Process Engineer

Hiring Request Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2024/3/21 18:20)
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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:

To be responsible for the management of Process and/or Production works/projects assigned to the role on site. Active participation on new projects, technical transfers from other sites, development in scale up and process improvements to established processes.




  • Implement all Process/Production related projects within area of work in compliance with all relevant legislation and regulatory standards including HSE and Quality, and in accordance with the Project Engineering department ways of work.
  • Participate in / lead technical transfer or process improvement projects for established process utilizing best available technology, practices and tool as appropriate at all times. These include the use of Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Risk Assessment Technology, Quality by Design, etc.
  • Ensure all project risk assessments are carried out in a compliant manner in line with established SOP’s and policies.
  • Responsible for preparation and review of /process engineering documentation including project plans and cost proposals, validation plans and execution of validation activities in relation to projects, preparation of validation reports, etc., correctly in a timely manner, while liaising with the Quality Department as required.
  • Responsible for on-time project delivery, projects delivery within budget, maintenance of validation status for all project related equipment to the required regulatory standards.
  • Investigate and document process/production and project related deviations, planned deviations, out of specification results and implementation of agreed corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Initiate, document, and process change controls for project process/engineering related matters as appropriate.
  • Present a written monthly report to the Manufacturing Director providing details on agreed KPI’s and metrics


We are looking to recruit a Candidate:

  • BSc / BEng, MSc / MEng, PhD in chemical engineering or equivalent.
  • Min 3-5 years’ experience working within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Tech transfer and start-up experience of multiple projects and product from early-stage development to commercial scale.
  • Good capacity for the execution and coordination of all Production activities.
  • Experience in equipment and technology design, selection, testing.
  • Experience in technical manufacturing support.
  • Result driven, team player, able to deal with multiple projects/tasks.
  • Strong problem solving skills and solution focused
  • Good sense of management and leadership.
  • Experience in cGMP's and HSEE rules.
  • Ability to interact with and be part of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Availability and ability to take ownership.

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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