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Sanofi Group Director, Viral Manufacturing Building B79 Head in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Director, Viral Manufacturing Building B79 Head

( Swiftwater, PA ) The Director will have the opportunity to start up, set up a new c-GMP manufacturing building which is currently in the qualification stage. Post licensure in 2021, the candidate will be responsible for commercial manufacturing of our Influenza vaccine. This position is responsible for managing influenza drug substance manufacturing operations for a vaccine generating over 1B US$ in revenue, and participate in the launch of the next generation of this product expected to further increase sales. Decisions made by the Director affect GMP production and have the potential to impact the business by interrupting GMP manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities:

*Provide overall leadership and direction to the new Influenza Bulk Manufacturing B79: This Director is responsible to ensure the manufacturing facilities and equipment is properly qualified and maintained. In addition, this position will support all start up and validation activities and then verify the continued validated state of all processes and equipment within B79.

*Provide leadership and direction to ensure all Safety and Quality Standards and Regulatory commitments are met on time and with the highest standards of quality. This director will also be responsible for the PAI readiness for B79 1st licensure.

*Design, recruit and develop the manufacturing teams in B79, ensuring B79 is ready for full commercial manufacturing in 2021.

*Establish departmental objectives to align with site vision for safety, quality, productivity, cost, continuous improvement, and employee involvement. Ensure that those objectives are met on a monthly basis. Participate in development and execution of strategic initiatives.

*Ensure that the department staff is engaged, trained, have development plans and are actively managed.

Basic Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering or Management

*10+ years in a GMP Production, Technical Department or Program management related role in a similar industry.

*3 Years of Leadership and people management skills are required.

*Thorough knowledge of cGMPs and regulatory requirements are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master Degree

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