Sanofi Group Associate Quality Technician in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Associate Quality Technician


Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers a broad range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development. For more information, please


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  • NOTE: This position will be filled as a Sunday through Thursday position with occasional off shift work required when necessary.**

Position Summary:

Performs testing in the Quality Control Bioassay laboratory while strictly adhering to site work instructions, Federal Regulations, cGMP and Sanofi Pasteur policies and procedures. This position requires the individual to perform routine testing as scheduled to support production, method validation as well as the stability program and completing required documentation. They will also be required to perform cleaning of work areas, equipment, and any other jobs as required, ensure all duties are completed on time, and complete required Safety and Compliance training and associated training modules as assigned. Knowledge and experience of immunology based testing is preferred.

Key Accountabilities


1.Performs current tests by strictly adhering to SOP, SWI, Federal Regulations, cGMP, training modules (when applicable), sanofi pasteur policies and procedures and safety procedures.

2.Performs testing as per testing schedule defined by laboratory management to meet demands of Production, Methods Development, Validation, Independent Demand and Stability program.

3.Completes required paperwork and documentation as required.

4.Ensures product integrity by testing products, pulling samples, placing work orders and visual inspection of samples.

5.Prepares for and operates QC equipment including pre and post run setup and maintenance.

6.Troubleshoots sample discrepancies.

7.Performs peer proofing on assays.


1.Maintains laboratories in a safe and compliant state.

2.System related functions: SAP (Cycle counts, confirmations, inventories, etc.), Trackwise (MDOs & IPDNs), LIMs (inventories), etc.

3.Performs cleaning of laboratories, equipment, and ancillary areas as required.


1.Attends/Contributes to scheduled team meetings, department meetings, and safety meetings.

2.Document review.

3.Safety and compliance training.

4.Module/Assay training as assigned.

5.Professional/Technical development training on/ off-site as assigned.


1.Understand and support implementation of Change controls, CAPAs, and deviation corrective actions.

2.Notifies laboratory manager of any deviations or issues and initiates incident investigations as required.

3.Support deviations.

Who You Are

You are inspired and driven by sanofi pasteur’s IO mission to improve worldwide human health. You would fit in well with our sanofi values of innovation, solidarity, confidence, respect and integrity and our ways of working (Focus, Agility, Accountability and Simplicity).

Technical competencies and soft skills:

Good mathematical skills and computer literacy.

Experience in immunological assays desired.

Ability to work efficiently with minimal error and high attention to detail.

Experience working directly in a cGMP facility, including QC testing is preferred

Soft Skills:


Detail Oriented


People Skills


Balanced Decision Making



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; 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.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree ( Biology, Immunology and related disciplines)

0-3 years of relevant experience in immunology and biology

Job: Quality

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Swiftwater

Job Posting: Oct 11, 2016, 10:41:48 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular