  • Identifying and executing Kaizen events with support from Process Improvement
  • Providing training and process support to production areas including training on new processes and on-site oversight of key processing steps
  • Working in a team environment that includes cross-departmental participation from Engineering, Research and Development, Regulatory, Quality Control, Analytical Development and Operations
  • Developing plans for production of pilot and commercial volumes of product
  • Developing and maintaining IQ, OQ and PQ documents and protocols with minimal oversight
  • Leading efforts to troubleshoot and investigate process problems and deviations with minimal guidance, and preparing appropriate reports on findings
  • Participating in HAZOPs and providing guidance on corrective actions when needed
  • Providing PFD and P&ID generation, energy balances, material balances, environmental calculations and other calculations and formulations as needed
  • Working with appropriate departments to set up codes, label requests, and MSDS revisions
  • Completing CAPAs and audit action items as assigned

All employees are required to adhere to DEA, EPA, FDA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the Company; and to adhere to all company safety rules and procedures.  All employees are expected to report to work regularly and promptly.  Other duties relating to departmental mission, not specifically detailed in this section may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • 3 – 7  plus years’ of experience in manufacturing environment, preferably in pharmaceutical manufacturer
  • BS in Chemical Engineering or equivalent education and experience will be considered
  • Knowledge of and/or direct experience in a cGMP environment is preferred
  • General knowledge of chemical operations equipment and manufacturing operations
  • Proficient in windows based environment including word processing, spreadsheet and data base programs