Sanofi Group Instrument Technician in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Instrument Technician


The Instrument Technician is responsible for supporting the calibration, design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the instruments, controls and related systems typical to the manufacture of vaccines in order to maintain a GMP-compliant site. This position reports to and supports the Deputy Director of Metrology who is ultimately responsible to maintain current calibration of and ensure the efficient, effective and reliable operation of all instruments on site. This position will have interactions with Maintenance, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), Engineering, Outside Contractors/Consultants, Industrial Operations and Research & Development departments.

The Instrument Technician is preferred to have considerable experience and knowledge including but not limited to the following:

  • Calibration, installation, trouble-shooting and repair of temperature, pressure, speed, level, conductivity, pH, chlorine, dissolved oxygen, oxidation reduction potential and turbidity measurement, control and recording systems.

  • Proper handling and use of required standards and tools

  • Instrument/machine/PLC interface and associated protocols

  • Basic electrical control systems

  • Electronics

  • Schematics and the ability to read blueprints

  • Industrial safety programs including Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

  • CMMS systems to record and track calibrations and repairs (ProCal and SAP preferred)

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers a broad range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development. For more information, please visit: or

Sanofi Pasteur SAand 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.




  • High School Diploma or GED is required.


  • Minimum of five (3) years’ experience in the instrument trade, related pharmaceutical/industrial experience, or a combination of related experience and education required. Understanding of instruments, controls and related system.

Job: Engineering & Maintenance

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Swiftwater

Job Posting: Sep 13, 2016, 8:27:48 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular