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Sanofi Group Assistant Chief Engineer - Vaccines in Toronto, Ontario

Title : Assistant Chief Engineer - Vaccines

Reference No. R2607920

Location : Toronto, Canada

Sanofi Pasteur: The world’s leading vaccine company

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to human vaccines. Our driving goal is to protect people from infectious diseases by creating safe and effective vaccines. Our company distributes more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to vaccinate more than 500 million people across the globe. Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines in the world, providing protection against 20 bacterial and viral diseases.

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.


  • Proactively assist chief engineer in all respect for Safe, Efficient, & Cost-effective Operation & Maintenance of Powerhouse & equipment including but not limited to Boilers, Co-gens, Compressors

  • Ensures the operation and maintenance of plant in compliance with The Operating Engineering Act

  • Assist Chief engineer in preparation and maintenance of annual department budget including utilities budget such as Natural gas/ Electricity purchase from Toronto hydro / site water consumption, maintenance budget, spare part and supplies

  • Supports ongoing and future projects such as Energy project, waster water treatment project by providing technical inputs during various stage of design review, technical documents and drawing review and by attending technical review meetings

  • Helps in developing and achieving department KPI targets in the area of safety, energy, downtime, cost by closely monitoring daily consumption/ generation data

  • Be fully responsible for the Utility and General Services when Chief Engineer is not available


  • Ensure uninterrupted supply of Utility services (Air/Steam/Power/ Nat.Gas/Water) to whole site,

  • Review daily log sheet including operating parameters, water test results, abnormal condition

  • Promptly initiate corrective actions to rectify problems related to Powerplant equipment

  • Read logs timely and initiate appropriate action for addressing situations

  • Review PM reports, reports from Vendors and initiate timely action

  • Respond to calls, includes off hours, and address issues as needed

  • Prioritize and assign jobs to team members and provide appropriate direction as needed.

  • Proactively ensure Powerhouse is operated safely, efficiently and environmentally acceptable.

  • Prepare plan, schedule and coordinate activities related to annual site wide steam and electricity shutdown.

  • Prepares work scope for various maintenance related work for mechanical and electrical contractors, reviews and evaluate contractors offer, monitors contractors’ activity for safe work in powerhouse

  • Provide technical inputs for capital projects and provide input and documentation as asked

  • Supports various current and future TS initiative including but not limited to Three quote, Play to win strategy and See do card.

  • Verify accuracy of time sheets of Powerhouse staff & submit to Chief Engineer.

  • Prepare documents as asked which include: SOPs, Breakdown analysis, PM Plan and Performance statistics


  • Be knowledgeable of interactions of the cogeneration plant with other boilers and auxiliaries.

  • Be able to respond quickly to resolve operational problems which can be resulted from fast changing

  • Operational conditions and site demands.

  • Be able to prioritize and assign jobs to team members, evaluate performance and make appropriate recommendations to team members and chief engineer

  • Demonstrated competence & proactive approach about Safe, Efficient practices & Legal requirements of operating Steam & Cogen plant.

  • Be available on phone or to come to plant during off hours / weekend to help in plant emergency situation

  • Be able provide guidance to other stationary engineers or steam plant trainee in steam plant practices.

  • Develop draft procedures, piping & system sketches submit to chief engineer when asked


  • The interruption of steam/electricity supply to the site for 15 minutes can result in million dollars loss of production.



  • Post secondary tech. education. Technology Degree/College (Assessed by Canadian Body).

  • Sound experience and competence in Power plant operations and maintenance.

  • Computer proficiency in using Office Software, SAP, Purchasing Systems.

  • Demonstrated experience in Preparing SOPs and Technical write ups.


  • 1st Class Stationary Engineer Certificate from Ontario, Technical Standards and Safety Authority. II class license holders who have passed I class exams and willing to obtain I class license may be considered.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to a ttract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Sanofi, Empowering Life


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.