Manager, Metrology

  • Company:
    Sanofi
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Biotech / Science

Manager, Metrology Reference #: R2464380 Department: Facilities Management, Metrology Location: Toronto, Ontario About Sanofi Pasteur Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to human vaccines. Our driving goal is to protect people from infectious diseases by creating safe and effective vaccines.  Our company distributes more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to vaccinate more than 500 million people across the globe.  Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines in the world, providing protection against 20 bacterial and viral diseases. Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.  With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe. Job Summary: The Metrology Manager will manage 1 Group Leader and 10 Technologist within the department.  The Manager will act as not only the departmental manager but also as a business leader with full responsibility for running the department as a business. Report”s to the Deputy Director, Metrology. Position Outline: Responsible for the definition and application of site Metrology policy to be applied to GxP critical measuring devices: Participates in definition and development of Corporate Calibration Policy. Ensures site specific constraints are taken into consideration. Translates corporate policy into site policies and procedures and ensures their application.  Presents and justifies impact of policy changes to Supply Chain Management Committee. Ensures that all key site personnel are appropriately trained and applying policies and procedures Develops and implements certification program for site: Establish frequency and tolerances to be applied for certification on GxP critical devices Ensure compliance with cGMP guidelines and regulations with respect to certification programs Ensures equipment is maintained in certified status.  Any changes to equipment are reviewed and evaluated to ascertain whether additional studies, repairs and/or re-certifications are required Ensure industry best practices are reflected in departments SOP’s Writes and reviews SOP’s, certification protocols and reports as required: Contributes to the writing of corporate policies for Metrology. Presents and justifies changes to site policies and procedures Write and/or review standard operating procedures for equipment and procedures throughout the company with respect to metrology Ensure that all departmental processes are covered by SOP’s and are maintained as current Provides expert review of OQ (Operating Qualifications) protocols and reports as required. Maintains the competency of the Metrology department: Ensures department has skills and competence required to carry out certifications. Trains technical and users on how to apply Metrology principles Maintains self up to date on industry best practices Provides expert assistance in selection of equipment or troubleshooting: Render expert assistance in troubleshooting certification and/or production failures linked to critical devices Review equipment specification documents to ensure calibration constraints taken into consideration prior to purchase Trains staff in root cause analysis as it pertains to critical devices Decision Capability: Establishing Certification policy for the site Develop procedures for calibration/certification for equipment and/or instruments Evaluation of skills/competence of technical and/or contract staff performing calibrations Decisions on acceptance or rejection of metrology work Evaluation of test data and results to ensure compliance In partnership with Deputy Director, Metrology to review of calibration budget Experience and Education: A minimum of 5+ years experience in a metrology, calibration, and/or quality function in a sophisticated manufacturing environment Proven record as a both a Manager and Business Leader A Bachelor of Science Degree or College Diploma with ASQ certification or ability to complete ASQ Certification within the first year of service Experience working with Microprocessor controlled equipment, multi-point Temperature Recorders, PLC’s and PID’s, temperature & pressure devices and calibration instruments and standards In depth knowledge of metrology, calibration, testing and certification of equipment and instruments Statistical Analysis: Ability to conduct trend analysis, interpretations of data so as to show meaningful results of study Scientific report writing techniques to include: writing SOP’s, protocols, monthly reports etc. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Interpersonal skills and ability to function as part of a team while motivating technical staff to achieve results Ability to negotiate with users to best define process and instrument tolerances Problem solving skills with ability to identify root cause of certification failures or trends Organizational skills to create a department that is at optimal productivity and consistently look to increase efficiency A Master in Science is a plus, experience working with Procal , training in cGMP guidelines, and experience working with autoclaves, ovens and fermentors all a plus Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to a ttract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants.  Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request. Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Sanofi, Empowering Life  #GD-SP            #LI-SP Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions. With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe. Sanofi, Empowering Life