Sanofi Group Senior Manufacturing Technician in Framingham, Massachusetts
*12-hour rotating day shift position including rotating holidays and weekends. Overtime as per business needs*
*Solution/Equipment Prep experience*
*Automation and deviation management software systems experience a plus*
Position in a new large scale cGMP biologics facility which includes solution preparation, equipment preparation, upstream operations, and downstream operations. Initial job responsibilities will include performing a diverse range of manufacturing related activities from Operational Commissioning/Shakedown through process validation (PV) and Product Change Over.
The primary job function will be Downstream Operations. Responsibilities will also include supporting Upstream and Support Operations as necessary. The Sr. Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with the manufacturing instruction set and current GMPs.
Maintains a safe working environment and reporting of incidents/accidents to Manufacturing management.
Effectively demonstrates understanding of GMPs and how they apply to specific responsibilities.
Follows verbal and written procedures in operating production and equipment and performing processing steps; accurately completes appropriate production documentation.
Maintains cleanliness and orderliness in process area.
Job Overview with Key Responsibilities
Ensures production area is stocked with supplies.
Performs EWI (Electronic Work Instruction) revisions and work order generation.
Interacts with other support functions such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Manufacturing Engineering, MSIT, Validation, etc.
Utilizes manufacturing knowledge to improve process operations and affect positive change.
Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations.
Effectively utilizes Microsoft Office applications.
Mentors less experienced operators.
Performs in process analytical testing using pH, Conductivity, A280 and Osmometers.
Demonstrates general knowledge of solution preparation, equipment preparation and automation systems (INFOR, MES, ERP, DeltaV).
Demonstrates general knowledge and practice of aseptic techniques.
Contributes to continual improvement of all manufacturing documentation (SOP’s MBR’s, OJT’s) to ensure they are current, accurate, and clear.
Supports plant floor continuous improvement initiatives.
*Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, on accordance with business needs.
- High School diploma/GED with 1-3 years in cGxP manufacturing environment, or Bachelor’s degree with no prior experience.
Biotech Certificate or Associates degree with 1-3 years of experience in a cGXP environment, or Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of experience.
Effectively uses process automation systems to operate production processes (i.e. DeltaV).
Familiarity with Deviation Management Systems (i.e. Trackwise, Phenix).
Special Working Condition:
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to stand on average 10 hours per shift.
Ability to gown and gain entry to manufacturing areas.
Ability to work a twelve hour rotating shift and every other weekend, including holidays as scheduled.
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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