Sanofi Group Sterilization Technician in Gainesville, Georgia

Sterilization Technician


The technician is responsible for performing all aspects of the glassware sterilization process in order to supply the demand for glassware in the labs.

Major responsibilities:

  • Responsible for empting and washing 50 gallon barrels.

  • Responsible for operating bottle grinder.

  • Responsible for carrying trash from Production facility to proper locations. Drive company truck, non-CDL.

  • Responsible for carrying trash from labs to grinding room.

  • Responsible for daily operation of autoclave.

  • Responsible for glassware washing and sterilization procedures.

  • Responsible for moving 50 lbs. of glassware on a regular basis.

  • Responsible for wrapping glassware.

  • Preforms cooperatively with a certified trainer and other certified technicians. Progression through the Demonstrated Skills-Based Training System is vital to performance and should be considered a priority.

  • Additional responsibilities may include assisting in all areas of vaccine production.

  • Ability to share workload and responsibilities of other departmental employees.

  • Must be a team player and work well with others.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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  • May not own or have contact with other birds or poultry.\

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  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift / push / pull, 50 lbs. consistently must be able to lift and carry a weight of 50 lbs., a distance of 50 ft. on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to squat, bend, and stoop, as well as twisting and turning.

  • Must stand on feet for extended periods of time and work in a sterile production environment.

  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity are important.

  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE.)

  • Must be able to work flexible work hours. Regular attendance is a must.

  • Self-motivated. Ability to think ahead to next task. Ability to work well under time constraints.


  • Minimum of High School graduate or equivalent

  • 1 year related experience in a manufacturing environment helpful.

  • Must have a clean driving record.

AbAbout Merial

MeMerial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of a wide range of animals. Merial employs 6,600 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide with over €2 billion of sales in 2014. Merial has three main business areas: pets, farm animals, and veterinary public health. Our pharmaceuticals and vaccines focus on disease prevention and overall health and wellness in animals, and target more than 200 diseases and conditions across a variety of species. Merial is a Sanofi company. For more information, please;@Merial

MeMerial Limited 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.


  • Job: Production

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Gainesville

Job Posting: Oct 7, 2016, 4:29:26 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular