Process Scientist

Rancho Cordova, California and Petersburg, Virginia
Apr 23, 2020
May 23, 2020
Field of specialization
Organic, Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Full time

AMPAC Fine Chemicals is a contract manufacturing company focused on the development and manufacture of pharmaceutical compounds. We are looking for Process Scientists to be part of a team that is developing cost effective solutions for our Pharmaceutical partners. We are looking for Scientists to join our R&D teams at our California and Virginia sites.

This position is responsible for production support and process development of pharmaceutical ingredients:    

* Develops scalable manufacturing processes in an cGMP environment    

* Conducts experiments to optimize processes for commercial manufacture    

* Meets with groups internally and externally for project meetings and prepares data for presentations    

* Effectively participates in Process R&D team meetings    

* Works under supervision of more senior scientists or scientific directors to advance the company pipeline    

* Thinks critically and creatively and is able to work independently and in interdisciplinary groups    

* Ability to resolve problems and has strong organizational and planning skills 

* Demonstrates excellent writing and communication skills (both verbal and technical) and strong interpersonal skills.    

Education & Experience:  Ph.D., MS or BS degree with industry experience.    

Special Work Conditions:  Work place may include areas where a wide variety of chemical materials are used and stored. May involve potential exposure to variable noise levels. Must customarily have a high consciousness for personnel and equipment safety. May be required to utilize a variety of personal protective equipment. May need to work outside of normal office hours.