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Project Engineer

Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Job Summary

The Project Engineer is responsible for providing project management, design engineering, and ad-hoc technical support of packaging and processing operations.The Project Engineeris responsible for all aspects of a project from development of costs and concepts to technical support after implementation.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Full-cycle capital project management

  • Performs all aspects of project engineering including design, procurement, construction management, installation, and qualification

  • Performs all aspects of project management including scope, cost, schedule, and resource allocation

  • Establishes and implements new process methods in product manufacturing and packaging to reduce costs and/or to improve production reliability

  • Develops cost estimates and conceptual designs for new products, line extensions, and packaging operations

  • Works with Operations and Maintenance teams to troubleshoot, modify, and improve packaging and processing machines

  • Collaborates with Department Managers to improve productivity through process changes, equipment replacement, or additional equipment

  • Provides on-the-floor troubleshooting assistance for plant operations

  • Supports development of facility and equipment qualification and commissioning including IQ/OQ/PQ/FAT and Engineering Studies

  • Develops new procedures, innovative systems, equipment and technologies that enhance operational effectiveness


Education:BS degreein Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college preferred.  An AS degree in Mechatronics or a similar electrical controls field may also be considered.

Experience:2-5 years applicable experience in project engineering in a manufacturing environment. Experience with high-speed automated production equipment (robotics, PLC, DCS, SCADA, and open / closed loop control systems) is preferred.

Professional Skills:A successful candidate will be able to connect with all levels of the organization.

Role Specific Competencies:Experience using Six Sigma or similar processes for solving problems is preferred. This position requires extensive use of computer equipment.  Must have a demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft business software to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.  Experience with Microsoft Project is preferred.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Although not required at this time, all Tennessee based roles are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

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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