Sanofi Group Senior Manufacturing Associate in Framingham, Massachusetts

Senior Manufacturing Associate


Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

Sanofi US

At Sanofi US, we are committed to the growth of our people, connected in purpose by career, life and health.

Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, Sanofi US is part of a leading global healthcare company dedicated to discovering, developing and distributing therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs.

Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

Sanofi US employs approximately 17,000 people across the country all dedicated to protecting health, enhancing life and responding to the hopes and potential healthcare needs of seven billion people around the world.

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The Cell Culture Operations Department performs small and large scale cell culture operations, media preparation, equipment preparation, clean in place (CIP) and steam in place (SIP), and Preventative Maintenance of process equipmentas part of a 24/7 large-scale therapeuticprotein manufacturing facility.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for performing a variety of complex tasks under general guidance and in accordance with the manufacturing instruction set and current GMPs.

Core Responsibilities

  • Practices and promotes safe work habits and adheres to Genzyme’s safetyprocedures and guidelines.

  • Effectively demonstrates understanding of GMPs and how they apply to specific responsibilities.

  • Follows verbal and written procedures in operating production equipment and performing processing steps; accurately completes appropriate production documentation.

  • Identifies, escalates and documents events and subtle variances that deviate from normal operation; participate as needed in investigations.

  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness ofprocess area.

  • Ensures production area is stocked with supplies.

  • Performs batch record review, procedure revisions, and work order generation.

  • Fulfills role of lead trainer on numerous operations and is an area SME.

  • Interacts with other support functions such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Manufacturing Engineering, MTS, Validation, etc.

  • Utilizes manufacturing knowledge to improve process operations and affect positive change.

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot basic mechanical operations.

  • Effectively utilizes Microsoft office applications.

  • Mentors less experienced operators and performs support function for supervisor.

  • Fulfills the role of Team Lead in the absence of the team supervisor. Responsible for assignment of duties to all team members, ensuring execution of duties, communicating at daily scheduling meetings, and providing technical support as needed.

  • May be asked to represent the organization at meetings such as shift scheduling meeting, MDI, deviation review meetings, and project meetings.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Large Scale Team

  • Demonstrates general knowledge of mammalian tissue culture processes.

  • Completes tasks in support of large scale cell culture bioreactor operations.

  • Provides daily monitoring of cultures and bioreactor processes including sampling and in process assays (cell counting).

  • Demonstrates general knowledge of aseptic techniques.

  • Performs PM, CIP, and SIP operations to prepare equipment for manufacturing operations.

Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Adhering to all applicable laws and regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.

  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.

  • Constantly striving to make Genzyme a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.

  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.


Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED with 5-7 years in cGXP manufacturing environment, or Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience.

Experience on-the-floor leadership or “subject matter expertise” in Cell Culture operations.

Job: Production

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Framingham

Job Posting: Oct 17, 2016, 12:14:01 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular