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Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician I - Vaccines Sign on Bonus of 8,000

date posted 11/15/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2667262
location Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Summary of purpose/major responsibilities

The Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician will be responsible for day-to-day support of syringe and vial, Filling, and Inspection equipment by solving operating problems, carrying out repairs, and performing preventative maintenance tasks. The candidate will be required to follow good documentation practices, perform aseptic cleanroom gowning and strict adherence to standard operating procedures.

The Maintenance Technician will have interactions with all levels of the organization including HSE, Industrial Operations, Engineering, R&D, vendors, and various other support groups.     

Key accountabilities

  • Troubleshoot equipment failures, determine root cause, repair/replace components

  • Perform Preventive and Predictive Maintenance tasks

  • Adhere to Preventative Maintenance schedules

  • Maintain Aseptic Qualifications

  • Support Team Leader and Maintenance Planner by completing assigned tasks, ordering parts, and maintaining a clean, organized working environment

  • Completion of work orders and time entries into the SAP system

  • Completion of all assigned training modules, SOP’s, SWI’s, safety, and compliance requirements

  • Responsible for working safely, maintaining a safe work environment, performing safety GEMBAs and completing Technical Services safety objectives.

  • Learn from and share knowledge with the maintenance and operations teams

  • All other duties as assigned

Context of the job/major challenges

  • The ability to multitask, troubleshoot, evaluate, and repair equipment is critical to the success of this role and the maintenance department. This position requires the technician to work on intricate and site-specific equipment and systems.  The equipment and systems include both GMP and non GMP areas.

  • The 24/7 GMP production environment requires maintenance technicians to work up to 25% overtime with short notice and working various shifts depending on business needs and production cycles.

  • The technician interfaces closely with the customers to provide reliable, safe, and efficient equipment operation and uptime.

  • The role can influence and impact the productivity and efficiency of manufacturing operations and other site support functions with the recommendations and decisions that are made to repair and/or replace equipment or facilities.

  • The work performed by the Technician and documentation of this work has a direct impact on the manufacturing operations and quality results of the site.


  • Associate Level Technician

    • Associate degree program in a technical trade school and/or 2+ years of work experience in a technical trade environment

    • Working in a team setting  

    • Basic computer skills

    • Working with a safety and quality mindset

  • The preferred candidates for the above position would have experience performing preventative maintenance and repairs on industrial and process equipment including but not limited to the following:

                     Air Handling and Laminar Flow Equipment

                       Tensioning of belts and alignment

                       Knowledge of VFD’s

                       Knowledge of steam principals



                       Clean rooms

                       Pump repairs, rebuilds, replacement

                       Motor replacement and alignment


                       Single phase and 3 phase

                       Replacement of valves and piping system repairs

                       CMMS (example SAP, Oracle)

  • The position will be either 2nd or 3rd shift with a 10 to 15% shift differential

  •  $8,000 sign on bonus

  • Training will be on 1st shift 6 months to 1 year, if possible.

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.  

Sanofi Inc. 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.


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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