Senior Process Engineer

Coppell, Texas

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Key Accountabilities:

  • Ethical conduct and compliance and adhearing to AstraZeneca values and behaviors
  • Develops conceptual strategies, processing schemes, feasibility studies, PFD's, and detailed scopes of work
  • Develops, reviews, and communicates detailed process design, including P&ID mark-ups, equipment process data sheets, process piping design, and ancillary equipment
  • Works on several different projects and prioritizes these projects with guidance
  • Assists in developing control strategy and instrument process design, including emergency
  • and shutdown procedures, instrument specification sheets, control ranges, and alarm points
  • Designs studies, executes experiments and perform data analysis
  • Writes study proposals, progress reports, development reports, user requirements, and various technical memos
  • Evaluates new technologies to improve the commercial production process
  • Supports scale up activities from R&D to production
  • Supports buildout of new facilities
  • Provides required documentation to support compliance
  • 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
  • Actively participates in the development and mentoring of additional staff

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related discipline, plus a minimum of 5-7 years of direct chemical processing experience preferably in a pharmaceutical production environment
  • Experience in process design, project management, and leading 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, high volume operations
  • Demonstrated 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)

  • 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)

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.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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