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Join a Market Leader

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.


Production Engineer (M/F)

The Production Engineer will be responsible for the management of all Process and/or Production work and projects on site.

You will be responsible for:

  • Working in a Drug product GMP manufacturing environment to ensure the execution of the Production Plan;
  • Performing all the assigned tasks associated with the production activities (preparation, execution and closure of production campaigns);
  • Coordinating, supervising and providing technical support to the production teams and activities within your area of responsibility to fulfill the established production objectives;
  • Contributing to the optimization of manufacturing processes, continuous improvement, productivity and efficiency increase and costs reduction;
  • Participating in a multi-role project team to support Pharmaceutical Development activities and GMP Production manufacturing campaigns;
  • Providing training to all staff within the approved training program.

We are looking to recruit:

  • A candidate with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related academic background; 
  • A Professional with experience in Pharmaceutical/Chemical Manufacturing activities;
  • A Professional with knowledge and insight on the cGMP and Regulations;
  • A candidate with strong planning capacities and time management skills applied to the execution of all production activities;
  • A candidate with a problem solving and results driven mindset;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is mandatory;
  • Availability for shifts if necessary;

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.