Sanofi Group Manufacturing Execution System Engineer II in Framingham, Massachusetts
The Information Technology & Solutions (ITS) Group is responsible for design, implementation, support, and maintenance of Information Technology solutions in support of site goals and objectives. In such, ITS Group is responsible for maintaining a stable, Qualified, and highly available computing infrastructure and implementation and Validated computer systems. This encompasses work processes that originate with the identification of a new or revised system, the design, installation, verification and validation of the system, the maintenance of the system in its commissioned/qualified/validated state and the retirement of the system at the end of its life. Additionally, through daily tasks, ITS supports current project operations and ensures compliance with regulatory, corporate and site requirements.
Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with same job title and may change over time in accordance with business needs.
This position is responsible will act as the technical system owner for the Manufacturing Execution System (MES). Primary responsibilities include MES system management, system maintenance, troubleshooting, and future enhancements. The person will be responsible for maintaining and providing technical support for and ensuring availability of the MES for multiple manufacturing facilities. The person will also provide expertise with the MES system to enhance a digital, integrated shop floor. The person will also provide batch record configuration expertise to develop complex and novel solutions as required.
Additional Responsibilities include:
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems through individual efforts as well as strategic leveraging of outsourced personnel. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
Responsible for ensuring MES and potentially other manufacturing related computerized systems are available to support Operations Schedule Adherence requirements.
Managing small to medium projects related to MES and ensuring that the appropriate controls, approvals, and validation requirements are implemented
Training /Deviations /Compliance:
Complying with Sanofi requirements for training, maintaining training at or above 95% on time
Utilizing quality systems to measure, analyze, and improve team performance
Participate in staff meetings, providing updates of department activities and project statuses.
Ensuring that Process, Equipment and Automation documentation is compliant and inspection ready.
Participating in inspections conducted by external regulators
Partnering with direct and indirect management chain to ensure the following:
Designing Department Training Plan and managing execution.
Ensuring Inspection Readiness of assigned areas
Overseeing completion of investigations and deviations.
Complying with requirements from Sanofi's Safety Program including Health and Safety regulations and OSHA requirements
Working collaboratively with inter-department and cross-functional teams to lead necessary changes in a timely and productive manner
Identifying opportunities to improve manufacturing processes and practices
Ensuring all manufacturing management tools/systems and documentation (SOPs, MBR's, OJTs) is accurate
Partnering with Manufacturing to troubleshoot and drive resolution of process issues and proactively driving projects to improve manufacturing process
Partnering with Operational Excellence to drive business process improvements through Kaizens, Kanban, 5S and VSM in their area of responsibility.
Ensuring that internal customers and suppliers are aligned with the solutions and services of the department.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science and 3 to 5 years relevant work experience or 7 years of relevant work experience
Experience with at least one computerized system (Werum PAS-X, DeltaV, PI, etc.)
Direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA).
Demonstrated knowledge of validation requirements for control systems in CGMP and/or ASTM environments.
Master’s with 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience
Experience as a technical system owner.
MES Werum PAS-X system management experience or batch record editing experience
Experienced in establishment of safe practices in a CGMP environment.
Proficient working with computer programs/applications such as Windows, VBA, MS Word, Excel, Access, etc.
Special Working Conditions
Required manufacturing operations support on a rotating “on call” 24/7 basis
Requires working in an industrial manufacturing environment including gowning.
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