Sanofi Group Integrated Manufacturing Systems Leader (Deputy Director, B100 Project) in Toronto, Ontario
The B100 (building 100) IMS leader is responsible for leading the IMS team through the construction, validation and start-up of the new state of the biologics bulk manufacturing facility. The mission of this role is intended to provide strategic guidance and collaborative leadership implementing manufacturing execution systems for the new bulk building. This will be accomplished by leveraging operations processing experts within the team to provide operations based knowledge, technical expertise with respect to integrated manufacturing systems. The role is accountability implementation of MES, Data historian (PI), design, site system integration (ERP, PCS, etc), documentation, resourcing/planning, training, and delivering of the integrated manufacturing systems.
The B100 project IMS leader will report directly to the director of B100 Manufacturing (new vaccine facility - largest Biotech build in Canada). The IMS leader lead will build a team under them as needed to support each phase of the project per the project approved IMS staffing plan.
Setting strategic direction & deliverables for MES and PI and related integrated manufacturing solutions
Develop and drive site and company objectives for paperless/digital manufacturing
Develop and lead strategies for architecture, implementation and configuration of computerized systems (MES, PI, etc,)
Ensure integration with manufacturing automation and site systems (PCS, BMS, EMS, ERP, etc)
Develop strategies integration of digital solutions including: Business processes, Quality systems (RBE), Documentation
Support and lead all phases of the project (design, engineering, construction, validation, start-up)
Support and lead a smooth transition from project execution, project batch manufacturing, licensure, and licensed manufacturing facility start-up and beyond.
Develop and track IMS deliverables against project schedule with meaningful KPI’s
Develop and implement communication plan
Accountable IMS execution and delivery including;
MBR development, testing, validation and implementation
MES and PI system testing, validation and integration (configuration)
Development of documentation related interfaces
Training plan and execution
Build and lead an organization to help develop their respective parts of the new facility and to execute all IMS related activities throughout the project life cycle.
Develop next generation of leaders and build a competent manufacturing team.
Safety, cGMP Compliance, Accurate Documentation
- Ensures that the project is carried out in a safe manner and safety issues are effectively resolved; ensures operating procedures are current and followed; ensures adherence to policies
Scope and Dimensions
The B100 project is the largest Biopharmaceutical facility project ever in Canada. The success of the B100 project is a top priority for the company and for the site, and the IMS Leader role is an essential success factor. All team members are striving for the same goal. Compromise, negotiation, effective communication, respect for different view-points, and respect for decisions are essential. Team could be larger than 100 Direct and Indirect reports.
Education and Experience
Minimum B.Eng., B.Sc. or equivalent (Master’s preferred)
Experience with Integrated Manufacturing Systems and Industry 4.0 including: ERP, MES (Emerson/Siemen), SCADA, OSISoft Pi Historian, DeltaV record, Werum PAS|X,
Min 10 (ten) years, direct experience in pharma/biotech manufacturing, and quality environments/organizations
Min 5 (five) years demonstrated leadership in behavioral competencies.
Demonstrated technical competences in biopharma or life science industry.
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.
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.
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