Process Engineer

JRS Pharma in Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Industry: Engineering - Biological And Biomedical Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $66,500.00 - 105,030.00 / Year*
position filled

JRS Pharma offers an exciting Process Engineer opportunity in the U.S. manfucturing facility. If you have an eye for detail, professional style, and a passion for science, we want you on our team.

JRS Pharma is a leading manufacturer of excipients, offering a complete portfolio of solutions for the global health science industry. Our excipients portfolio includes: high functionality excipients, binders, disintegrants, lubricants, functional fillers, thickeners, stabilizers, carriers, and coatings. In addition to our wide range of excipients, we offer excellent technical support and biopharma services to address the needs and formulation challenges of our customers.

We are dedicated to serving the health science industry worldwide. Founded in 1878, the JRS Group has over 135 years of experience. Our R&D centers, production sites, and sales offices, as well as our technical support team and award-winning customer service team offer our customers the most cost-effective and fast time-to-market solutions.

Job Summary

The process engineer performs process engineering and project work to support manufacturing. The process engineer is also involved in day to day production issues, long-term process improvements, quality, maintenance, safety and environmental work to improve the process, reduce costs and down time, and increase overall plant capacity. This position will work with all department managers, production, maintenance and lab personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform process, engineering and project work
  • Work on process improvements and optimization
  • Perform detailed analysis of areas and processes to evaluate long term cost reduction
  • Work with production and maintenance to maximize plant capacity
  • Provide support for plant trials, tests and protocols
  • Support validation of process and project improvements
  • Develop Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID s)
  • Develop projects, including cost estimation and project management
  • Oversee site environmental requirements and maintain permits
  • Facilitate safety-related items
  • Provide backup coverage for Production and Maintenance
  • Execute other responsibilities and projects as required


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Familiarity with process control
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Associated topics: bioinformatic, biology, biosynthetic, enzyme, hereditary, metabolic, molecular, pain, parenteral, pharmaceutical

* Estimated salary

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