Process Engineers

Ampac Fine Chemicals has regular full time opportunities available at our Rancho Cordova site (area/ Northern CA). We are a leading manufacturer of active Sacramento pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates under cGMP guidelines for commercial customers in the pharmaceutical industry. Our facilities in Northern California offer specialized engineering capabilities including high containment for high potency compounds, energetic and nucleoside chemistries, and chiral separation using the first commercial-scale simulated moving bed in the United States. Additional information about our Rancho Cordova facility can be obtained by visiting our website @

TYPICAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering, plus a minimum of 3 years of direct chemical manufacturing experience in a pharmaceutical production environment, familiarity with cGMP requirements and FDA compliance necessary. Experience in working with Chemical Operations. Work will include working with chemicals to produce pharmaceutical intermediates as well as final API's. We are looking for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Manufacturing experience. Knowledge of Q7A. Some experience on the floor eg, shift supervisor or process demonstrations. Good understanding of cGMPs, validation (process and or cleanout). Candidate that has been exposed to batch type operations is a plus. Those candidates that can hit the ground running are highly desired!
50% - Data collection and tracking. Oversee plant operations.
20% - Operating procedure changes, P&ID configuration control.
20% - Process design, create P&ID's, bid documents, oversee modifications.
10% - Misc. overhead support of facility.
** May involve weekend and off-shift work, especially during process start-ups **

We offer competitive salaries, great benefits & relocation assistance
Please send resumes to katherine.malberg or call HR @ 916-357-6282.