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Lab Coordinator Job at Laboratory at Sanofi

Primary Location Framingham, MA Job Category Laboratory Requisition Number R246 Date posted 06/26/2017

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:


The Global Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) Process Science group is based at the biologics hub in Boston. Global MSAT’s function within Specialty Care Operations ensures robustness and economics of cell-culture based manufacturing processes in support of biologic product Life Cycle Management. MSAT Process Science is the owner of all industrial manufacturing processes, analytical methods, and associated process control strategies for antibodies and antibody-like molecules expressed from mammalian systems.


POSITION OVERVIEW / KEY RESPONSIBILITIES*:

This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly-growing MSAT group that will work to support the development of products within the Sanofi network. The Lab Coordinator will support upstream cell culture, downstream purification, and analytical development in a newly established MSAT lab. This individual will have the opportunity to have early and significant impact in this growing group.
This position is responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance.
He / she will: 
ï‚· Contributes to development projects (process development and improvement, commercial manufacturing support, global tech transfer, and process validation)
ï‚· Assists in developing best practice for medium/ buffer preparation
ï‚· Establish and maintain equipment log books as needed
 Practices and promotes safe work habits and adheres to Genzyme’s safety procedures and guidelines
ï‚· Assist with Safety Committee, Safety meetings, Safety initiatives, and maintaining safety quality checks of laboratories
ï‚· Liaison with Metrology department to ensure equipment is calibrated in a timely manner including support and maintenance for the pipette calibration program
ï‚· Liaison with Facilities to provide lab equipment and utility support
ï‚· Submit lab equipment, materials, and supply procurement requests, and perform invoice tracking
ï‚· Assist with receipt and installation of lab equipment
ï‚· Assist with maintenance and qualification of laboratory instruments.
ï‚· Assist in managing the inventory of chemicals, reagents, and consumables.
ï‚· Perform routine lab activities such as operation of equipment (autoclaves, parts washers, pH meters, balances, etc.)
ï‚· Prepare media and buffers, assembly bioreactors, clean biosafety hoods, etc.
ï‚· Assist in managing cold rooms, freezers, and in managing sample receipt and storage
ï‚· May perform department administrative duties as needed including generating procedures
ï‚· Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of lab area
ï‚· Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations
ï‚· Effectively uses Microsoft office applications
* Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, in accordance with business needs

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:


 High School Diploma/GED with 3-4 years in cGXP lab environment, or Bachelor’s degree with 0-2 years of experience.
ï‚· Demonstrated interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse teams.
ï‚· Strong organization skills; strategic thinking and working independently with general supervision.
ï‚· Strong communication skills


PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:


 Bachelor’s degree with 3-4 years of experience in cGxP lab environment
ï‚· Prior lab support experience


SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS:


ï‚· Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
ï‚· Ability to stand for 6 hours in a lab environment.
ï‚· Ability to work occasional weekends, or holidays as required by the business need

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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. #LI

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Primary Location Framingham, MA