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Deputy Director - Influenza Downstream Manufacturing (B79)-Swiftwater, PA

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Our Sanofi Pasteur Swiftwater, PA site, where we both research and manufacture vaccines since 1897, has had a tremendous impact on global health and the quality of human life. Nestled among the Pocono Mountains in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania, Sanofi Pasteur is home to state-of-the-industry facilities—and a rich and unique history. Our Swiftwater campus is more than 500 acres, housing 44 buildings and encompassing more than one million square feet of building space. Many of our facilities, while bright and modern, still retain the rustic charm of the original stonework.

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Benefits

  • Health & Wellness

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

  • Financial

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

  • Culture

    At Sanofi, we demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity through Culture groups and programs. There are many ways to make a difference and connect with other Sanofi employees: including ERG groups and 2 PAID days off to Volunteer.

  • Work/Life Balance

    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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Quote

"My family is everything to me. They are proud of the work I do, educating the community and ensuring that no Pompe patient is left behind."

C. Richard Cioci Clinical Science Associate – Pompe Ontario East & Atlantic

"I am continually impressed at the dedication that Sanofi has to the patients for whom we provide solutions."

Suncére Hernandez Area Business Manager, Multiple Sclerosis

"I give thanks to my powerhouse team for reminding me that I have a support system behind me, pushing me forward."

Bob Shustack Head of Global Support Functions Finance, North America

Responsibilities

The Deputy Director Manufacturing will provide the leadership, direction, and the overall oversight of B79 Downstream Manufacturing. Responsible for ensuring that all associates have what they need to complete their jobs safely and for ensuring assigned areas meet current FDA, International Regulatory Body, Corporate Quality Requirements, and all quality standards are consistently met. Responsible for developing and managing personnel. 

Key Accountabilities (% per task):

Provide leadership and direction to the Downstream Manufacturing. This Deputy Director is responsible to ensure the manufacturing facilities and equipment within his/her control is properly maintained.  In addition, the Deputy Director will verify the continued validated state of all equipment and processes within their assigned area of responsibility. - 30%

Provide leadership and direction to ensure Deviations, and Change Controls, CAPAs, and regulatory commitments are met on time and with the highest standards of quality.  Responsible for ensuring assigned areas meet current FDA, International Regulatory Body, and Corporate Quality requirements.  - 20%

Provide direction and oversight for the shop floor and is accountable to ensure the highest safety and quality standards are maintained.  Responsible for ensuring that all associates have what they need to complete their jobs safely.  - 15%

Responsible for special projects including providing assistance and recommendations regarding buildings, equipment, and processes relating to the integration of the  manufacturing area.  Development of working relationships and strong communication links through all levels of the organization.  Provides day-to-day support for the production floor to support completion of short-term projects. - 15%

Provides leadership and establishes departmental objectives to align with site vision for safety, quality, productivity, cost, continuous improvement, and employee involvement. – 20%

Builds and maintains a high performing team, providing effective alignment and communication with functional groups at the site and at other manufacturing sites, to successfully deliver on all commitments. 

- Provide direction, evaluate and develop performance of direct reports

- Help in resolution of problems or introduction of changes in their respective areas

- Set performance standards and evaluate performance

- Provide career development and training advice and set short term and long term goals

- Provide regular feedback to direct reports on company and departmental operations

- Manages headcount and expenses in department to achieve site objectives and meet budget expectations

Scope / Dimension of role:

Key Dimensions:

  • Headcount (direct and indirect) budget, doses, Capex

Key indicators on which the job holder will be evaluated:

  • Headcount management: direct/indirect
  • Annual budget under direct responsibility
  • Interact successfully within the highly energized production and regulatory environments.
  • Drive continuous improvement for production, Industrial Performance, and Compliance
  • The incumbent must be able to communicate clearly the cGMP requirements 

Freedom to act, level of autonomy:

  • Position has a high degree of autonomy and is expected to make decisions and interpretations within broadly defined requirements. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Engineering or Life Sciences. 
  • A minimum 10-15 years experience in a cGMP controlled/pharmaceutical industry
  • At least 5 years experience in a regulated Quality environment is required
  • Thorough knowledge of cGMPs and regulatory requirements are required.

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.

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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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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