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PET Process Analyst

Location Newark, Delaware, United States Job ID R-187802 Date posted 19/02/2024

The AstraZeneca Newark Supply Site in Newark, DE, was established in 1971 and currently employs approximately 260 people. Over the course of these years, Newark has undergone many product portfolio changes since it first began as Stuart Pharmaceuticals through today as one of the main packager of oral solid dose products for the US market and a global  Formulation site for select oral solid dose products. The site provides a collaborative environment, where everyone feels comfortable and is able to be themselves.  It’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you: on-site fitness center access, lunch & learns, sustainable office working environment, team, site and family activities, life-long learning, diversity & inclusion, tuition reimbursement, and a dining center.

The Process Analyst provides analytical and process improvement support to the pharmaceutical operations in Formulation and Packing. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and leverage an advanced knowledge and understanding of production processes.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and reduction in process variability.

  • Partner with production personnel, management, and other site functions to drive continuous improvement.

  • Create/enhance tools that drive standard work (changeover cards, station cards, Standard Operating Procedures, etc).

  • Provide training to personnel as required to embed process standardization/optimization and the use of the associated tools.

  • Establish/maintain key performance indicators and other tools to improve performance visibility and identify opportunity areas.

  • Host and/or attend team meetings to progress initiatives aimed at improving the production processes.

  • As part of the PET ring, be a collaborative and effective team member by supporting key PET processes as needed. This includes, but is not limited to the following: deviations, CAPA, investigations, housekeeping audits, change control, Kronos, SAP.



  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • 1 plus years of Experience

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • High degree of computer systems proficiency (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, etc)

  • Process-focused mindset

  • Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong interpersonal skills, adept at forming effective working relationships with personnel at various levels of the organization


  • Experience in a production environment

  • Experience with documentation in a GMP environment

  • Experience working in a LEAN manufacturing environment and proficiency in lean tools.

  • Knowledge of cGMPs and FDA policies/procedures

  • Expertise in key production systems: SAP, TDMS, Trackwise, Kronos, TrakSYS, PAS-X.

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.

So, what’s next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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