**1st shift position-Tuesday-Saturday
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to human vaccines. Our driving goal is to protect people from infectious diseases by creating safe and effective vaccines. Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.
Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines in the world, providing protection against 20 bacterial and viral diseases. We distribute more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to vaccinate more than 500 million people across the globe. Our company has more than 13,000 employees worldwide working in 14 production and/or R&D sites with more than 50% of staff devoted to industrial operations (IO). Industrial Operations (IO) at our Swiftwater, Pennsylvania site, the largest vaccine manufacturing facility in the US, continues to develop its manufacturing assets to produce existing and new vaccines and biopharmaceuticals. Sanofi Pasteur provides associates in IO a variety of opportunities to develop and enhance their career through the ability to work in diverse roles across functions, resources for continuous learning, and assistance for those wishing to further their education.
Sanofi Pasteur SA 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, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Associate Quality Technician for the QC Analytical Chemistry department is responsible for performing various chemical and biological assays and testing-related tasks within Quality Control. The candidate filling this position will work to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner, while strictly adhering to Sanofi Pasteur policies and procedures and cGMP. They will also be required to perform cleaning of work areas and equipment, and complete required Safety and Compliance training and associated training modules as assigned.
· Performs current tests by strictly adhering to SOP, SWI, Federal Regulations, cGMP, training modules (when applicable), Sanofi Pasteur policies and procedures and safety procedures.
· Performs testing as per testing schedule defined by laboratory management to meet demands of Production, Methods Development, Validation, Independent Demand and Stability program.
· Completes required paperwork and documentation as required.
· Prepares for and operates QC equipment including pre and post run setup and maintenance.
· Troubleshoots sample discrepancies.
· Performs peer proofing on assays.
Specific tasks may include:
· Water testing (chemical and microbial)
· Buffer testing
· Raw material/identification testing
· Sample preparation and disposal
· Cleaning of work areas and equipment
*Vaccinations may be required
Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry or Life Sciences required and cGMP controlled/pharmaceutical industry experience is 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.
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.