Director, Site Management
Meriden, Connecticut, Pearl River, New York
The position manages the Engineering, Maintenance, HSE and overall facilities operations of Protein Sciences, GMP manufacturing sites in Pearl River NY and Meriden CT.
Responsible for Site functionality supporting performance and results of the industrial production of Flublok/Flublok Quadrivalent vaccine produced in Pearl River, NY and Meriden, CT; and the operations of GMP and non-GMP facilities in Meriden, CT site supporting R&D and clinical production of new products such as next generation flu vaccine candidates and Panblok (influenza pandemic vaccine).
The position is responsible to ensure continued operation of all facilities, utilities and equipment for delivering timely supply of Flublok Quadrivalent vaccines supporting greater than ~$100M sales based on annual product volume of 3.0 million doses in Pearl River in 2019, the critical component of TTM supplying the earliest doses of Flublok vaccine.
Range of responsibilities span the day to day operation, safety and security of the sites (Manufacturing, Quality, Quality Control laboratories, MTech laboratories and Clinical production pilot plant) and projects and infrastructure work needed to ensures the facility is prepared and ready to implement the long-range strategic plan for the sites. Manages the budget for and staff needed to accomplish these tasks. Additionally the position regularly interacts with Regulatory teams supporting international filing of Flublok and with FDA and other health authorities during site inspections and audits.
The position leads a group of approximately 20 full time employees and manages general and specialized contractors delivering routine services (grounds and building services, calibration and maintenance, instrumentation and automation, construction, HSE compliance, security, etc.).
The Director, Site Manager, is a member of the Site Leadership Team and partners closely with the Site Head of Production Operations, Site Quality Head, Head of Supply Chain, Head of MTech and their direct reports to ensure delivery of VIA strategic objectives and alignment with Sanofi.
This is a leadership position that drives the site culture by example, by managing the facilities and related operations ensuring sustainability and continuous improvement in a safe, compliant, and efficient manner consistent with Sanofi systems, policies, and culture.
Engineering degree with 15 years of experience in facility and maintenance in a GMP environment and at least 5yrs experience specifically in Pharma/Biotech maintenance and facility operations.
Proven leadership, risk management and communications skills.
None required, but certifications relevant to the position are most welcome
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur produces a portfolio of high quality vaccines that matches its areas of expertise and meets public-health demand. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development. For more information, please visit: www.sanofipasteur.com or www.sanofipasteur.us.
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