Summer Student placement – Facilities Engineering Department Job at Sanofi – in Waterford

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Are you looking to kick start a career in science working for a world leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, and get an opportunity to progress your education?

The Sanofi summer student programme is designed for those who wish to develop a career in a pharmaceutical environment where employment is set to grow significantly over the next 3-5 years.

Sanofi Waterford is ideally placed to facilitate, mentor and nurture new talent. During your 12 weeks you will work 5 days a week on site and in return with receive a competitive salary.

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd of May 2021

Interviews: Week of 17th of May 2021

Program runs from: 1st of June or 15th of June for 12 weeks.

About the Sanofi Business Unit

The multiple national award-winning Sanofi Waterford biopharmaceutical and medical device campus is located in Waterford on Ireland’s southeast coast. Established in 2001 and now with more than 700 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.

About growing with us

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion the student will be able to:
Understand safety systems and processes within Sanofi

Gain knowledge of utilities and clean systems

Develop good communication skills within a team environment

Develop an understanding of P+ID and the importance of equipment documentation

Work in a team environment

To excel in this role you will need to be:
Currently studying a relevant degree in 1st- 3rd year and be available to work for the full length of the summer break

Currently studying a relevant degree be available to work for the full length of the summer break

Excellent communication & interpersonal skill

Ready for continuous learning and improvement

Open personality and professional communication style

Good Team Player

Good organizational skills

Highly motivated


Resourceful and innovative

Value diversity and integrity

Inspire your Journey: what Sanofi can offer you:
A role where you are instrumental to creating best practice and as the organisation grows, you can too

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

A newly refurbished gym is available onsite

You will be based in our Waterford site which is accessible from M9

Parking available onsite

This is a full time role and we support flexible working

This is our Sanofi. Discover yours.

We are proud to have been awarded Global Top Employer 2021.


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.

About Company

Company: Sanofi –

Company Location:  Waterford

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