Sanofi Group Production Technician in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

THIS IS A SECOND SHIFT POSITION. DURING THE PROJECT PHASE THE MAJORITY OF TIME WILL BE SPENT WORKING ON FIRST SHIFT. SOME OFF-SHIFT WORK WILL BE REQUIRED BASED ON THE PROJECT PHASE. PERMANENT SHIFT PLACEMENT WILL OCCUR SOMETIME IN 2020.

Participates in Commissioning, Qualification and Validation activities including document creation / editing, equipment set-up, operations and troubleshooting, environmental monitoring, process optimization, etc.

Performs production in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need, and effective procedures. Responsible for manufacturing activities in assigned area. Ensures all materials required for production are available prior to need. Completes sampling and corresponding documentation as required. Completes move tickets and picklists in an accurate and timely manner to ensure accurate inventory. Participates in all aspects of inventory management (SAP, cycle counting, ordering, etc.). 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. 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 walkthroughs 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 (BPR’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.

Completes picklists and move tickets for all tasks completed on any given day. This may require inputting data into SAP, along with entering work orders and reagent orders. Ensures proper process area operation by pre and post run set up and maintenance of lab and equipment. Recommends changes to BPRs, 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.

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and 2+ years manufacturing experience

Associates with 1 + year manufacturing experience or Associates in a science related field with 0 year manufacturing experience

Bachelors with 0 + years manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior or related cGMP, Pharmaceutical, or other industrial quality management system (ISO 9000, etc.) experience

Basic mechanical skill (use of hand tools, equipment troubleshooting experience, etc.)

SAP experience

Sanofi Pasteur SA 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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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life