Maintenance Technician
Sanofi Pasteur - Swiftwater, PA
Maintenance Technician-00407725-35889

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. Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.

Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines in the world, providing protection against 20 bacterial and viral diseases. We distribute more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to vaccinate more than 500 million people across the globe. Our company has more than 13,000 employees worldwide working in 14 production and/or R&D sites with more than 50% of staff devoted to industrial operations (IO). Industrial Operations (IO) at our Swiftwater, Pennsylvania site, the largest vaccine manufacturing facility in the US, continues to develop its manufacturing assets to produce existing and new vaccines and biopharmaceuticals. Sanofi Pasteur provides associates in IO a variety of opportunities to develop and enhance their career through the ability to work in diverse roles across functions, resources for continuous learning, and assistance for those wishing to further their education.

Sanofi Pasteur SA 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, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Sanofi Pasteur SA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

The Automation Technician is responsible for supporting the design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all site-wide automation equipment in order to maintain a Quality Class A environment in GMP facilities. This position reports to and supports the Deputy Director Automation Support, Maintenance, who is ultimately responsible for the efficient, effective and reliable operation of all site-wide automation equipment. This position will have interactions with Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), Engineering, Outside Contractors/Consultants, Industrial Operations and Research & Development departments.

The GMP production environment requires attention to the details and accuracy within good documentation practices. The 7/24 GMP production environment that exists generates the need to work on third shift including one weekend day and up to 15% overtime with short notice depending on business needs and production cycles. The focus to create and maintain a safety culture that is proactive and striving for zero injuries is of the utmost importance and an expectation for all employees.

The Automation Technician is preferred to have considerable experience and knowledge including but not limited to the following:

Hardware such as: Rockwell PLCs and Panelview OITs, Emerson: DeltaV, Johnson Controls
Software such as: GE Fanuc Intellution: iFix, Invensys: Intouch Wonderware, Emerson: DeltaV, Rockwell: RSLogix
Piping/Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)
Troubleshoot and repair hard-wired control systems using electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
Troubleshooting and configuring of automation network systems
Field instrumentation such as transmitters, actuators and signal converters
An Associates Degree is also preferred.



Training in an electrical, electronic and/or mechanical engineering program

Minimum of 2 years' experience
Programming, configuration and troubleshooting of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) experience

Job : Engineering & Maintenance
Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Swiftwater
Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Swiftwater

Job Posting : Sep 16, 2014, 1:51:18 PM

Shift : Night Job / Third Shift
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular

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Sanofi Pasteur helps you guard against getting sick in the first place. The company is the US unit of  Sanofi Pasteur SA, the vaccines...