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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc QC Technician in Emeryville, California

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.


This position will be responsible for performing inspection, sampling, and release and complete assigned tasks related to release goals.

Primary responsibilities for role:

●Perform assigned tasks for their designated laboratory

●Following standard operating procedures (SOPs), perform assigned tasks such as: inspection, sampling and release of materials and labels to ensure quality of materials for production use

●Perform equipment maintenance and cleaning activities

●Legibly document inspection results in order to meet regulatory requirements to ensure completeness and accuracy per cGMPs

●Compile and enter release information into databases to be used for tracking and trending purposes ●Following standard operating procedures (SOPs), prepare buffers and critical reagents for QC

●Comply Site Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

o Ability to multi-task and adhere to tight deadlines.

o Experience with ANSI sampling, receipt, inspection and labeling of raw materials required.

o Understanding of cGMP aspects of a warehousing/QC laboratory operation

o Demonstrated knowledge of materials management and lean concepts.

o Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP, and Microsoft Office tools.

o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

o Familiar with QC and manufacturing processes are highly desirable.

o Familiar with Environmental/Utility/facility Monitoring tasks such as Sampling of manufacturing water, viable and non-viable particulate and surface monitoring of facilities and utilities,

o Familiar with Pharmacoepeial (compendial) test methods for Raw Materials such as, but not limited to; melting point, loss on drying, color and appearance, identity by FTIR, heavy metals, arsenic, residual solvents, chloride, sulphate, insoluble matter

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Powerpoint and MS Excel software

  • Must have good time management, effectively prioritizing tasks for completion

  • Individual must work in an ethical manner and ensure employees follow Grifols ethics and compliance guidelines.

  • Must meet the two (2) mission critical competencies: 1)Customer Focus 2)Functional/Technical Skills


  • High School Diploma with a minimum of 3 years of Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical/In Vitro Diagnostic industry experience.


  • At least 3 years experience in a regulated GMP testing laboratory


Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level typically requires an Associate’s degree plus 2 years of experience, an equivalent could include 4 years of experience or a Bachelor's degree.

Occupational Demands:

  • May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 25 pounds in weight, and/or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 10 pounds in weight frequently or continuously.

EEO Minorities/ Disability/Veterans

Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Req ID: 331424