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Production Technician - Vaccines

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

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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

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Key Accountabilities

  • Performs production activities in accordance with volume fluctuation, business need, and effective procedures. 

  • Works to support production units by consistently providing required materials in a timely manner. 

  • Ensures all materials required for production are available prior to need. 

  • Identifies production issues and relays them to the leadership team. 

  • Ensures all required paperwork is complete, accurate and done in a timely manner to ensure accurate inventory. 

  • Completes tasks and corresponding documentation as required by cGMP.

  • Works to prepare assigned areas for the oncoming shifts. 

  • Completes at least one developmental class annually focused on one of the four core competencies. 

  • Works to become trained in all assigned training modules. 

  • Trains and orients new team members (at any level) as assigned. 

  • Follows all procedures put into effect to ensure your safety as well as the safety of others. 

  • Participates in monthly safety meetings. 

  • Report all safety issues, concerns, incidents and near misses to the team leadership. 

  • Participates in safety walkthroughs coordinated by the department’s safety team. 

  • Provides input for potential safety issues as well as contributing ideas for corrective and preventative actions. 

  • Follows effective procedures to ensure the production of a safe and efficacious product.  Works to understand cGMP’s. 

  • Identifies areas of deficiency to the leadership team and offers potential suggestions for improvements. 

  • Participates in both deviation investigations when appropriate and implementation plans to ensure a quality product.

  • May participate in completion of quality documentation (BPR's, logbooks, etc.).FDA audit understanding and awareness. 

  • Participates in team meetings.  Actively communicates improvement ideas, issues, concerns, etc to team. 

  • Participates in cross functional teams where necessary to complete projects in an effective and timely manner. 

  • Lead Operator, completes picklists and move tickets for all tasks completed on any given day. 

  • This may require inputting data into SAP, along with entering work orders and reagent orders. 

  • Ensures proper process area operation by pre and post run set up and maintenance of lab and equipment. 

  • Recommends changes to BPRs, SOPS and SWIs were warranted.  Write and edit documents under supervision. 

  • Seeks out cross training in other areas whenever possible. 

  • Responsible for assisting in writing and assisting incident investigations, CAPA's, change controls, along with assisting the higher tech levels and Principal Investigators with projects.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED with at least 6 months of manufacturing, warehouse or logistics work experience


  • Associate or Bachelors' degree in Life Sciences or other relevant fields of study with no prior manufacturing experience necessary.

  • Prior work experience in a regulated production environment (e.g., GMP - Good Manufacturing Practice)

  • Ability to use Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) to control industrial processes

  • Evidence of basic mechanical aptitude, computer skills, good comprehension skills, retention skills, manual dexterity, and ability to troubleshoot

  • Prior or related cGMP or Pharmaceutical experience recommended

  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude, computer skills, good comprehension skills, retention skills, manual dexterity, and ability to troubleshoot.


Must successfully pass Aseptic Gown training to be considered for this position.

  • The candidate must be able to receive the influenza vaccine which is required for building access.

  • This position may be required to be moved or temporarily flexed to another department or building within the FFIP operation due to business needs. Additionally, candidates should expect to work in multiple buildings. Some over-time/off-shift work hours may be required based on business needs. We will attempt to provide as much advance notice as possible, two weeks where applicable if any such change is needed.

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs., and bend/lift/move objects as part of the job.

  • Able to stand for up to 8 hours a day (with occasional breaks.

  • Must be able to train and work in multiple production areas in the Filling umbrella including material movement, prep, and the aseptic corridor.

  • Must ensure training and gowning status is acceptable all time to ensure agility to work in aseptic production areas.

  • Must be able to complete training in all areas as required this includes aseptic filling and machine operation.

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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