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Sanofi Group Vaccine Manufacturing Manager – Production (Influenza Bulk Drug Substance - Downstream) Vaccine in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania


  • Responsible for Manufacturing actives in assigned Downstream areas (1st Shift - 6:00 am - 2:30 pm).

  • Oversee Downstream production in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need, and effective procedures.

  • Collaborate cross functionally, to develop and implement changes, by participating in project teams to facilitate deviation reduction and continuous improvement.


  • Manage multiple priorities either independently or part of a team in order to meet key deadlines and communicate issues and progress across all levels of organization.

  • Support Deviation Closures

  • Resolve QA shop floor observations

  • Perform monthly HSE audits

  • Driving change; meeting company KPI’S managing +QDCI Boards

  • Establish performance expectations and evaluate with direct reports

  • Manage employee development short and long term goals - 10%

  • Coordinating Downstream Flu Operations.

  • Shift Change Attendance Labor Utilization Tool

  • Manage personal Ceridian/ Workday/ Involved with on boarding new hires

  • Monitor Metasys/ Labwatch tools for the production floor

  • Serve as an escalation point and make decisions to resolve issues

  • Responsible for project work on the shop floor providing assistance and or recommendations in regards to Upstream processes or equipment - 50%

  • Batch Record Section and Final Review/ Log book review. -10%

  • Provide training in accordance to deviations or procedural updates. - 10%

  • Perform manager review of Quality Documents. - 10%

  • Assist functional teams in identification of improvements to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Involvement and ensure alignment with site/function strategy. - 10%


  • Is a trained manager to supervise downstream activities.

  • Ensure operational areas are running as intended to meet all operational goals.

  • Is accountable for the completion of downstream production and corresponding documentation, data entry, and delivery to internal customers.

  • Real time review of in process documentation.

  • Works to resolve all production issues. Understands next steps and works to guide others through the process to complete them.

  • Ensures downstream areas are staffed adequately.

  • Acts as a liaison for downstream technicians to dictate support.

  • Supervises downstream areas to ensure company goals are met.

  • Ensure preparedness for oncoming shifts.

  • Assists in completion of required BPR updates.

  • Works with Lead and senior technicians to ensure continuous operation.

  • Maintain an inspection ready area.


  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Life Sciences, Engineering or Management with a minimum of 5 years of experience OR six plus years' experience as a manufacturing technician at the Swiftwater Site that includes:

  • Working within a quality or production department of a pharmaceutical company

  • cGMP experience

  • Experience managing direct reports

  • Experience in Viral manufacturing and/or Bacterial Manufacturing

  • Continuous improvement techniques and problem solving/analytical skills


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal Skills

  • The ability to work on cross functional project teams

  • Demonstrated ability to meet/exceed timelines/deliverables

  • Ability to negotiate/Influence

  • Organized and detail oriented

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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