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Hovione is an international company with over 55 years' experience in the development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Drug Product Intermediates. With four FDA inspected sites in Portugal, the U.S., Ireland and China, Hovione offers integrated API, particle design, formulation development and GMP manufacturing. In the inhalation area, Hovione is the only independent company offering such a broad range of services.

To reinforce our team we are looking to fill the following position at our Cork site:

The In Process Control Team Lead will support the QC Director in the Management of the QC Department and ensure that the deliverables of each project are dealt with by the IPC Team. At the same time this person will propose new methodologies and objectives and the necessary investments and resources taking in account the project demand trends and project requirements.

IPC Team Lead

        Main responsabilities

    • Support the QC Director in the Management of the QC Department;
    • Ensure that the deliverables of each project are dealt with by the IPC Team within the timeframes defined, with quality and according to cGMP;
    • Coordinate and ensure working conditions for the IPC QC Analyst team in such a way as to guarantee the fulfilment of all applicable regulations, by promoting a culture of continuous improvement;
    • Ensure the motivation of the team and provide the necessary training to carry out their functions;
    • Propose new methodologies and objectives as well as the necessary investments and resources taking into account the project requirements.


    • Third level University, or equivalent, degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or in similar Chemistry/ Health Sciences fields;
    • Minimum of 6 years' experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, having preferably worked in QC In-Process control and Release/Stability areas, with training and experience in cGMP and ICH guidelines;
    • Solid knowledge and hands-on experience in Analytical Chemistry, and QC procedures;
    • Experience working in an IMB/FDA regulated environment is essential;
    • Leadership, Team Management and Communication skills;
    • Result driven, team player, able to deal with multiple projects/tasks;
    • Flexibility is essential (willingness to work additional hours or weekends as required by business needs);
    • PC skills MS Word, Excel.

    You Demonstrate:

    We offer:

    • Full time opportunity;
    • Remuneration and social benefits adjusted to the job function and matching the experience;
    • Excellent work environment, with a strong focus on quality.

    Hovione is an 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.


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