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Materials Science Leader, MSAT

Framingham, Massachusetts Permanent Date posted 10/07/2024
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Materials Science Leader, MSAT

Location: Framingham, MA

About the Job

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

The Drug Substance Bioprocess Engineering & Innovation group is an integral part of Drug Substance function within Specialty Care Manufacturing Science and Analytical Technology (SC-MSAT) department within the Recombinant Mammalian DS Platform. The SC-MSAT department supports up to 20 commercial and late-stage products manufactured at internal and external biologics DS sites. The SC-MSAT department is comprised of 400 scientists and engineers located in 5 countries.

  • Lead the development of key quality attributes of most critical raw materials used in Sanofi’s commercial biologics portfolio.

  • Partner with MSAT and Biologics Development (BioDev) Upstream, Downstream and Analytical SMEs for the identification of key quality attributes.

  • Drive mitigations for raw material-driven manufacturing deviations.

  • Lead MSAT in understanding correlations between raw material attributes and process performance through the use of data analytics, statistical process control, etc.

  • Scientific SME on the communications with raw material suppliers for new raw material introduction and custom raw material design during biologics lifecycle process development.

  • Be an active participant through external engagement to present Sanofi’s position and promote Sanofi’s interests.

  • Consult QC RM in developing a risk-based periodic material assessment strategy to confirm compliance of the raw materials with the CoA and previously qualified state.

About you

  • BS, MS or PhD with 1-6+ years of relevant industry experience

  • Good transversal understanding in Upstream, Downstream and Analytical techniques with deep expertise in minimum of one of three areas.

  • Strong understanding of polymers and chemicals, their function in bioprocesses and how they interact with cells and proteins.

  • Demonstrated experience with leading risk assessments or risk-based approaches for raw materials, CMC development or validation.

  • Natural influencer with great communication and relationship-building skills.

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

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.

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