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Associate Director, MSAT Digital

Framingham, Massachusetts, Geel, Belgium



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    Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.

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    Sanofi wants to ensure employees are equipped for financial health, Sanofi provides a competitive 401K Match program and Financial Wel-Being Tools and Programs.

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"At Sanofi, We are guided by a deep appreciation and understanding of what it means to live with a rare blood disorder, and we learn by listening to the community – patients, caregivers physicians, and other healthcare professionals."

Shannon Resetich US Head Rare Diseases & Blood Disorders

"Patients are at the center of all that we do at Sanofi. Our teams are focused on advancing transformational therapies that can address serious unmet needs for people living with rare blood disorders, and expanding global patient access to our medicines."

Mouhamed Gueye US Head Medical Rare Blood Disorders


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive strategy to define a global Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) and automation roadmap for the MSAT organization.

  • Lead the PAT and lab automation projects under the umbrella the global roadmap. These projects will be executed in collaboration with the business teams.

  • Manage stakeholder engagement for PAT and automation projects.

  • Establish best practices to manage PAT and lab automation technologies and achieve harmonization across global MSAT and with CMC Dev.

  • Develop and maintain awareness of the “Lab-of-the-Future” and lab automation technologies and understand their relevance to Sanofi’s needs.

  • Support lab equipment connection to facilitate automated data capture.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with 2 years industry experience

  • M.S. with 5 years industry experience.

  • B.S. with 7 years industry experience.

Competencies/Skills Required for this position:

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry OR Biochemical Engineering, Physical / Analytical Chemistry, Bioengineering may also be considered.

  • Industry experience in CMC biologics development, biologics manufacturing setting or digital technologies.

  • Demonstrated experience in PAT technologies such as Raman and online mass spectrometry.

  • Good transversal understanding in Upstream, Downstream and Analytical techniques with deep expertise in minimum of one of three areas.

  • Familiarity with lab automation and digital technologies

  • Prior experience leading global cross-functional project teams and demonstrating project management skills.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Influencing across various organization levels in other departments.

  • Ability to forge alliances with vendors and industry peers.

  • Ability to function independently with minimal active oversight.

Working Conditions

  • Requires working in an industrial laboratory environment.

  • Domestic and International travel will be required.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

According to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.  

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.

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