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Cambrex High Point Project Engineer in Charles City, Iowa


The Project Engineer performs general engineering duties for new installations and equipment, and modification of existing facilities and equipment. These duties are to be carried out with safety, efficiency and quality at the forefront.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Operations, Quality Assurance, Maintenance and Process Engineering to ensure a safe and efficient facility to produce quality materials.

  • Perform necessary engineering calculations and estimates to support project related design work and project Capital Authorization Requests.

  • Develop / Create / revise drawings and sketches as they pertain to projects and other tasks throughout the facility.

  • Undertake multiple small capital projects at a time.

  • Work with Sr. Engineer to schedule needed vendor, contractor, and facility personnel to perform work in support of plant scheduling and timelines.

  • Be capable of creating and maintaining capital project budgets.

  • Enter Purchase Requisitions required for project related work.

  • Enters data on maintenance database as required for proper maintenance documentation as applied to Capital projects and work orders.

  • Provide monthly updates on all project status or as required, performs monthly time allocation on Capital Projects for the month.

  • Maintain/updates appropriate department files, including but not limited to: Capital asset requests, project closure forms, equipment inspection reports, appropriate change control documentation, drawings and sketches as they pertain to project work, cGMP files, Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Responsible for training contractors and vendors for any work on site via appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Support all requested HAZOP functions.

  • Develop vendor contacts


  • BS in Engineering or equivalent degree required.

  • 1-3 years of experience preferred.

  • Good communication skills required (written and verbal)

  • Computer skills required, preferably Windows based, AutoCAD experience a plus

    Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. (

Job LocationUS-IA-Charles City

Type Regular Full-Time