Production Technician – Flu 40 – Vaccines


Job title: Production Technician – Flu 40 – Vaccines

Company: Sanofi

Job description: Vaccine Production Technician

Performs production in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need, and effective procedures.

Ensures all materials required for production are available prior to need.

Ensures the completion of sampling and corresponding documentation as required.

Ensures the completion of move tickets and pick lists in an accurate and timely manner to ensure accurate inventory.

Participates or leads in all aspects of production process (SAP, cycle counting, LIMS, Track Wise, MES, ordering, Labwatch, Documentum, Metasys, Delta V, Empower, etc.).

Works with Management to resolve all production issues.

Understands next steps and works to guide others through the process to complete them.

Understands science behind process steps and technology.

Ensures all areas within the facility are adequately covered at all times.

Seeks out next steps and advises team as to what can be completed.

Ensures that the team is thinking and working ahead whenever possible.

Completes tasks and corresponding documentation as required by effective procedures.

Completes at least two developmental classes focused in any of the four core competencies annually.

Completes at least one developmental class outside of the core competencies annually.

Completes at least two of the leadership development classes annually.

Actively works to become trained in all assigned training modules.

Training coordinator / Trainer –Train and guide Personnel in proper work procedures, use of equipment, cGMP’s, safe work techniques and SAP to assure timely signoffs and consistency in training.

Follows all procedures put into effect to ensure your safety as well as the safety of others.

Participates in monthly safety meetings.

Reports all safety issues, concerns, incidents and near misses to the team leadership.

Actively participates in safety walkthroughs coordinated by the department’s safety team.

Provides input for potential safety issues as well as contributing ideas for corrective and preventative actions.

Works with or leads the safety team to ensure that the team is completing regular walkthroughs and is taking the necessary steps to address issues.

Works with both the safety and leadership team to ensure that the resources required to address safety issues are secured in a timely manner and that the effective resolutions are put into place and trained upon.

Works with the safety and leadership team to implement all safety initiatives by actively and effectively communicating the initiatives and by helping others to understand the initiatives.

Ensures training is completed on all safety implementations.

Follows effective procedures to ensure the production of a safe and efficacious product.

Has a thorough working knowledge of the cGMP’s and works to help others understand.

Identifies areas of deficiency and offers suggestions for improvements.

Identifies and completes deviation investigations and root cause analysis.

Works to complete quality documentation (deviation investigations, BPR’s, logbooks, etc.) accurately in a timely manner.

Reviews quality documentation for completeness and releases commodities as required.

Understands the function of the quality group and works with them to maintain a positive rapport.

Works with the quality group/technical services group, as required, to ensure timely completion of deviation investigations, change controls, documentation, and CAPAs.

Ensures implementation of effective solutions to both deviations and deficiencies identified by our group or the quality unit.

This position may be required to be moved or temporarily flexed to another department or building within the Swiftwater operations due to business needs.

Additionally, candidates should expect to work in multiple buildings.

Some over-time/off shift work hours may be required based on business needs. We will attempt to provide as much advance notice as possible, two weeks where applicable if any such change is needed.

Basic Requirements:

High School diploma or GED with 1+ years prior manufacturing work experience.

Associates degree with prior manufacturing work experience.

Preferred:

BS degree and any prior manufacturing work experience.

Prior experience in the Swiftwater Biologics and/or FFIP departments or other good manufacturing practices (GMP) facilities.

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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Location: Swiftwater, PA

Job date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 03:07:19 GMT

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