Reference No. R2715138
Position Title: Technologist
Duration: Fixed-Term - Contract End Date: December 20, 2024
Department: Adsorptions Afternoon Shift
Location: Toronto, Ontario
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:
Adsorption of Purified Antigens:
Preparation of detailed calculations for adsorption of purified concentrates.
Operator for the adsorption of purified antigens.
Operator for the dispensing of Adsorbed antigens.
Operator for the completion and checking of Adsorption BPRs.
Operator for the completion and checking of Dispensing BPRs.
Clean Room Maintenance:
Preparation of QO approved disinfectants for cleaning applications.
Preparation of rooms (including clean rooms) for sampling and environmental monitoring.
Prepare and sample EM as outlined by SOP. Monitor and perform EM as required per product, per week, bi-weekly, per month.
Order EM plates and swabs.
Entry of EM in Master.
Sampling, Reference Sample Maintenance:
Sampling of Bulk intermediates and concentrates.
Operations using aseptic techniques.
Tube welder technology is used throughout sampling.
Preparation of LIMS applications, labels, test samples, preparation of Kjeldahl samples and calculations/supplement sheets.
Maintenance of reference and official reserve samples, entering samples into sample log books.
Laboratory Maintenance, Parts, Inventories:
Maintenance of the inventory of antigen concentrates.
Execution of validated mixing as per license requirements.
Maintenance of inventory on glass, bottles, sample containers, filters.
Maintenance and order of sterile tanks, bottles, and connections.
Maintenance of tube welder and sealer.
Production Planning/Office Duties:
Assist with the daily and weekly production plan with the management and area TGL.
SAP transactions, confirmations, BPR order requests and scheduling.
Performs cycle counts to keep SAP inventories at 98% accuracy.
Confirm materials and receive orders 98% on time.
Transfer of material via SAP system.
Prepare equipment and filters used during adsorptions.
Set up sterile and screen filters, interact with Washing and Sterilizing personnel.
Check incoming or outgoing tanks and equipment for integrity, breaches, anomalies, mixers.
Minimum three (3) years College Diploma in Sciences (Microbiology, Bio-chemistry, Specialty Technologist Programs), plus a minimum of eighteen (18) months of previous relevant work experience.
Preferred four (4) years Bachelor's Degree in Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, General Science), plus a minimum one (1) year of previous relevant work experience.
Strong knowledge of Microbiology and Aseptic Processing.
Familiarity with using the following: Sterile Filters/Filter Equipment, Integrity Tester, MAS Air Sampler, Met One Particle Counter, Tube Welder/Sealer, Tachometer.
Ability to communicate across departments and to write SOPs, SWIs and CCRs.
Strong Organizational and Planning skills.
Adequate Computer skills and familiarity with SAP and LIMS.
Hours Of Work:
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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