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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.


Hovione New Jersey is expanding and we are looking for strong professionals to join us and are currently recruiting for the following position:


Senior Process Chemist


The Senior Process Chemist mentors junior members of the Process Chemistry and proposes new synthetic routes for new projects and helps in the bid development process. The candidate will design and perform experiments in order to develop chemical processes for the manufacture of drug substances.


Main responsibilities:

  • Mentors junior members of the Process Chemistry

  • Proposes new synthetic routes for new projects and helps in the bid development process

  • Tracking of Process Chemistry resources assigned to the project (Plan vs. Actual)

  • Contributes 75% to the laboratory efforts

  • Maintains assigned project timelines

  • Generates project summary reports and development reports as needed.  Provides a written weekly update to the Head of Process Chemistry.

  • Assists in the technology transfer of projects to the Loures and Macau facilities

  • Maintains a clear and readable notebook

  • Maintains the laboratory in a clean and safe operating condition

  • Follows appropriate IOP, SOP and COP guidelines

  • Participate in training on hazardous waste management procedures on an annual basis



  • Knowledge of cGMPs as applied to API manufacturing

  • Analytical skills and ability to make decisions under pressure

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Critical and creative personality

  • Accuracy and responsibility

  • Initiative and dynamism

  • Self-confidence, independence and organization

  • Strong leadership

  • Good team spirit



  • PhD, or equivalent, in synthetic organic chemistry with a minimum 5 to 10 years industrial process chemistry experience in either the pharmaceutical/fine chemical or agricultural industries.


We offer:


  • Exciting full time opportunity in a growing Company, using continuous manufacturing technology under a Quality by Design approach in an innovative setting.
  • Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with the job function and candidate’s relevant experience.
  • Great work environment, with a strong focus on quality and execution of top class science in state of the art equipment.



If you wish to apply, please fill in the web application at: Hovione Careers .