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Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Reference No. R2731754

Position Title: Advanced Technician Vaccines

Duration: Fixed-Term Contract End Date: February 28, 2025

Department: cP Offshift Production

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Sanofi Vaccines

Sanofi's global vaccines business unit partners with the public health, medical and scientific communities to improve access to life-protecting vaccines and increase vaccination coverage, while striving to develop new and improved vaccines to enhance health and well-being.

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We believe our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by data and digital technologies, have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people.

Major Activities of the Job:

Administration of Media, Washing and Sterilization activities:

  • Participate in daily meetings and report findings to management.

  • Ensure all documents (TPR, CPR, logbook) are properly recorded concurrently.

Health, Safety, Environment:

  • Wear proper PPE when performing tasks.

  • Drive culture of HSE in department.

  • Escalate any potential hazards in a timely manner. Help develop proposed solutions.

  • Participate in routine HSE checks and inspections.

  • Follow safety procedures.

  • Ensure chemicals are stored as per HSE requirement and has MSDS available.

Preparation of media, washing and sterilization, analytical testing, area Monitoring, maintenance:

  • Perform accurate formulation calculation and measurements of weigh and volume and release checks. Ensure each cleaning meets standards set in SOP, records, and in accordance with GMP.

  • Observe in detail and report any process deficiencies, perform visual inspection of equipment for impurity and damage before and after cleaning.

  • Perform utility sampling and environmental monitoring as required and ensure the completion as adhered to schedule.

  • Participate in problem solving and trouble shooting.

  • Ensure area is inspection ready.

  • Load cans and items, lift onto bottle washer.

  • Push and assemble items and connectors. Unload hot items, steam exposure potential from autoclave.

  • Lift urea raw chemicals (25kg) into formulation tanks above shoulder height.

Administration of Data Information for CP Production:

  • Complete SAP transactions in a timely, accurate manner.

  • Perform Pharm net web activities.

  • Enter all data accurately and in timely manner such as Shop Floor Data, LI Ms, Master, change request forms.

Process improvement and Development:

  • Execute protocols related to facility, equipment, and process improvement of production process.

  • Assist in modification of SOPs and BPRs for new processes in accordance with change control policies.


  • Participate in keeping the production area in a tidy, GMP manner, following 5S guideline (sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain).

  • Disinfect area as required in SOP.

  • Assist to ensure office area is kept in a tidy, clean manner.

  • Supply airlock with gowning materials.

  • Animate visual management tools.

No employee has a proprietary right to an activity or group of activities. Activities may be changed or reassigned to meet the needs of the operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years College Diploma (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bioengineering), plus a minimum two (2) years of previous relevant work experience.

  • Preferred three (3) years University Bachelor's degree (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bioengineering), plus a minimum of eighteen (18) months of previous relevant work experience.

  • Basic mechanical skill and knowledge

  • Working knowledge in the following areas: Aseptic Techniques, Health and Safety, cGMP, and cGLP

  • Chemistry, Mathematics

  • Computer Skills SAP, Visio, Autocad, MS Access, JMP.

  • Ability to effectively manage one's time in a busy environment.

  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills, to work in a strictly teamwork environment.

Hours Of Work:

  • Inclusive from Monday to Friday 01:30 pm to 09:30 pm.

This is subject to change at any time, and it should not be construed as limiting the right of the company to take such change to meet the requirements of the operation.

Pursue Progress.

Discover Extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. 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 and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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