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Sanofi Group MES Business Analyst - Vaccine in Toronto, Ontario

Reference No. R2587018

Position Title: MES Business Analyst - Vaccine

Department: Project Management B100

Location: Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto, Ontario

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.

Job Purpose:

The Manufacturing Execution System implementation for B100 requires a MES Business Analyst position with a combination of technical and business analysis skills to contribute to the project. The professional will be part of the MES project team and be contributing from a technical and validation perspective to help ensure MES rollout is delivered on time, on budget and to the intended scope as defined by the project team and approved by the project steering committee:

  • As a business analyst, collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new solutions, and enhancements to existing solutions. For instance, create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to solutions developers.

  • Coordinate and manage meetings with the B100 teams and extended project teams (e.g. application Core Teams).

  • Liaise with various business groups in the organization to facilitate the implementation of MES system and new or improved business processes.

  • Develop and maintain requirements, design specifications, traceability matrix, test scripts, and business cases during the planning and development phases of ITS projects.

  • Effectively manage day-to-day tasks in project plans for the project. Ensure assigned tasks are completed on time and within budget, or that scope, duration or budget changes are well-communicated and approved by ITS management and B100 management.

  • Coordinate, perform, and support in-depth testing, end-user reviews, modified and new processes validation.

Context and Challenges:

  • This profession role will support implementation of core solutions for a major capital project. This includes technical understanding and process familiarity of shop floor systems.

  • The role will require a mix of technical and business competence and acumen and an ability to translate business requirements to technical design.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Successfully delivery of the assigned tasks.

  • Collaborates with manufacturing operations, ITS teams, quality organizations and project leadership to develop validation documents, specifications, test scripts, documentation, and to execute the project tasks within the Sanofi global core solutions model.

Key Requirements:


  • Bachelors of Applied Science/Engineering with 5+ years of pharmaceutical manufacturing or ITS related experience .

Experience & knowledge:

  • Experience with Vaccines and / or Biologics manufacturing processes

  • Solid understanding of IT Technologies and shop floor manufacturing solutions, including

  • DHS – Data Historian System (OSISoft PI)

  • MES – Manufacturing Execution Systems (Werum PAS|X)

  • Experience in application deployment (software development life cycle -SDLC), including management of change, testing strategies and testing execution

  • Broad understanding of ITS Technologies and Solutions

  • Experience with validation practices

  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills

  • Language: Fluent English

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.