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Contract Manufacturing Quality Specialist Senior

Northborough, Massachusetts

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

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    Sanofi provides significant Work/Life benefits to help you excel beyond the workday. Including Workplace Flexibility through part‑time, remote work, flex‑time and job share options.

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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

Responsibilities

About the job

Our Team:

New opportunity available within Sanofi Specialty Care for a Contract Manufacturing Quality Specialist Senior role!

Our team supports production and release of Finished Goods (FG) at US and EU CMOs for Rare Blood Disease products. Quality comes first with our team, and we work in an Autonomous Production Unit (APU) structure under two different Autonomous Production Teams (APT) – one for US and one for EU.  In this role you will be accountable for supporting the APTs in manufacturing authorizations and release of finished goods and liaison with internal and external customers for quality related activities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support release of product in accordance with approved specifications and procedures

  • Monitor contractor compliance via GxP documentation review and on-site visits/audits

  • Implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment

  • Compile data and write summaries for periodic product reviews, investigations, complaints, and deviations

  • Distribute applicable contractor documentation for Regulatory, Validation, and Subject Matter Expert review

  • Interact with multi-functional internal and external project teams to ensure compliance

  • Respond to technical and quality issues and handle schedule and/or process-related conflicts

  • Demonstrate understanding of applicable US and global regulations related to manufacture of medicinal products (small molecules and biologics)

  • Monitor contractor performance to established Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and report adverse trends

  • May assist in vendor selection and evaluation

  • Provide QA project manager support for change controls and other projects

  • Develop and manage Quality Technical Agreements between Sanofi and the contractor

  • Participate in contractor quality audits and verify any actions taken by the contractor in response to audit observations are completed satisfactorily

  • Support program for maintaining performance metrics

About you

  • 4+ years’ experience in a cGxP or other regulated environment, to include 2-3 years in a Quality role preferably

  • Experience in Quality Assurance with focus on product release within a complex supply chain

  • In-depth understanding of quality systems and current quality management tools

  • Broad knowledge of EU and/or US cGMPs for the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, with an understanding of worldwide regulatory affairs

  • A working knowledge of manufacturing operations, aseptic processing, validation principles, Quality Control techniques and testing methodologies is beneficial

  • Demonstrated ability to perform work that consistently requires independent decision making and the exercise of independent judgment and discretion

  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills

  • Problem solving and technical writing skills

  • Good team-player with excellent communication skills

  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and ERP systems (SAP…)

  • Up to 25% domestic/international travel might be required

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in procurement, supply chain, business administration or similar

  • Oral and written fluency in English

About the job

Our Team:

New opportunity available within Sanofi Specialty Care for a Contract Manufacturing Quality Specialist Senior role!

Our team supports production and release of Finished Goods (FG) at US and EU CMOs for Rare Blood Disease products. Quality comes first with our team, and we work in an Autonomous Production Unit (APU) structure under two different Autonomous Production Teams (APT) – one for US and one for EU.  In this role you will be accountable for supporting the APTs in manufacturing authorizations and release of finished goods and liaison with internal and external customers for quality related activities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support release of product in accordance with approved specifications and procedures

  • Monitor contractor compliance via GxP documentation review and on-site visits/audits

  • Implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment

  • Compile data and write summaries for periodic product reviews, investigations, complaints, and deviations

  • Distribute applicable contractor documentation for Regulatory, Validation, and Subject Matter Expert review

  • Interact with multi-functional internal and external project teams to ensure compliance

  • Respond to technical and quality issues and handle schedule and/or process-related conflicts

  • Demonstrate understanding of applicable US and global regulations related to manufacture of medicinal products (small molecules and biologics)

  • Monitor contractor performance to established Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and report adverse trends

  • May assist in vendor selection and evaluation

  • Provide QA project manager support for change controls and other projects

  • Develop and manage Quality Technical Agreements between Sanofi and the contractor

  • Participate in contractor quality audits and verify any actions taken by the contractor in response to audit observations are completed satisfactorily

  • Support program for maintaining performance metrics

About you

  • 4+ years’ experience in a cGxP or other regulated environment, to include 2-3 years in a Quality role preferably

  • Experience in Quality Assurance with focus on product release within a complex supply chain

  • In-depth understanding of quality systems and current quality management tools

  • Broad knowledge of EU and/or US cGMPs for the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, with an understanding of worldwide regulatory affairs

  • A working knowledge of manufacturing operations, aseptic processing, validation principles, Quality Control techniques and testing methodologies is beneficial

  • Demonstrated ability to perform work that consistently requires independent decision making and the exercise of independent judgment and discretion

  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills

  • Problem solving and technical writing skills

  • Good team-player with excellent communication skills

  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and ERP systems (SAP…)

  • Up to 25% domestic/international travel might be required

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in procurement, supply chain, business administration or similar

  • Oral and written fluency in English

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.

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