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Hovione is a 60 years Portuguese multinational company. From the beginning, we have set ourselves above and apart through our innovative technological and productive capabilities, reaching a top spot in the world market as an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) offering from drug substance to drug product intermediate to drug product.

Hovione recognizes that people are the main asset for the company’s continued success, reaching over 1900 team members, from 35 different nationalities located in Portugal, US, Macao, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, India, and Switzerland, including 4 production sites.

Working at Hovione means reaching for innovation and excellence in everything we do: for our clients, our partners and, above all, our patients.


Maintenance Technician - Mechanical (M/F) 

As a Maintenance Technician you will be mainly responsible for performing mechanical maintenance on equipment and systems, recommending equipment improvements, troubleshooting, and diagnosing equipment problems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Participating in the day-to-day preventative and corrective mechanical tasks; 
  • Maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting all equipment on site as per Standard Operating Procedures and Engineering work instructions; 
  • Guaranteeing the plant's operability, namely of the equipment and facilities allocated to production and infrastructure in general; 
  • Ensuring the correct completion of all required documentation, paper or system based, associated with own work; 
  • Participating in the implementation of continuous improvement initiative and lean tools within the area (Top5, 5S, SMED, IDM, 8D); 
  • Participating in the Quality Assurance and HSE programs; 

We are looking to recruit:

  • A candidate with a technical course in relevant areas - maintenance, mechanics, among others (mandatory); 
  • A candidate with approximately 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing maintenance environment (e.g., pumping systems, mechanical seals, thermal circuits, reactors, dryers, and others); 
  • A candidate with previous experience in SAP will be considered a plus; 
  • A team player and a great communicator; 
  • A candidate with a good level of English; 
  • A candidate available for working in shits; 

Hovione is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer

Inclusion and diversity are key to us. At Hovione, that means a work environment where differences are valued, and everyone is treated with fairness and respect. We want all our team members worldwide to feel supported, respected, and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, regardless of their age, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity.