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Associate Director Flublok Production 2nd Shift- Vaccine

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Swiftwater, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Associate Director Flublok Production 2nd Shift- Vaccine

Swiftwater, PA

About the Job

The Deputy Director, Building 55 Recombinant Manufacturing Facility (B55 RMF) role is within the Production / Operations function of Manufacturing and Supply. The incumbent is responsible for leadership of the 2nd shift Operations function to support the manufacturing of drug substance using the baculovirus cell culture platform.

This role will support the facility & personnel transition from project to commercial operations. Incumbent is responsible to ensure any project related activities that are associated within the B55 RMF arena are adequately supported. Partnership and alignment is required with a Deputy Director who manages 1st shift team for seamless shift changes, timely & accurate communications, and a continuation of manufacturing processing that covers multiple unit operations day to day. The leader is expected to deliver commitments, drive a culture of compliance, diversity, equity and inclusion, continuous improvement, manufacturing excellence and a play to win mindset. This position will require some flexibility in working different shifts, holidays and weekends.

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 Associate Director Flublok Production 2nd Shift- Vaccine within our Production / Operations function of Manufacturing and Supply.

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

Main Responsibilities:

  • The position is responsible for sustained performance during production operations with a Safety First Quality Always mentality, therefore the ability to anticipate problems and propose mitigations are critical to effectively deliver on production targets, quality commitments, strategy plans and budget.

  • The position is responsible for ensuring implementation of quality and compliance regulations as required, adherence to corporate standards and will represent the production unit during Heath Agency inspections and other agency audits.

  • As a people leader the Deputy Director is responsible for the performance management and professional development of direct reports and that of shop floor personnel by holding routine 1 on 1s, skip level meetings, providing mentorship and coaching. Ensure all People & Culture requirements and processes are followed; headcount is managed according to plan and budget.

  • Responsibility for the proper maintenance of production systems, equipment, facility conditions, and in general the validated state of the process. Leading the team thru a manufacturing process that utilized digital tools like MES, electronic Batch Records, eLogbooks and using other digital tools and process data for yield improvements and shop floor efficiencies.

  • Participate in tactical and strategic projects and programs including Continuous Improvement projects, site and global initiatives in Manufacturing Excellence, SMS and Digital.

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering or similar discipline is preferred. Equivalent work experience will be taken into consideration for those who meet basic requirements below.

  • 7 years' experience in a cGMP controlled/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, prefer 3 years' experience managing a team Demonstrated team leadership experience with a strong desire to succeed and help others.

  • Thorough knowledge of cGMPs, production environment, events & CAPAs, +QDCIS process, daily shop floor activities and. SMS. The ability to communicate effectively, cooperate transversally with maintenance, automation, ITS and other manufacturing support functions is required.

  • Ability or experience interacting with regulatory agencies and health authority inspections.

  • Ability to exercise thoughtful risk taking and make decisions with ownership of those decisions.

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

Sanofi Inc. 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.

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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.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

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