Maintenance Manager

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2024/4/1 17:08)
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Job Locations
US-NJ-East Windsor
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Hovione is an independent family owned international group of companies. 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 Company dedicated to helping Pharmaceutical Customers bring new and off-patent drugs to market.


Our people are the main asset for our continued success. Reaching over 1950 team members, from 36 different nationalities, that are located across Asia, Europe and North America (Portugal, US, Macao, Ireland, China, 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. That is why we are In it for life.

You will be responsible to:

Performs engineering work in operations, production, construction or maintenance environments. Responsibilities are within the Engineering Family as a generalist or in a combination of disciplines. Understands the roles and workflows of the Engineering and Maintenance functions.


- Manage and support the TMs assigned to his/her area of responsibility, namely in terms of recruitment, integration, training needs and performance management in accordance with the company's HR policies.

- Translate business cascade goals into departmental and individual goals and clearly communicate goals to team.

- Providing leadership and direction to colleagues within the area to ensure that goals, targets and expectations are communicated clearly.

- Ensure all TMs are aligned and motivated towards achieving Hovione's goals, values and culture by promoting their personal and professional development whilst maximizing productivity.

- Appraise team performance, coaching team members to elevate their performance through development plans and address poor performance through improvement plans together with HR business partner.

- Select the best performers for career advancement in accordance with the organization needs

- Define and review the list of the area technical competencies and establish training plans to develop such competencies.

- Responsible for generating annual master plans for the area including costs and resource requirements and clearly defining on how success will be measured for the area responsible;

- Ensure execution of engineering or maintenance activities within area of responsibility using excellence asset life cycle approach.

- Manage outsourced engineering, maintenance or facility contracts and resources to meet site requirements.

- Constantly seek for productivity in the group, questioning practices and measuring activity time to enable simplification and productivity gains

- Ensure equipment and processes are engineered, maintained and operated within all local, national, business codes and regulations;

- Create the conditions for own team to meet all predefined KPI’s for area.

- Monitor the area budget, by controlling budget evolution, identifying any deviations between the real and the foreseen and taking corrective measures.

- Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with environmental, health & safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice.

- Ensure compliance with GMP internal and external requirements as well as promote the implementation and maintenance of Hovione´s policies, systems and procedures (COPs, HBR, SOPs and others) within his/ her TMs.

We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

- Degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic or Instrumentation or related field

- Relevant experience in maintenance of an industry environment, preferably in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical industry

- Experience in leading others in project context

- Effective time management skills and the ability to multitask.

- Track record of overachieving targets

- Possess solid knowledge of the local and national codes and regulations, principles and practices

- Good communication skills (verbal and written)

- Skilled at managing processes and tools

- Fluency in English is a requirement

- Must have the Knowledge, Experience and Skills to conduct their tasks in accordance with the rules and procedures set down.


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.


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