• Sr Chemical Process Engineer

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    ChSr. Chemical Process Engineer for PCI Synthesis


    Are you a Chemical Engineer experienced in multi-step fine chemical manufacturing, who thrives in a genuinely fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy an exciting new project on a weekly basis? Is working in a smaller, agile company, overseeing collaborative teams, and optimizing processes appealing to you?


    PCI Synthesis, a full-service cGMP Contract Manufacturing Organization of API & Drug Products located in Newburyport, MA is looking for a Sr Chemical Process Engineer to join their team. The Sr Process Engineer and the team reporting to them is primarily responsible for overseeing the development of processing instructions for plant operations and their introduction to the manufacturing environment. They and their team are ultimately responsible for project start up, process optimization and process troubleshooting.


    The individual must have previous experience carrying out activities in a batch, fine chemical environment with a proven track record in technology transfer from the laboratory to the plant and after initial introduction be able to lead efforts in reducing cycle times, improving quality, improving batch yields, and reducing overall manufacturing costs.  The successful candidate will have experience gathering information and interacting with Sr. Management, Research and Development, Marketing, Safety, and QC/QA and then interpreting and organizing the information to insure a successful project outcome.    Also responsible for continuously monitoring and developing cost reduction/technical improvement options for existing processes to improve plant performance and maintain product viability.  The Sr. Process Engineer should also be able to carry out projects in the plant with maintenance and contract personnel.  This includes specifying equipment, piping, and controls and developing plans to install, startup, and operate new manufacturing equipment.



    • Batch, Fine or Specialty Chemical Manufacturing background
    • cGMP experience preferred but not crucial
    • Minimum 5yrs manufacturing experience and a BS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry.
    • Tech Transfer skills (laboratory to plant, process troubleshooting and process optimization)
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Proven Leadership skills
    • Working knowledge of glass lined and rotating process equipment.
    • Thorough understanding of batch fine chemical unit operations-Reactions, Extractions, Distillation, Filtration, Drying etc., etc. and the utilities that support them


    Yes, we have more benefits!

    Competitive base salary in addition to commissions, plus, excellent comprehensive benefits package.


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