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Sanofi Group 2019 Biologics Co-Op: Engineering in Allston, Massachusetts

Title: 2019 Biologics Co-Op: Engineering

Location: Allston, MA

Duration: July 2019 – December 2019

Note: Candidates must be available 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Availability on nights, weekends and holidays may be required

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi’s university opportunities offer exposure to a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Students work side-by-side with biopharmaceutical professionals, providing an opportunity to make an impact in the lives of patients around the globe. This Co-Op may lead to a full-time opportunity upon graduation based on successful performance reviews and final interview process. One of the goals of this program is to feed a leadership pipeline of top talent for our Sanofi Biologics full-time opportunities. Sanofi Biologics early career hiring launches your career to the next level through a targeted approach.

This position is responsible for assisting with technical engineering support in process optimization strategies, upgrades, replacements, maintenance and modifications in the operations or manufacturing environment. This person will also ensure that all operations are accomplished in a compliant manner consistent with current corporate policies, industry standards, and applicable regulatory requirements.

General Duties Include:

  • Perform standard engineering work requiring application of standard techniques and procedures

  • Complete routine technical tasks.

Operations Engineering Duties Include:

  • On a daily basis, assist with the monitoring of operations of a unit operation of system and in the active assistance of operations, maintenance or project personnel as required.

  • Routinely audit the operational performance and regulatory compliance of a limited number of equipment items or systems of minor to moderate complexity

  • Routinely assist in the troubleshooting of operational issues with individual equipment or skids

  • Assist with the proposal, initiation, testing and implementation of proposed changes to process, utility and/or facility systems

  • Assist other engineers in the evaluation and implementation of engineering improvements, policy changes, compliance improvements and optimization programs.

  • Participates in technical investigations and provides on-the-floor technical expertise.

Training/Deviations/Compliance Duties Include:

  • Partnering with direct and indirect management chain to ensure the following:

  • Training Plan execution

  • Assist in ensuring Inspection Readiness of assigned areas

  • Participates in timely completion of investigations

  • Complying with requirements from Genzyme’s Safety Program including Health and Safety regulations and OSHA requirements

Competencies/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/biotech processes

  • Familiarity with documentation in a highly regulated environment

  • Ability to interpret and apply GLPs and GMPs

  • Ability to apply engineering science to production

  • Demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Problem solving and applied engineering

  • Basic technical report writing

  • Verbal communication

Basic Qualifications :

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related technological field with plans to graduate by 2020

  • 3.0/4.0 GPA is a minimum requirement

  • Must have permanent US work authorization

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Desire to work within a team environment

  • Strong interest in working with computers

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Power Point and Word

  • Basic equipment knowledge (valve, pump, replacement part, skid control system)

  • Basic understanding of cGMP principles as applied to individual equipment or process steps

  • Some previous relevant work experience, experience in operations/manufacturing environment preferred

Application Instructions:

  • Please apply online

  • Please complete the mandatory application survey, select "Biologics Co-Op Program - MA": https://sanofi.recsolu.com/external/form/wqUR9_B4uCCCMH1yOLg4hg

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Sanofi US Services, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

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