Maintenance Technician – Fill Finish
23h ago

Job Title

Maintenance Technician Fill Finish

About the Opportunity

As a technician with Sanofi you will provide leadership and support to operations teams to ensure appropriate standards are met.

The role will involve the development and implementation of improvement initiatives in all manufacturing and development operations.

Please note this is a shift role 24 / 7 (2 days / 2 nights / 4 off)

About Sanofi Business Unit

The multiple national award-winning Sanofi Waterford biopharmaceutical and medical device campus is in Waterford on Ireland’s southeast coast.

Established in 2001 and now with more than 650 employees, the site has seen more than €600m invested in state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology.

Diversification continues to bring new products to Waterford and the expanded site portfolio continues to create new opportunities.

Fill Finish is the department where product which treat rare conditions is filled and finished in a highly automated, sterile, controlled and regulated environment.

Key responsibilities

  • To carry out repair and Maintenance tasks of all Process and / or Facilities Equipment, to achieve an acceptable level of production output in full compliance with Quality and Safety and cGMP Standards
  • Input of data into Maintenance PM System including the operation of such systems
  • Working with one’s own initiative and assuming responsibility whenever the need arises
  • May be required to train others on all equipment, Maintenance tasks, set up procedures and safety awareness
  • To operate and maintain all equipment, to achieve an acceptable level of production output
  • Complete all duties as per relevant Sop’s
  • Adhere to all relevant dress requirements with respect to cGMP’s and PPE rules
  • Conduct all maintenance duties in a safe manner and report all safety issues or concerns
  • Maintain the required standard of housekeeping in both the maintenance workshop / facilities area
  • Ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and on time
  • Ensure good time keeping and attendance at place of work
  • Support team in achieving team goals and targets
  • Attend Team meetings as required
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvements across the plant
  • Support and back up of all maintenance teams i.e. facilities and manufacturing when required
  • Ensure correct and accurate communication of equipment issues / PMs / repairs including reporting of serious downtime (via email)
  • About You

    To excel in this role, you will need to have : -

    Essential requirements :

  • Junior & Senior Trade’s Certificate or an equivalent third level qualification
  • At least 5 years’ Experience working as a Maintenance Technician in a Multi-skilled Team environment
  • 2 years’ experience working as a Maintenance Technician in a pharmaceutical-manufacturing environment
  • What Sanofi can offer you

  • A successor position to Manufacturing or Engineering Team leaders’ positions on the site
  • Opportunity to improve production output by building efficiency and improvement into the process and equipment
  • A cross functional role throughout the site
  • We offer a generous package including flexible benefits, and are committed to helping you have a healthy work-life balance throughout your career with us
  • We have highly subsidised restaurant with free tea and coffee
  • A newly refurbished gym is available onsite for a small and highly competitive annual membership fee
  • You will be based in our Reading office which is within easy commute of London and has great transport links
  • Parking available onsite
  • This is a full-time role and we support flexible working
  • About Sanofi

    Empower Life Everyday

    At Sanofi we work across human health from vaccines to rare diseases, and consumer healthcare. This creates opportunities to work across different areas to build a diverse and exciting career.

    Sanofi has the capabilities and resources to support your aspirations to fulfill your ambitions and be the best you can be.

    Our purpose at Sanofi is to work passionately every day to understand and solve healthcare needs of people across the world.

    Our ambition is by 2025, to be a top 3 innovative, global and diversified human healthcare company. One that embraces transformative technologies and is focused on its area of excellence, which means we’re not there to try to solve everybody’s problems.

    We want to focus on those areas where we know we are making a difference.

    The values we are live by are teamwork, courage, respect and integrity.


    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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