Sanofi Group Master Technician in Gainesville, Georgia

Master Technician


The Ovoculture Production Master Technician assists in all tasks associated with the production of Non-Mareks poultry vaccines and master these tasks as outlined in the departmental procedures.

Major responsibilities:

  • Performing all processes in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Utilizes sterile technique at all times.

  • Active knowledge of working under laminar flow hoods and HEPA filtered environment.

  • Communicates any occurrence to team leader and/or supervisor immediately.

  • Responsible for keeping the lab area clean, sterile, and in compliance at all times.

  • Several individual monthly responsibilities are assigned. Individual must ensure these activities are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Works well independently and within a team environment.

  • Works cooperatively to train with line leaders, team leaders, and supervisor. Training is vital to performance and should be considered a priority.

  • Must be able to accurately measure liquid volume, convert units of measure, and perform moderately complex calculations.

  • Communicates well with fellow team members regarding daily tasks. Always is prepared for day ahead.

  • Maintains accurate and timely manufacturing records, this includes all paperwork and files.

  • Actively promotes safety and awareness in the lab, always acting in occurrence with safety practices.

Performs other duties as assigned.


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  • May not own or have contact with other birds or poultry.\

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  • Qualifications

  • B.S. in Biology or science related field or 5 plus years of Mareks lab experience.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and carry it a distance of 10 ft.

  • Must be able to squat, bend, and stoop, as well as twisting and turning.

  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity are important.

  • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time and work in a sterile production environment.

  • Must be flexible with availability (able to work overtime as needed on short notice).

  • This position requires some weekend work. Regular attendance is a must.

Skills Sets:

  • Must be a team player.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Ability to think ahead to next task.

  • Ability to work well under time constraints .

About Merial

Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of a wide range of animals. Merial employs 6,600 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide with over €2 billion of sales in 2014. Merial has three main business areas: pets, farm animals, and veterinary public health. Our pharmaceuticals and vaccines focus on disease prevention and overall health and wellness in animals, and target more than 200 diseases and conditions across a variety of species. Merial is a Sanofi company. For more information, please;@Merial

Merial Limited 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.


  • Job: Production

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Gainesville

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2016, 1:21:49 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular