The Autonomous Production Unit Head (5CP Platform) acts as a general manager for the 5cP (PT, FHA, FIM2&3, PRN) and Media Washing and Sterilizing Manufacturing Platform on the Toronto Sanofi Pasteur Site. The APU Head leads with direct and dotted line authority a cross functional team, consisting of members representing manufacturing and all site support functions, to manufacture Antigens or Vaccines according to most stringent quality, regulatory, cost and safety requirements and delivery schedules in a constant effort to provide best support to all associates and strive for excellence and continuous improvements to further enhance sites performances and customers’ satisfaction.
Guide and inspire a team of leaders from functional areas of Manufacturing (Downstream APT (Autonomous Production Team), Upstream APT, Production Support, Process and Projects), Supply Chain, Quality (independent member), Technical Services and Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Excellence, Finance and HSE to deliver on aligned platform priorities.
The APU Head is the general manager responsible for the overall performance of the 5cP Platform:
1. Product Supply:
End of End Supply and Release of 5P antigens.
Robust manufacturing and timely delivery of quality products as per Customer Commitments.
2. Quality and Compliance:
Ensure compliance to site and regulatory requirements for the manufacturing of biologics and vaccines.
Platform audit readiness and quality performance.
Partner with site quality functions on SQP, SQC, major initiatives and program changes.
Ensure operability of facilities and equipment for the platform including adherence to planned maintenance activities.
3. Health Safety and Environment:
Ensure compliance with site HSE policies and local regulatory requirements including environmental, ministry of labour, and PHAC regulations.
Lead by example in driving the internal responsibility system and a safety first culture within the platform.
Enables team to ensure that operations are carried out in a safe manner and safety issues are effectively resolved and prioritized.
4. Human Resources and People:
Support leadership development and succession planning within platform to grow local talent.
Empowers, coach and develop a cross functional team of leaders to work together and deliver aligned platform oriented goals and objectives.
Attract new talent to the APU to ensure business continuity for the long term planning horizon.
Employ Sanofi Lead Competencies in daily work and coach competencies with the team members.
Partner with HR to manage within the collective labour agreement (CLA).
APU Team size ~11 APU members (4 direct; 6 dotted-line; 1 Quality Independent)
Manufacturing and Support Team: – 5 shifts / 7 day operations ~135 people
5. Production Efficiency and Financial Results:
Accountable for delivery to annual platform operating budget; maintains and controls spending according to budget and provides explanation for variances; minimizes product lost.
Ensures effective and efficient use of personnel.
6. Strategy and Reporting:
Partnering with 5CP APU leadership, Manufacturing Technology, PMO and IAC (Industrial Affairs Committee), review current needs and define future infrastructure, equipment and process needs for 1,3,5 and 10 year horizon.
Develop platform strategy to ensure that capability is maintained and in alignment with LRP (Long range Plan) and LTIP (Long term industrial plan).
Sponsor initiatives, align funding and resources to deliver successful execution of platform projects.
Master of Science or Engineering.
15+ years, direct experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology manufacturing, and quality environments/organizations.
10+ years demonstrated leadership in behavioral competencies.
Sanofi Pasteur: The world’s leading vaccine company
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.
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.
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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.
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