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Sr. Pharmaceutical Process Safety Engineer

Riverview, MI 48193

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 8073 Pay Rate: 150,000

POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Process Safety Engineer is responsible for performing all experiments to evaluate process safety and/or hazards, including the operation and maintenance of the RC-1, uRC and TSU as well as the safety-specific operation of the DSC.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all regulatory requirements, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, and related safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices.
  • Consistent support and practice of all Ash Stevens’ mission and values.


  • Perform laboratory hazard evaluations to support the development and safe scale-up of chemical processes.
  • Participate in project hazard evaluation meetings to evaluate process hazards and also to communicate and evaluate pertinent safety testing results.
  • Interact with third-party vendors for the completion of safety testing using equipment not available on-site.
  • Conduct experiments and engineering evaluations to facilitate the scale-up and transfer of processes from laboratory to plant equipment. This may include, but is not limited to, crystallization experiments (FBRM/PVM) to control polymorph and particle size distribution, design of experiments to identify critical process parameters, and specific unit operation modeling (distillation, heat transfer, reactor agitation, etc.).
  • As a representative of Process Development, actively participate in the formal transfer of processes from PD to the plant. Maintain responsibility for the plant production of all development projects/approved projects until successful tech transfer to Operations.
  • Perform evaluations on potential new projects to assess safety, scalability, cost, and timing to support the preparations of a project proposal.
  • Coordinate efforts with EH&S to improve day-to-day operations and contribute to improvements in PPE and engineering controls with the goal of minimizing operator exposure.
  • Manage and conduct the process development of current and new synthetic/process pathways. Ensure that adequate supplies of process materials (raw materials, solvents, reagents, etc.) and operation equipment (testing supplies, hoses, reactors, glassware, etc.) are available for assigned task.
  • Write progress reports and provide technical support in meetings regarding safety/engineering evaluations and also current API production/new API process development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of GMP requirements.


  • Strong project management skills working with rigid deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.


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