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Process Engineer

AMPAC Fine Chemicals
Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), an SK pharmteco company, is a custom manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs, Drug Substances) and registered intermediates for customers in the pharmaceutical industry. Our integrated facilities located in California, Texas, and Virginia specialize in process development, scale-up, and cGMP compliant production from kilograms to multi-ton quantities. 

We are looking for enthusiastic Chemical Engineers to join our Process Engineering Team! We have several opportunities at our Rancho Cordova, CA location (Greater Sacramento Area). We will pay for your relocation!! 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Under general supervision and following established policies, performs professional assignments requiring full use and application of standard engineering principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Monitor existing processes, ensuring that batch records are maintained, variances are investigated, and day to day activities are properly planned. Activate and qualify facilities and equipment. 
  • Provide team leadership to small projects. Conduct product changeovers through shift coverage, preparation of cleaning instruction, and leading in set up operations. Prepare new batch records and work instructions. Develop process training for operations and craftsmen. Troubleshoot processes to reduce downtime, improve cycle time, and increase productivity. Modify piping and instrumentation drawings, flow sheets, and emission calculations. 
  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria using judgement in making adaptations and modifications. Use engineering skills to design small projects for enhanced safety, quality and or productivity improvements. Assists in the completion of Process Safety information and participates in Process Hazard Analysis. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering required.
  • One to three years of chemical manufacturing experience in a pharmaceutical production environment highly preferred. This position may be filled at a higher or lower level, based upon the candidates experience per the Company's Job Families.
Skill Requirements: Familiarity with cGMP requirements and FDA compliance preferred.  We are a 24/7/365 manufacturing plant. This position may involve shift coverage including weekends and holidays.

AMPAC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics, both state and federal.

AMPAC Fine Chemicals


Rancho Cordova, CA
95741 USA



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