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Manager, Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Bacterial-Swiftwater, PA

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

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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  • Swiftwater, PA- Manager, Engineering, Continuous Improvement will support large and small projects deemed important to the safety, quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the Biologics Manufacturing Platform.
  • This position takes a leadership role in identifying and resolving issues of safety, compliance, delivery and efficiency that impact the supply of bulk Biologic vaccine products.  
  • This position drives continuous improvement by leading cross-functional teams to support Biologics Manufacturing. 
  • This position requires a high degree of relationship building and communication, along with solid technical knowledge in the fields of vaccinology, engineering, technical transfer/experimental design and quality assurance.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Manager, Continuous Improvement will identify, investigate, gain consensus and resolve issues that impact the supply of Antigen products.  They will support large projects and lead small to medium sized projects to maximize the safety, quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the antigen factory: The Manager, Continuous Improvement position provides significant engineering and/or scientific expertise to troubleshoot issues and drive improvement.

    The Manager, Continuous Improvement is tasked with leading change.  This position is a responsible interface between operations and support functions, and is expected to work effectively with partner functions such as Quality, Engineering, Maintenance and Manufacturing Technology to ensure continuous improvement of the assigned factory.

    The Manager, Continuous Improvement will provide operational input to the Antigen Continuous Improvement Team by direct participation and integration into factory operations.  This is accomplished through a high degree of shop floor presence and participation with other functions in the focus factory as directed by the CI Team leader. 

    The Manager, Continuous Improvement will serve as a scientific and technical interface with suppliers and customers of equipment and materials.

    Along with a portfolio of process improvement initiatives, the Manager, Continuous Improvement may also lead change controls (CCRs), Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPAs), provide deviation investigation assistance, trouble-shoot equipment and perform other activities as assigned. 

    Basic Qualifications:

    BS or MS required in a field related to Engineering or Life Sciences

    The individual should have at least 5+ years’ experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical role within the areas of manufacturing, engineering, process development or similar.

    The individual must have an excellent understanding of cGMP requirements and Continuous Improvement methodologies, along with demonstrated excellence in a technical or scientific position.

    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to actively and cooperatively lead cross-functional teams.


    Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, PMP and similar certifications are a plus.

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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