At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We believe our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by data and digital technologies, have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people.

The Maintenance Planner / Scheduler is a dedicated role with the function of planning and scheduling work tasks to complete Corrective, Preventive, Predictive, and Inspections activities on cGMP, non-cGMP, utilities, and structural assets and systems. Plans the job and creates a work plan or job package that consists of what work needs to be done, how it will be done, what materials, tools, or special equipment are needed, and estimates time and skills. Planners work closely with MRO Stores and Purchasing personnel to ensure timely delivery of previously identified materials and parts for tasks. Utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and / or Enterprise Asset Management System (EAM) as the main tool to plan and schedule work. Maintains electronic records and files essential to the meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance related matters. Schedules work activities with asset owners, managers, and supervisors while working closely with lead technicians. Coordinates and prioritizes work in accordance with site procedures. Responsible for managing backlog, work order aging, and Preventive Maintenance compliance as well as gathering and reporting assigned metrics.


  • Act as the principle liaison between Maintenance, Process Utilities, Engineering, and Manufacturing to complete maintenance and repair activities

  • Act as the central source of information concerning maintenance work and equipment repair

  • Initial screening of incoming work orders, priority of job, identification of scope, and analysis of the required level of planning

  • Ensures all applicable work order fields are accurately populated

  • Walks down job to determine task requirements

  • Identifies specific hazards associated with job

  • Estimates required hours, crafts, and skills needed to perform the job

  • Provides the technician with the appropriate level of detail in order to complete job safely

  • Determines if an equipment Change Request is required

  • Ensures all equipment and tools are ready prior to job start

  • Create and maintain BOM’s

  • Maintains an appropriate backlog level

  • Gathers the necessary engineering or equipment documentation to facilitate job completion

  • Write clear and concise work procedures

  • Identifies all parts required for tasks

  • Creates purchase requisitions

  • Assists the MRO Storeroom function with kitting

  • Facilitate routine Planning and Scheduling meetings with Maintenance and Manufacturing management

  • Create, publish, monitor, and report on weekly work schedules

  • Responsible for PM compliance, Work Order Aging, and other assigned KPI’s

  • Coordinates contractors for routine and non-routine work

  • Act as cross-functional team member for site initiatives

  • Assist with the creation of scheduled shutdown project plans

  • Compiles and delivers reports from the sites Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to support QA, QAE, and Manufacturing


  • It is required that individuals care for their own safety and wellbeing. Individuals must promote a safe working environment for employees and contractors working in their area of responsibility.

  • The individual must support all Sanofi and site HSE policies as well as ensure that work performed is compliant with local HSE regulations.

  • Individuals must complete all required HSE trainings. Everyone is required to report all accidents and incidents and support investigations in their areas of responsibility. Individuals must ensure timely closure of HSE actions owned by their departments.


  • Associate’s Degree or High School Diploma / GED with 5 – 10 years relevant experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a skilled trade

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and presentation skills

  • General knowledge of other related trades

  • Proven knowledge of general and process utilities, i.e. water for injection and purified water systems, clean steam generators, steam boilers, air compressors, switchgear and electrical distribution

  • Direct experience with cGMP, OSHA, and EPA environments

  • Well-versed in CMMS / EAM environments

  • MS Office applications

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical / biotechnical manufacturing processes

  • Ability to understand and interpret drawings, and technical documentation

  • Experience working within a cross-functional team

  • Ability to independently determine when additional internal or external resources are required

  • Consistently deliver outstanding customer service

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and tact

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.

Learn more about Sanofi M&S:



Pursue progress , discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video ( and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at ( !