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Sanofi Group Senior Driver in Northborough, Massachusetts

Job Title: Senior Driver

Location: Northborough, MA/Framingham, MA

About the Job

The Materials Operations Senior Driver is a full member of the Material Handler team who also has a valid CDL Class B (or A) with hazmat and air brake endorsements which enables them to also transport and deliver materials within the Sanofi network and Contract Manufacturing Operations (CMOs).

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as a Production Operator within our Formulation and Filling Team, will have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people.

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?

Department Description

Materials Operations is a regulatory compliant service operation that is responsible for the safe and secure, Receipt, Storage, Shipping and Transport of Sanofi materials and products. Materials Operations is also responsible for supply chain security compliance, hazardous materials, import/export, inventory management & control, warehouse operations and other value-added logistics

Position Overview with Key Responsibilities

The driver is responsible for loading/unloading and delivering materials to and from Sanofi manufacturing sites and CMOs while adhering to all Sanofi standard operating procedures and applicable regulatory requirements. When they are not actively delivering materials, they are responsible for other Material Handler activities which include the receipt, pick/pack/ship, and inventory control operations. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The Driver operates all manual and automated material handling equipment including Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) to transport controlled and indirect materials within a good manufacturing practices (GMP) warehouse environment.

  • The driver operates temperature validated trucks to transport hazardous and non-hazardous, controlled and indirect material to manufacturing sites within the network.

  • Prepare validated active and passive shipping containers utilizing dry ice, gel bricks, coolers, and other cold chain technologies.

  • Loads and unloads trucks in a safe manner compliant with company, local, state and federal regulations.

  • Prepares Hazmat shipping documents.

  • Verifies count and condition of material.

  • Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of received goods.

  • Responsible for ensuring inventory accuracy by performing timely, accurate, and appropriate system transactions to match every physical material movement

  • Pick, pack, ship material orders according to specific standard operating procedures (SOP's)

  • Physically receive material from other Sanofi sites, parcel carriers, couriers, LTL trucks.

  • Checks receipts against Bill of Lading (BOL) for accuracy noting any damage or discrepancies, ability to notify appropriate management personnel.

  • Accurately complete and maintain truck logs and other administrative requirements.

  • Conduct cycle count procedures and support inventory control functions.

  • Participates in department on-call program.

  • Operate systems and equipment in strict accordance with current GMP's, SOP's, and safety guidelines.

  • Proactively identifies and reports safety and compliance concerns.

About you

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma / GED

  • Current Class A or B commercial driver's license with hazmat endorsement with minimum 3 - 5 years of safe driving experience.

  • Must maintain all eligibility requirements for DOT program including medical card and clean driving record.

  • Must maintain the eligibility requirements to operate a Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) within the Sanofi network.

  • Basic math and PC skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within the Bio-Pharma Industry and with cGXP requirements

  • Experience operating Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) within an warehouse setting

  • Experience shipping products in a warehouse environment (DOT/IATA)

  • shipping products in a warehouse environment (DOT/IATA)

Special Working Conditions

  • 10% Work in various environmental cold rooms (including but not limited to -20°C)

  • Walking, Standing, Bending, Lifting, Unloading and sitting for extended periods of time.

  • Operation of forklift/PIT Equipment

  • Lifting 50 Pounds


Above information was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this job description. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

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.