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FFIP Business Systems Manager - Vaccine



Swiftwater, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job title: FFIP Manufacturing Operations Business Systems Manager

Location: Swiftwater, PA

On-Site, Less than 5% travel

About the Job

The FFIP Team in Swiftwater, PA is the Manufacturing and Supply Vaccine Drug Product Center of Excellence for Sanofi in the US. At Sanofi, we’re committed to providing the next-gen healthcare that patients and customers need. It’s about harnessing data insights and leveraging AI responsibly to search deeper and solve sooner than ever before.

As a colleague in Business, you will help us drive the business aspects of our manufacturing operations as they relate to all production resources use, and optimization. The ideal candidate will have robust experience in labor modelling, SAP, industrial methods, and engineering. This role focuses on tactical execution and strategic planning to enhance operational efficiency and productivity.

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 a Production Operator within our Formulation and Filling Team, will have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people.

We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that the execution of day-to-day staffing, which includes permanent and temporary labor, fully supports the existing efforts of labor strategy to maintain the continuity of the labor pool based on staffing model.

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of manufacturing operations to identify and address inefficiencies working with the functional areas. Create tools that support shop floor needs with scheduling and training overviews.

  • Develop and manage labor models to optimize workforce allocation and productivity within the platform and across the Site. Forecasting and tracking staffing across FFP to meet financial goals. Ensuring critical staffing levels are maintained to meet business and project demands in alignment with budget. Interface directly with shop floor management team to determine critical business needs and changes.

  • Interface with Drug Substance Business Systems and internal operations to drive the site Flex model and optimize resource use between Drug Substance and Drug Product and within FFIP. Tactical and strategic pre-planning, execution and follow through required.

  • Leverage the use of data in SAP to identify optimal cost models in operations, cost reduction opportunities.

  • Contribute to Strat Plan and Budget Cycles with quick turnaround of accurate information and models that support the business and operations.

  • Maintain manufacturing recipes in SAP up to date according to changes in production using data and industrial assessments.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, quality, maintenance, and supply chain, to develop and execute operational strategies.

  • Prepare and present detailed reports on key performance indicators (KPIs), operational metrics, and strategic initiatives to senior management.

  • Drive the implementation of new manufacturing technologies and methodologies to support long-term strategic goals.

  • Train and guide team members on best practices and strategic processes.

  • Perform routine GEMBA walks to engage and collaborate with shop floor management and technicians to ensure that the strategies of labor implementation are matching the need.

  • Interface with outside labor agencies to manage temporary workforce needs, including managing but not limited to, ramp ups and ramp downs.

  • Able to learn new applications and become the SME and qualified training coordinator for operations.

About you

  • Experience: the ideal candidate will have proven experience in manufacturing operations, labor models, industrial methods, and resource planning.

  • Soft skills: Leadership, negotiation, teamwork, communication, cross-functional collaboration, and influence.

  • Technical skills: Lean Manufacturing (SMS), Six Sigma, ERP, Excel, data visualization, and exposure to Gen AI tools a big plus.

  • Education: Combination of education and experience in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Operations or Business Management are a strongly desirable. 3-5 years’ experience.

  • Languages: English

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.


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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