Reference No. R2739709

Position Title: Senior Facility Automation Engineer – Vaccines

Department: Automation & Manufacturing Systems

Location : Toronto, Ontario

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as a Senior Facility Automation Engineer within our Automation & Manufacturing Systems, will be to coordinate and be responsible for interfacing with different trades (architecture/building, mechanical, electrical, ITS, maintenance, process engineering, operations, and Manufacturing Technology); to ensure the correct installation of all automation and associated equipment where adhering to established regulatory compliance requirements.


We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical facility automation engineering subject matter expert responsible for automation system(s) across the entire site

  • Performs mechanical completion and start-up for capital projects.

  • Lead automation design development and specifications.

  • Accountable for technical quality of design of automation systems.

  • Perform appropriate reviews with vendors and stakeholders.

  • Responsible for design that meets project budget and schedule for the applicable automation systems.

  • Oversees various automation project execution from technical standpoint for alignment in automation philosophy and strategy.

About you

  • Direct experience in applied automation design engineering and project experience are required as well as experience in construction/installation, equipment start-up, qualification and/or validation.

  • Expert with the DeltaV system

  • B.Sc. in Electrical, Automation Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Strong analytical skills (engineering analysis).

  • Experience with one of the following platforms: Allen Bradley PLC, BMS System, OSISoft PI historian, Werum PAS|X, Instrumentation and control panel hardware as required by the job.

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.​

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.​

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.​

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.​

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, 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.​