Sanofi Group Operator Associate in Ridgefield, New Jersey
Inspection/Packaging Operator Associate
This position is responsible for performing routine tasks, operating state-of-the-art equipment, and troubleshooting in the areas of Syringe Inspection, Syringe Packaging, Vial Inspection and Vial Packaging. This position supports execution of the production plan.
Operate and troubleshoot high-speed automated Inspection and Packaging equipment. Typical tasks include loading syringes/vials onto automated inspection equipment, changing label reels, replenishing packaging items (e.g. inserts, labels, cartons, trays, shippers), operating syringe assembly machine, thermoformer, cartoner, case palletizer, serialization equipment, and wrapping pallets.
Participate in line changeovers and continuously strive to minimize line downtime and maximize OEE%.
Ensure compliance with cGMPs and SOPs at all times.
Perform routine Quality and Safety inspection walk-throughs of the production areas.
Perform scheduled cleanings of equipment and packaging rooms.
Will serve as witness of routine unit operation tasks for batch record signing. Maintains all associated documentation for operations being performed.
Adheres to the production schedule and provides overtime and weekend support when needed.
Performs routine assignments with supervision. Takes initiative to identify issues, troubleshoot, propose solutions, and keep management informed.
May provide training and guidance to less experienced personnel.
May perform inventory transactions in the MRP (SAP) system.
Other duties may be assigned as required.
HS Diploma or GED and 3-5 years experience
AA degree in science, engineering or a related discipline and 1-3 years experience
BS degree in science, engineering, or a related discipline and 0-3 years experience
Prior mechanical experience and/or experience working as a Packaging Operator in Pharmaceutical or Medical device industries.
Experience working with automated Inspection and/or Packaging equipment
Experience performing inventory transactions in an MRP system.
Terms of employment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, majority of the work activities are performed while standing.
Ability to stand over intervals of several hours at a time
Ability to bend, squat, and reach
Ability to lift, push or pull various amounts of weight
Ability to pass the required visual acuity test (wearing corrective lenses if needed)
Based on production demands and personnel availability, different start time scenarios or additional hours may be required so a flexible work schedule is required for the candidate.
Benefits of working in this role
Work with state-of-the-art inspection and packaging technologies.
Be part of a team that strives to meet and exceed all production, quality, and safety expectations.
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.
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