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Sanofi Group Senior Instrument Technician, Swiftwater, PA in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

The Senior Instrument Technician is responsible for supporting the calibration, design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the instruments, controls and related systems typical to the manufacture of vaccines in order to maintain a GMP-compliant site. The Senior Instrument Technician will also participate in the development and implementation of the site training program for Instrument Technicians and will provide guidance to technicians in the field. Metrology schedule support and parts procurement will also be within the responsibilities of this position. This position reports to and supports the Deputy Director of Metrology who is ultimately responsible to maintain current calibration of and ensure the efficient, effective and reliable operation of all instruments on site. This position will have interactions with Maintenance, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), Engineering, Outside Contractors/Consultants, Instrument/Equipment Manufacturers, Industrial Operations and Research & Development departments.

The Senior Instrument Technician required experience and qualifications are listed below:

  • Calibration, installation, trouble-shooting and repair of temperature, pressure, speed, level, conductivity, pH, chlorine, dissolved oxygen, oxidation reduction potential and turbidity measurement, control and recording systems.

  • Proper handling and use of required standards and tools

  • Instrument/machine/PLC interface and associated protocols

  • Basic electrical control systems

  • Basic electronics

  • Schematics and the ability to read blueprints

  • Industrial safety programs including Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

  • CMMS systems to record and track calibrations and repairs (ProCal and SAP preferred)

  • ISA or equivalent certification (preferred)

  • Ability to obtain sterile gowning qualification


• High School Diploma or GED is required.


  • Minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience in the instrument trade, related pharmaceutical/industrial experience, or a combination of related experience and education required. Understanding of instruments, controls and related system.

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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