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Sanofi Group Packaging Technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee


Packaging Technician


Chattanooga, TN - Our manufacturing facilities are located in Southside, St. Elmo, and Tiftonia areas


Most openings are on 3rd shift.


Competitive starting pay: $18.00

Sign-On Bonus: $1,000 (to be paid out in two installments at 90 and 180 days)

401(k) + employer matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid timeoff

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance

And many more!

Job Summary

Responsible for the efficient operation of various packaging machinery including tube filler, ointment fillers, cappers, liquid filler and other miscellaneous equipment. Responsible for setting-up, disassembling, cleaning, and basic maintenance on packaging equipment.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Performs set-up and prepares line for packaging - various packaging equipment

  • Provides packaging supplies and bulk product as required to feed packaging machines and change as necessary (i.e. bottles, labels and caps)

  • Continually observes product and materials being used and rejects any substandard materials or packages not in conformance with regulations set by FDA-cGMP’s (current good manufacturing practices)

  • Document, monitor and maintain proper fill levels based on the product specifications

  • Operate package line according to Setup Sheets, SPI, SOP’s, and other instructed procedures

  • Observes operation of equipment and lubricates as needed, and make minor mechanical repairs or request Mechanic's help as required

  • Assists mechanic with packaging line changeover

  • Disassembles equipment at end of production runs and cleans in accordance with Sanofi procedures to comply with regulations set by FDA-cGMP’s

  • Responsible for signing off on permanent records and that the appropriate cleaning procedures are followed

  • Maintains a safe work area and observes all company safety regulations

Machine and Equipment (Required on Job)

Packaging machinery, freight elevator, electric and manual lift truck, tape machines, and various tools.

Packaging machinery includes: filler, capper, bottle cleaner, labeler, cartoner, and bundler.

This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities. Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business.


Education : High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience : None

Training : As needed and determined by department supervisor to ensure Sanofi Consumer Products procedures compliance as required by FDA-cGMP’s.

Dress Requirements : Uniforms, hair covers and/or heading covering, gloves, dust masks, and safety glasses as required by job conditions, provided by Sanofi Consumer Products.

Special Requirements :

  • Position is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  • Must work in a pleasant and cooperative manner.

  • Maintain satisfactory attendance record.

  • Must be able to lift heavy loads (25-60 lbs.), and to handle weights up to 500 lbs. with mechanical assistance.

  • Good mechanical skills.

Job Conditions :

  • Inside work in pleasant surroundings.

  • Some exposure to product, dust, and grease when cleaning equipment and work area.

  • Exposed to recognized hazards of packing machinery.

  • Standing or walking approximately 100% of time, lifting intermittently pounds.

Relocation : Relocation assistance is not provided.

Sanofi 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.



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.