Sanofi Group Production Technician - Vaccines in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
This a third shift position. Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed.
POSITION OVERVIEW/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs production in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need and effective procedures.
Responsible for Manufacturing activities in assigned area.
Identifies all production issues and relays them to the leadership team.
Works to prepare assigned areas for the oncoming shifts.
Completes tasks and corresponding documentation as required by cGMP.
Position includes responsibilities to hand pack, operate machinery, change over duties, and clean-up functions, to assure a smooth transition between product lines. Works with Senior Technicians and Managers to ensure a smooth operation.
Works to become trained in all assigned training modules.
Trains and orients new team members (at any level) as assigned.
Follows all procedures put into effect to ensure your safety as well as the safety of others.
Participates in monthly safety meetings.
Report all safety issues, concerns, incidents and near misses to the team leadership.
Actively participates in safety walk throughs coordinated by the department’s safety team.
Provides input for potential safety issues as well as contributing ideas for corrective and preventative actions.
Follows effective procedures to ensure the production of a safe and efficacious product.
Works to understand cGMP’s. Identifies areas of deficiency to the leadership team and offers potential suggestions for improvements.
Participates in both deviation investigations when appropriate and implementation plans to ensure a quality product.
Works with the leadership team to complete deviation investigations and root cause analysis.
Works to complete quality documentation (PDR’s, logbooks, etc.) accurately in a timely manner. CFR (code of federal regulations) / PAI inspection readiness.
FDA audit understanding and awareness.
Participates in team meetings.
Actively communicates improvement ideas, issues, concerns, etc. to team members.
Participates in cross functional teams where necessary to complete projects in an effective and timely manner.
Ensures proper process area operation by pre and post run set up and maintenance of equipment.
Recommends changes to PDR's, SOPS and SWIs when warranted.
Write and edit documents under supervision.
Seeks out cross training in other areas whenever possible.
Responsible for assisting in writing and assisting incident investigations, CAPA's, change controls, along with assisting the higher tech levels and Principle Investigators with projects.
All other duties as assigned.
HS diploma or equiv and 2+ years in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience
Associates with 1 + yrs in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience
Bachelors with 0 + yrs in cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience
Prior or related cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience recommended
Must have basic mechanical aptitude, computer skills, good comprehension skills, retention skills, troubleshooting and manual dexterity.
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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