Sanofi Group Deputy Director Facility Systems in Toronto, Ontario

Deputy Director Facility Systems



Deputy Director Facility Systems

REFRENCE # POS_75069530-1

LOCATION: Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the Sanofi Group, is Canada’s oldest and largest vaccine company, with a proud heritage and a strong commitment to public health. Celebrating its 100 th year in 2014, Sanofi Pasteur continues to provide essential, life-saving vaccines to millions around the world, for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.

Sanofi Pasteur Limited, located in Toronto, is one of the company’s four major R&D and manufacturing sites, and home to Sanofi Pasteur’s North American Centre for Analytical and BioProcess R&D. These and other activities offer employees diverse opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our company attracts some of the best minds in the business from across the globe. Our 1,200 employees give us their best, and we offer the best in return.

The Deputy Director Facility Systems is the important role in the Technical Services department on our Sanofi Pasteur site, who will provide management and leadership of the Reliability and Maintenance platform by directing the relationships and processes for execution of the Maintenance department vision. This position ensures that repair, preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance of the facility and its equipment, meets the regulatory requirements through reliability and maintenace design and execution, with the goal of minimal operational interruptions to our customers. This position also plays a key role in development and implementation of the Maintenance strategic vision, driving consistency of the Manufacturing Maintenance Teams, partnership with other platforms in Technical Services Department as well as other interval clients on site to reach the goal of a First Class service organization.


  • Execute Maintenance department vision, by providing leadership and direction of its personnel, tracking regulatory changes, understanding department responsibilities, and then adjusting the operation accordingly.

  • Ensure efficient and effective operation by creating a proactive environment, developing & monitoring metrics, regularly communicating with end users and maintenance personnel, managing the Manufacturing Maintenance budget, and providing processes that utilize Maintenance Best Practices.

  • Provide people and team development for increased company value and personal satisfaction. Work with department teams to ensure success and encourage collaboration and networking across all functions. Utilize Performance Management tools to recognize high performers and coach low performers.

  • Drive consistency across the Manufacturing Maintenance Teams to ensure processes and department priorities are aligned. Network with other Maintenance platforms to leverage the resources of the department and provide "First Class Service" to all of our customers.

  • Develop a strong Maintenance Safety Culture that encourages taking the right amount of time to perform each task safely

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and good documentation practices are followed to track all work and make data analysis efficient

  • Ensure that the department is recognized for its contributions to the company and for its appropriate level of importance in sustaining site operations



  • Minimum University degree in a relevant Engineering discipline. Candidates possessing a Master level degree in a relevant engineering discipline are preferred.

  • Minimum ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in large scale biotech or pharmaceutical environment, including at least eight (8) years managing maintenance and reliability personnel with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Full understanding of compliance requirement in maitenance activities in the highly regulated industry.

  • Exellent knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance and possesses a good understanding of all trades. Practical experiences in Six Sigma Lean TPM process and projects.

  • Demonstrated exellent leadership skills. Ability to actively, and cooperatively work with cross functional teams.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • P. Eng. Certification, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and process engineering experience are strong assets.

Qualified candidates may submit theiron-line resume with cover letter to quoting reference : DeputyDirector Facility Systems REFRENCE# POS_75069530-1

Sanofi inCanada embraces diversity in the workplace and is committed to achievingemployment equity. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talentedemployees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide varietyof experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from women, members ofvisible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Thankyou in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviewswill be contacted.



Job: Engineering & Maintenance

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job Posting: Sep 16, 2016, 2:35:57 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular