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Sanofi Group Production Technician - Vaccine in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

This is a 1st shift position.

This role is for a nonexempt employee working in the Visual Inspection Department. Their Bi-weekly pay is based on previous experience and education time.

Their responsibilities are, but are not limited to:

Safety:

  • Participates in monthly safety meetings.

  • Reports all safety issues, concerns, incidents, and near misses to the team leader.

  • Understands how to work the SOR system.

  • Works with the safety and leadership team to provide input for potential safety issues as well as contributing ideas, implement all safety initiatives by actively and effectively communicating the initiatives, and by helping others to understand the initiatives.

  • Works with the safety team to ensure that the resources required to address safety issues are secured in a timely manner and that effective resolutions are put into place and trained upon.

Quality:

  • FDA audit understanding and awareness. Ensures process in areas is following proper procedures at all times

  • Identifies possible deviation occurrences and prevents or aids in investigations.

  • Participate in completing at least one incident investigation.

  • Ensures completion and review of quality documentation (BIR’s, logbooks, etc) accurately in a timely manner for process area assigned.

  • Understand the function of the quality group.

  • Writes edits and reviews process documentation for completeness.

  • Identifies areas of deficiency and offers suggestions for improvements.

Delivery:

  • Bench lead, cap check, stopper check, zone 1 and zone 2 tech, and relief.

  • Participates in delivery and reconciliation with QC

  • Ensures the completion of sampling and corresponding documentation as required.

  • Sample delivery on site.

  • Ensures the completion of move tickets to ensure accurate inventory.

Cost:

  • Participates in all aspects of the production process and access required for these processes. Some examples:

  • SAP Goods Receipt

  • SAP Bin to Bin

  • SAP Reversals

  • LIMs Labware (WARP)

  • Phenix Deviation

  • Trackwise HSE

  • eBuy

  • eDoc

  • Actively communicates improvement ideas, issues, concerns, etc. to team members along with providing solutions.

  • Continuous monitoring of reject rates.

  • Hour by hour update

  • Works to resolve common production issues related to the area of work.

Involvement:

  • Works to become trained in all assigned training modules.

  • Trains and orients new team members (at any level) as assigned.

  • Participates in team meetings. Understands respect, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Ensures all materials required for production are available prior to need.

  • Follows proper documentation as required by cGMP.

  • Has a thorough working knowledge of cGMP’s and works to help others understand.

  • Involved in at least one cross-functional team where necessary to complete projects in an effective and timely manner.

  • Seeks out cross-training in other areas within the department and completes at least 1 process training in a new area whenever possible.

  • Continues development by completing at least one developmental class annually.

  • Is a processing room lead and strives to become an expert in their assigned area.

  • Pre and post-run set up.

  • Weight cheek operator

  • Seidenader operator

  • Bosch operator

  • Bench lead

  • Stopper check operator

  • Cap check operator

  • Participates in lidding

  • Maintains qualified trainer status if applicable.

All other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Requires good mechanical skills, computer skills and is detail-oriented. Must have basic mechanical aptitude, computer skills, good comprehension skills, retention skills, troubleshooting, and manual dexterity.

  • Prior or related cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience recommended

  • HS diploma or equivalent and 2+ years in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience

  • Associates or equivalent with 1 + yrs in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience

  • Bachelors in Sciences or equivalent or Pharmaceutical experience

  • Proficiency in at least but not limited to one area of operations or product line.

  • Potential to be a qualified trainer in one or more areas.

  • Must have knowledge and access to systems in applicable buildings and processes.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

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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