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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Fractionation Technician I/II/III- 12-hour rotating 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am in Clayton, North Carolina

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

SHIFT: 12-hour rotating 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am

The Fractionation Technician is responsible for processing plasma to intermediate paste or dry powder stage, while maintaining a high level of housekeeping and conforming to highest standards of GMP and safety.

Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Performs general housekeeping in compliance with the high standards required of a pharmaceutical operation

  • Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of GMP requirements

  • Dispenses and prepares necessary cleaning/sanitization reagents

  • Assembles, disassembles, cleans and sanitizes production equipment and area

  • Operates production equipment (i.e. scales, conductivity meters, centrifuges, etc.)

  • Prepares buffer and chemical solutions

  • Completes record keeping in accordance with CGMP. Demonstrates proper use of log books

  • Works with and disposes of biohazardous waste

Occupational Demands:

● Work is performed in a laboratory/manufacturing environment.

● Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.

● Exposure to electrical and pneumatic powered equipment.

● Exposure to miscellaneous production chemicals, moving machinery and production equipment.

● Potential exposure to high levels of noise on production floor.

● Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves.

● Requires kneeling, climbing and squatting.

● Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day.

● Frequent repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

● Often performs duties standing.

● Frequently bends and twists neck and waist.

● Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 50 lbs.

● Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences.

● Frequently interacts with others.

● Rotating shifts.

● Works at heights on platforms and/or on ladders.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

● Knowledge of safety guidelines and SOP's established by the company.

● Strong knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and State and Federal Health, Environment and Safety regulations.

● Excellent oral and written communication skills.

● Ability to work a 24/7 rotating shift schedule.

● Comfortable with using different computer systems to perform data entry.

● Willingness to work with and learn from other members of the manufacturing team.

● Desire to enhance one’s skills and knowledge.

Education/Experience Requirements:

A person being considered for this manufacturing position shall possess the following education and minimum stated work experience:

● High school education and completion of the "Bioworks Certification Program" through a community college or

● High school education and 1 year pharmaceutical, chemical, and/or production manufacturing experience in a regulated industry (FDA, USDA, NRC) obtained within the last 5 years (completion of the "Bioworks Certification Program" through a community college a plus ) or

● Graduation from an accredited college/university with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Business, Teaching or a related curriculum (completion of the Bioworks Certificate program through a community college a plus).

Additional Experience:

Additional work experience(s) to be considered to support "Technician" position qualification(s):

● Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot process equipment used in manufacturing environment preferred

● Work experience with distributed control systems and PLC operated equipment preferred

● Experience in protein separation preferred

● Start-up or validation experience preferred

Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Employee Referral Bonus Eligible

Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

Learn more about Grifols at http://www.grifols.com/es/web/international/home

Req ID: 75853

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Manufacturing

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