• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe

Job Description

The Senior Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical support for operations, act as subject matter expert for multiple processing operations, initiates and manages capital and non-capital improvement projects, and provides technical leadership within the process engineering team Will be required to support investigations and correction of process related problems and deviations from standards May be asked to mentor junior engineers You will bring relevant experience in large scale chemical manufacturing to execute and deliver new projects and interacting and collaborating with other disciplines as well as external contractors

Job Responsibilities

Work effectively with others from diverse backgrounds and demonstrate capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements Display strong moral principles and work ethics while demonstrating initiative Maintain a professional presence and display responsible behaviors

Develops conceptual strategies, processing schemes, feasibility studies, PFDs, and detailed scopes of work

Develops detailed process design, including P&ID mark-ups, equipment process data sheets, process piping design, and ancillary equipment

Identify and execute projects to increase safety, reduce product cost, improve product quality, improve yield, and reduce material usage

Work and lead several different projects and be able to prioritize these projects

Works with contractors and project teams on buildout and expansion of facility while demonstrating confidence in voicing concerns and driving the project team to deliver a usable product for the end internal customer

Assists in developing control strategy and instrument process design, including emergency and shutdown procedures, instrument specification sheets, control ranges, alarm points, and automation strategy

Authors, updates, reviews, and approves area procedures and master batch records to ensure correct content and compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices

Designs studies, executes experiments and perform data analysis

Writes study proposals, progress reports, development reports, and various technical memos

Evaluates new technologies to improve the commercial production process

Supports scale up activities from R&D to production

Provides miscellaneous overhead support of facility

Supports the assurance of a robust manufacturing process for the current registered process as experience is gained post launch

Sets up robust process for trouble shooting

Acts as an effective change agent

Acts as a key player for the expansion of projects to increase scale of manufacture

Trains and mentors new process engineers and interns to develop them into capable engineers

Investigate deviations from standards of manufacturing process using effective root cause analysis tools Recommending and implementing effective corrective and preventative actions

Generating, evaluating, and implementing innovative and creative solutions

Serve as subject matter expert for technical projects

Capable of generating a project scope and cost plan to effectively draft a capital request

Develops product and process knowledge in multiple process train areas

Contributes to equipment URS development and retrofit Participates in equipment FATs, SATs, etc

Participate in Quality Risk Assessments and process hazards analysis activities

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


Bachelor of Science degree required, Chemical Engineering degree preferred
Minimum of 5-7 years of direct chemical processing experience preferably in a pharmaceutical production environment or other regulated environment
Experience in reading/writing P&IDs, Process Flow Diagrams, and mass and energy balances
Experience in batch type operations
Experience with large scale, high volume operations
Experience with automation controls
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential
Proven direct project management leadership


Capital project experience (CAPEX)
High temperature and high-pressure applications
Experience with pressure filter dryer technology
Root cause investigation training
Lean certification
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, FS, PID, IQ, OQ, PQ)
Experience with Statistical Process Control, Process Capability Analysis, and Risk Assessment/Management/
Working knowledge of SAP

Key Relationships to reach solutions


Global Engineering


Equipment Vendors
External Contractors

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law

Senior Process Engineer - Operations

Global Operations

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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