20 May, 2024

Senior Process Engineer

  • AstraZeneca
  • Coppell, TX, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Job ID R-199805Date posted 16/05/2024

In this role, you will ensure ethical conduct and compliance, adhering to AstraZeneca values and behaviors. You will develop conceptual strategies, processing schemes, feasibility studies, PFD’s, and detailed scopes of work. You will also work on several different projects and prioritize these projects with guidance. Your role will involve designing studies, implementing experiments and performing data analysis. You will also evaluate new technologies to improve the commercial production process and support scale up activities from R&D to production. 

Essential Skills/Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related field
- Minimum of 4 years of direct chemical processing experience preferably in a pharmaceutical production environment
- Experience in process design, project management, and directing a team
- Hands-on experience in working with Chemical Operations and preferably API Manufacturing
- Experience in reading/writing P&ID’s, Process Flow Diagrams, and mass and energy balances
- Experience in batch type operations
- Experience with large scale, extensive operations
- Exhibited leadership skills
- Understanding of drug product supply chain needs
- Experience in the following areas: Process Chemistry scale up; validation activities for commercial production; reactors and drying processes; and, setting up new equipment trains – (URS, PID, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ)

Desirable Skills/Experience:
- Capital project experience (CAPEX)
- High temperature and high pressure applications
- Experience with pressure filter dryer technology
- Root cause investigation training
- Lean certification
- Six-sigma certification
- Experience with automatic process controls (PLC, DCS)

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unshackle adventuresome thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and pioneering world.

Why AstraZeneca?
With constant new products and launches, there's never been a better time to join Supply Chain at AstraZeneca. We are driven by the challenge to stay ahead in transitional markets as we continuously seek new and better ways to deliver medicines all the way to our patients. Our resilience helps us to succeed as we innovate and evolve. We foster an encouraging, positive environment where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. If you are motivated, take inquisitive risks and are able to act quickly, then this is the place for you.

Ready to make a big impact? Apply now and join us in our contribution to life-changing medicines!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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