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Sanofi Group Process Engineer II in Framingham, Massachusetts

Department Descriptions:

This position is part of Drug Substance-Upstream of Global Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT) within Specialty Care Industrial Operations (SCIO). The MSAT function assures robustness and economics of cell-culture based biologics (MAbs, Enzymes, etc.) manufacturing process life cycle management (LCM) by

  • Provide technical leadership to commercial manufacturing at Sanofi & external sites including process monitoring, CPV, root cause investigation, change assessment, debottlenecking, and continuous improvement.

  • Anticipate, respond to, and permanently resolve issues that arise during production.

  • Aid in design of new processes and facilities with expertise in scale up, manufacturability, PAT, capacity analysis, and cost analysis.

  • Lead the creation and use of digital process data analytic systems.

  • Partner with internal and external functions to identify, prioritize, scale up, transfer, implement, validate, and file new product and process life cycle improvements.

  • Drive 2nd generation LCM process development & support key strategic initiatives (such as Facility of Future).

  • Lead Tech transfer, scale-up development & adaptation, process control strategy, process validation, comparability for biologics products introduction at Sanofi and external Industrial sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review manufacturing processes and/or development and production data. Support complex investigation of the upstream manufacturing process.

  • Perform process data monitoring, advanced data analytics, and on-the-floor investigation to anticipate, respond to, and permanently resolve issues that arise during production.

  • Design and conduct necessary experiments, interpret results, and draw conclusion.

  • Recommend changes or additional experiments to improve quality, productivity, recovery, and overall efficiency.

  • Train manufacturing staff on new or changed processes and the use of equipment.

  • Interact with colleagues from various functions, such as engineering, manufacturing, and quality departments.

  • May provide technical and best practice guidance to new staff or contractors.

  • May lead small technical project teams and implement project plans.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or science with 3 years of experience.


  • Master’s degree in engineering or science with 1 year of experience.


  • Experience in biotechnology or the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in purification, cell culture, or analytical methods.

  • Familiarity with root cause analysis and/or risk assessment.

  • Experience in cell culture or fermentation.

  • Experience in upstream process development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience working with statistical analysis software.

  • Experience with project management.

  • Experience communicating with cross functional teams.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Experience with high level data analysis.

Special Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift weight.

  • Ability to gown and gain entry to manufacturing areas.

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.



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