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Process Research Chemical Engineer

Location : High Point, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : CRC_PRE
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+ years
Required Education : 4 year degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Pharmaceutical

Job Description :


  • Stable, high-growth specialized pharmaceutical manufacturer with a global presence and North American HQ

  • Comprehensive product/services offering to include end-to-end solutions for clients as a true one-stop-shop provider in their industry

  • Strong benefits offering to include medical/vision/dental, 401k, excellent PTO, and much more


  • Provide engineering support toward meeting of client-based delivery and development goals

  • Site engineering support, including the design, construction, and maintenance of equipment that replicates laboratory chemical process on pilot and commercial scales. 

  • Experimental skills related to chemical process development and kilo – scale synthesis of organic compounds of medicinal importance.

  • ·Serve as an expert chemical engineering and pharmaceutical science resource to the chemical development group, the plant site, and to the larger organization

  • Application of key principles of chemical engineering to work within a matrix-based chemical development team to construct systems and design chemical processes that will efficiently support on-scale safe production of promising pharmaceutical candidates

  • Collaboration with process development chemists and analytical chemists to develop safer and more robust processes for laboratory and plant production

  • Development of key process improvements and strategies leading to improved yield, throughput, purity, increased efficiency, capacity enhancement, and reduced cost

  • Maintain current knowledge of state-of-the-art techniques for improving engineering principles related to organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, process development techniques and cGMP regulations.  

  • Utilization of root cause/batch failure analysis

  • Perform final form screening/polymorph screening/crystallization studies

  • Work closely with partner teams, including chemistry, analytical, and manufacturing operations to coordinate project related equipment and activities

  • Actively promote the results of ongoing projects within the group and to external clients

Required Qualifications :


  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering with 5+ years of pharmaceutical or comparable chemical industry

  • Strong skills and knowledge in organic chemistry, especially as applicable to process chemistry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a diverse team environment are essential

  • Experience with engineering software and process modeling

  • Knowledge and experience in technologies such as continuous processing, flow chemistry, microwave chemistry is preferred

  • Preferred knowledge of and experience with in-situ reaction monitoring technology

  • Knowledge or expertise in principles of operational excellence, six-sigma, and process optimization preferred


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