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mRNA CoE Analytical Development Quality Control Supervisor Analytical Sciences - Vaccines



People & HR, Operations, Quality Assurance
Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023

mRNA CoE Analytical Development Quality Control Supervisor Analytical Sciences - Vaccines

Waltham, Massachusetts


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In the race for the future of health – The Sanofi mRNA Center of Excellence (CoE)

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science, and we know mRNA has a role to play in the future of health. And while the pandemic has shaken up our industry, creating new opportunities and risks, we believe the acceleration of innovation with mRNA technology means vaccines and treatments for more people faster than before.

That’s why we’re looking for bold, optimistic world-changers to join our mRNA Center of Excellence. We’re investing €400m a year into the new Center, hiring a team of 450 dedicated employees, and focusing on implementing an integrated end-to-end mRNA vaccine capabilities and research with R&D, digital and CMC teams.

Bring your ambition and optimism and join us on our journey to discover and deliver transformative medicine to patients through the advancement of our cutting-edge mRNA technology!

Intro About the Position

About the Opportunity

The Quality Control Supervisor within mRNA Center of Excellence will be responsible for overseeing operations within the QC laboratory activities supporting mRNA vaccine development in the Analytical Development quality control laboratory.

Key Responsibilities for Position

About growing with us for winning with us

In this role you will….

Responsibilities of the QC Supervisor of AD-QC Laboratory:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to team to ensure successful daily operation.

  • Supervise cGMP operations of the QC Laboratory and create and update team schedules.

  • Supervise QC product release and stability testing, ensure timely completion of testing.

  • Initiate and own, execute and support laboratory deviations, laboratory errors, OOS/OOT investigations.

  • Propose effective CAPAs for investigations and deviations.

  • Oversee in-process, release and stability testing, and review and approve data.

  • Implement new technologies and quality procedures at the QC lab.

  • Develop, review and implement SOPs, tech transfer, qualification, and validation protocols.

  • Ensure regular maintenance of complex laboratory equipment.

  • Review QC data and reports for compliance to procedures and specifications.

  • Ensure QC laboratory instruments IQ/OP/PQ completed before cGMP testing.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to team to ensure successful daily operation.

    • Train and supervise QC Analytical team members.

    • Ensure execution of laboratory activities in strict accordance with standard operating procedures and cGMP.

  • Escalate laboratory issues related to personnel, procedures, materials, process, equipment, or information systems to senior management and/or appropriate functional area(s).

  • Interact with project teams, analytical development, and process team for product GMP testing needs.

Competencies / Requirements for Position

Requirements of the QC Supervisor:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ or Master's degree with 5+ years of experience in QC Analytics

  • 1+ years of supervising/managing analytical laboratories and applying GMP in QC labs

  • 3+ years of experience with some of the techniques including CGE, CE, UPLC, GC-FID, cell culture, ELISA, and/or qPCR, etc.

  • Industry knowledge of quality systems and regulatory requirements such as 21 CRF Part 11/210/211

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be eligible to work in the US

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

According to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE

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