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Sanofi Group Senior Manufacturing Technician in Framingham, Massachusetts

*12-hour rotating day shift position including holidays and weekends as per business needs*

WHERE WE ARE:

OurFraminghamfacilityislocated withina suburban community about 20 miles west of Boston in beautiful affordable Central Massachusetts with convenient highway access,free on-campus parking,and available shuttle service.

Our campuscomplex currentlyincorporatesthirteenbuildingsas part of our R&D and Manufacturing Operations. Sanofirecently completeda multi-year capital expansionwith several buildings constructed using “green” technology and resourcesincludingthe8NewYorkAvenue location whichwasrecentlyheralded as the InternationalSocietyProcessEngineers (ISPE)Factory of the Year.

WHO WE ARE:

Sanofi Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with compassion and commitment of our employees. Sanofi’s portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. Sanofi benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare and emerging markets.

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY

The Purification Operations Department performs multi-stage large scale chromatography, tangential flow filtration operations, cleaning and sterilization of process equipment, final formulation operations, and/or preparation of bulk product for shipment as part of a 24/7 large-scale therapeutic protein manufacturing facility.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with the manufacturing instruction set and current GMPs.

Core Responsibilities

  • Practices safe work habits and adhere to Genzyme’s safety procedures and guidelines.

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

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

  • Identifies, escalates and documents events that deviate from normal operation; participate as needed in investigations.

  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of process area.

  • Stocks production area with supplies.

  • May perform support function for more senior operators.

  • Prepares and operates large scale chromatography systems and TFF operations, and/or buffer preparation operations.

  • Performs clean in place operations to prepare equipment for manufacturing operations.

  • Assists in the creation and revision of manufacturing documentation by providing input to technical composition of document.

  • Identifies and assists with troubleshooting routine issues and defects.

LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Adhering to all applicable laws and regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.

  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.

  • Constantly striving to make Genzyme a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.

  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma/GED with 1-3 years in a cGXP manufacturing environment, or Bachelor’s degree with no prior experience.

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Biotech Certificate or Associates degree with 1-3 years of experience in a cGXP environment, or Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of experience.

  • Effectively uses process automation systems to operate production processes (i.e. DeltaV).

  • Experience in reviewing and creating controlled documents.

  • Familiarity with Deviation Management Systems (i.e. Phenix).

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand on average 10 hours per shift.

  • Ability to gown and gain entry to manufacturing areas (some site requires changing into scrubs).

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

  • Ability to work in a cold room environment (2-10 degrees C).

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.

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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.

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