Sanofi Group Sr Engineer Automation in Allston, Massachusetts

The Manufacturing Engineering Group at the Allston Landing manufacturing site is responsible to ensure that the manufacturing equipment/systems and Automation systems used in the manufacture, storage, testing, and distribution of Genzyme products are fit for purpose in accordance with Genzyme Corporate standards and industry regulatory requirements. This encompasses work processes that originate with the identification of a new or revised asset, the design, installation, verification and validation of the asset, the maintenance of the asset in its commissioned/qualified/validated state and the retirement of the asset at the end of its life.

POSITION OVERVIEW/KEY RESPONSIBILTIES*:

The Automation Engineer III ensures reliable operation and implementation of all automation systems for a 24x7 commercial manufacturing facility. This role works independently, with minimal supervision and direction. Projects may often require independent decision making and exercising of judgment. Project work is generally prioritized by the group manager or lead engineers.

  • Support the configuration, administration and maintenance activities of the sites manufacturing computer and automation systems, including process control systems, building automation systems, manufacturing execution systems, and data historians.

  • Lead projects in the design, development, and qualification of automated processes, equipment, and systems; including managing the work of internal engineers and outside vendors

  • Identify opportunities to improve existing processes, equipment, systems, and infrastructure.

  • Directly support operations with troubleshooting and issue resolution with respect to computer and automation systems.

  • Lead small cross functional teams in support of small projects or initiatives.

  • May have technical leadership or supervisory responsibilities over more junior engineers.

* Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, in accordance with business needs

LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS: N/A if this position does not have direct reports

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technological field and 7 years of relevant work experience, or

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technological field and 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Previous experience with automation systems.

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exposure to or direct experience with regulated environments (i.e. cGMP, OSHA, EPA).

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or operations environment.

  • Experience with one of the following Genzyme platforms: DeltaV, Allen Bradley PLC, OSI Soft PI historian, Instrumentation and control panel hardware as required by the job.

  • Experience with computer systems validation practices (GAMP).

  • Experience authoring and reviewing standard operating procedures, on-the-job-trainings, and other controlled documents.

  • Experience in managing small to medium-sized projects and outside vendors.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS: N/A

  • Required to be part of on-call rotation for off-hours manufacturing support.

  • Requires working in an industrial manufacturing environment including gowning.

DISCLAIMER:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.