Sanofi Group Manager Filling & Inspection - Day Shift in Toronto, Ontario

Manager Filling & Inspection - Day Shift


Shift Manager Filling & Inspection

Reference #75006367-57060

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.

Our Sanofi Pasteur team in Toronto is growing!

We are currently accepting applications for an Day Shift Manager Filling & Inspection to manage the daily shift operation Monday to Friday inclusive, of the Filling & Packaging (F&P) department. Ensuring staff have clear direction, the required resources and are motivated towards meeting production schedules and departmental objectives, the Shift Manager is responsible for supervising the Washing & Sterilizing (W&S), Filling and Examining, afternoon shift staff. The incumbent will be accountable for the supervision of 10 workers ensuring all orders are completed on time and manufactured in compliance with the internal SOP’s cGMP and respect of all safety requirements. Responsibilities will include:

1. Supervise day-to-day operations in F&P including: Washing, Sterilizing, Filling and Examining, activities.

  • Perform supervisory roles following Human Resources policies and the Collective Labour Agreement.

  • Ensure staff follows Quality procedures.

  • Ensure all operations performed by afternoon shift are done in compliance with Quality requirements (SOPs, Policies, cGMP’s).

  • Ensure staff follows Quality and Safety procedures.

  • Ensures all operations performed by afternoon shift staff is done in compliance with safety requirements.

  • Observes and corrects individual behavior and ensures staff wears safety protection. Troubleshoots by carefully accessing the situation and makes timely decisions and communicates the required information to others involved.

  • Review/analysis line efficiency data daily, recommends improvements to improve efficiencies on all 10 line/processes in the department.

  • Hires, and ensures staff is training on production procedures (On-the-job-training records) and cGMP.

  • Monitors & maintains a high level of performance from employees ( 10 direct reports).

2.Quality and Regulatory compliance.

  • Writes and review SOPs for the department.

  • Supports the Process Manager and designing and changing the BPR’s.

  • Responsible for timely reporting and investigate of all non-conformances.

  • Works with process manager and QO to develop and execute corrective actions.

  • Review completed BPR’s for accuracy in a timely manner.

  • Investigates and closes and final sign off for event reports.

  • Back-up Process Managers and Aseptic Processing, Documentation and Training Specialist on their activities during their absences.

  • Final sign off on events and CAPA’s, review changes to BPR and Material specifications.

3.Planning weekly work schedules for department.

  • Plan weekly work schedule for department ensuring orders are completed on time.

  • Plan and organize overtime as required to complete orders.

  • Work with the Mechanical Group Leader to schedule changeovers and routine maintenance of the lines to ensure the equipment is available and running efficiently.

4. Participate in special projects to assist development goals, and improve production processes to simplify procedures, meet new GMP requirements or reduce costs to department. Support/Execution of validation protocols to maintain compliance.

5. Reduce manufacturing costs without compromising product or licenses. Work with Director, process manager and other departments on corporate/site projects. Support the process managers in developing and implementing process improvements. Work with QO/process - manager/director on Customer complaints working towards reducing or eliminating customer complaints.


Required Qualifications:

- Minimum University degree, Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Microbiology

-Minimum seven (7) years of previous relevant experience in a Biological or Pharmaceutical industry, with experience in Washing & Sterilizing, Aseptic Filling and Examining.

-Experience managing people in a unionized environment is a must.

-Ability to lead a team handling high value and time sensitive products.

-Demonstrated leadership skills.

-Effective communication skills, conflict management and multi-tasking skills.

-Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, etc.

Qualified candidates may submit their on-line resume with cover letter to quoting reference Shift Manager Filling & Inspection #75006367-57060

Sanofi in Canada embraces diversity in the workplace and is committed to achieving employment equity. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


Job: Quality

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job Posting: Sep 21, 2016, 3:13:56 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular