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Quality Assurance and Quality Control Site Initiative Leader - VIE Contract



Quality Assurance
Swiftwater, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Quality Assurance and Quality Control Site Initiative Leader - VIE Contract

  • Location: US, Swiftwater
  • Target start date: 01/10/2024

iMove, the Sanofi VIE Program, is available to citizens of the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28.

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

PLEASE NOTE that applications that are only submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Sanofi worldwide. Therefore, only applications that are submitted in English will be considered. Please make sure to apply with your personal email address.

About the job

In a highly competitive environment, Manufacturing & Supply Vaccines (M&S V) is accelerating its transformation by improving the industrial performance on different streams: Engineering excellence, Yield & Batch performance, Supplier Excellence, Procurement Excellence and Quality Assurance & Quality Control Excellence.

In the context, the position holder will assume the Quality Assurance and Quality Control Site Initiative Leader role for a set of initiatives under the Quality Assurance & Quality Control stream at the Swiftwater, Pennsylvania, United States site. You will work under the supervision of the strategic initiative leader and in collaboration with above-site support (Global M&S, Global Vaccines M&S) and the site Continuous Improvement (CI) specialists.

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as Quality Assurance and Quality Control Site Initiative Leader within our Manufacturing & Supply Vaccines (M&S V) Team, will be to develop, plan, and manage the site performance execution for your initiatives.

Main responsibilities:

Lead Quality process improvements and drive execution of assigned portfolio with detailed planning, deliverables and KPI targets at his/her site level with the support of the Global function Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Vaccines transformation Leader:

• Check readiness CI mechanism to meet performance trajectory by full staffing of CI specialists and aligned PCU deployment .

• Set performance/financial targets in alignment with Compelling Business Needs (CBN) and site performance trajectory and determines resources required to deliver project (FTE, OPEX, CAPEX) and acts towards funding/staffing of his/her initiatives in scope.

• Execute the Quality control and assurance initiatives using lean manufacturing methodology in alignment with overall performance trajectory roadmaps, SMS 2.0 deployment and in accordance to expected productivity improvement.

• Ensure deployment of site practices consistent with the ecosystem and broader network while contributing to the development of QA/QC playbook, validation of material testing, automation and digital solutions and delivering requested documentation (test protocols, change controls...).

• Coordinate work of various CI specialists and support personnel to ensure progress on plan and prioritize according the value while driving competency upskilling, planning and dynamic staffing of local deployment teams.

About you


  • At least 2 years of full-time work experience in Quality role (or similar position) with demonstrated success in leading and evaluating performance improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrated success in establishing and maintaining cooperative partnerships at both local and international levels.

Soft skills:

  • Change management skills (disrupts the status quo while remaining pragmatic and focus on priorities).
  • Able to train staff in performance improvement methodologies, but also to lead, animate, persuade, and empower networks and teams giving them proper feed-back (strong communication skills).
  • Result oriented with capabilities on stakeholder management to drive decision making process.

Technical skills:

  • Understanding of vaccines industrial requirements.
  • Knowledgeable in Quality control and assurance with demonstrated ability to drive initiatives from concept to execution, to distill complex data into a compelling visual story and manage continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • Experience in Industrial Performance or Site Manufacturing with proven track record in Lean Manufacturing Principles / Lean transformation.


  • Master’s Degree in Health science or Engineering.


  • Ability to read, write and interact in English.

Why choose us?

iMove is a unique program tailored for European youth interested in challenging themselves with meaningful assignments across the globe. At Sanofi we have a strong ambition to invest in young talents who will drive the success of Sanofi tomorrow.

Sanofi’s Work Abroad Program, iMove, offers jobs-assignments with actual responsibilities and a perspective to grow. We provide those opportunities in various functions such as: marketing, finance, regulatory, supply chain, clinical trials, production, etc. and in more than 40 countries. Sanofi unites people who are passionate about solving healthcare needs across the world. Joining our iMove Work Abroad Program is a unique opportunity to make a difference through your work.


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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