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Sanofi Group Downstream Manufacturing Technician in Framingham, Massachusetts

*12-hour rotating 1st shift position- 7AM-7PM- with overtime and holidays as per business needs*


Position in a new large scale cGMP biologics facility which includes solution preparation, equipment preparation, upstream operations, and downstream operations. Initial job responsibilities will include performing a diverse range of manufacturing related activities during plant start-up from Operational Commissioning/Shakedown through process validation (PV) and commercial runs.

The primary job function post PV runs will be Downstream Operations. Responsibilities will also include supporting Upstream and Support Operations as necessary. The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with the manufacturing instruction set and current GMPs.

Core Responsibilities

  • Maintains a safe working environment and reporting of incidents/accidents to Manufacturing management.

  • Effectively demonstrates understanding of GMPs and how they apply to specific responsibilities.

  • Follows verbal and written procedures in operating production and equipment and performing processing steps; accurately completes appropriate production documentation.

  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness in process area.

  • Ensures production area is stocked with supplies.

  • Interacts with other support functions such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Manufacturing Engineering, MSIT, Validation, etc.

  • Utilizes manufacturing knowledge to improve process operations and affect positive change.

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations.

  • Effectively utilizes Microsoft Office applications.

  • May perform support function for more senior operators.

  • Escalates production floor issues related to personnel, safety, procedures, materials, process, equipment, automation, utilities, and/or information systems to senior operators, Manufacturing management and/or appropriate functional area(s).

  • Cross train personnel from Upstream and Support Operations on Downstream operations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates general knowledge of purification processes and automation system (INFOR, MES, ERP, DeltaV).

  • Demonstrates general knowledge and practice of aseptic techniques.

  • Operation of a spectrophotometer to obtain product concentration.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Contributes to continual improvement of all manufacturing documentation (SOPs, MBRs, OJTs) to ensure they are current, accurate, and clear

  • Supports plant floor continuous improvement initiatives.

Basic Qualification:

  • High School diploma/GED.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Biotech Certificate or Associates Degree.

  • Understanding of cGMP's

Special Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. ยท

  • Ability to stand on average 10 hours per shift.

  • Ability to gown and gain entry to manufacturing areas.

  • Ability to work a twelve hour rotating shift and every other weekend, including holidays as scheduled.

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.



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.