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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Material Handler 1 in Los Angeles, California

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, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care. Grifols’ three main divisions – Bioscience, Diagnostic & Hospital – develop, manufacture, and market innovative products and services available in more than 100 countries. At Grifols we are united around a strong sense of pride, operating under the highest standards for quality and safety.

We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. We would love for you to consider growing your career with us. If challenging and meaningful work excites you, make a difference and join us in this rewarding enterprise!

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing material handling functions to support all internal and external customers in an accurate and timely manner. These functions include but are not limited to shipping and receiving, material stocking, material issuance, cycle counting, inventory reconciliation, chemical/biohazardous waste handling, product handling in temperature-controlled environment, general housekeeping, and maintaining accurate clerical records in a GMP-regulated environment.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Load / unload trucks and trailers and complete receiving documentation and entries into the SAP system.

  • Stack / load pallets and transport material by operating various types of material handling equipment (e.g. forklift, electric pallet jack).

  • Sort and stock materials, perform product identification and damage inspection.

  • Maintain accurate and complete inventory control of materials stored in the main and satellite warehouses.

  • Conduct scheduled cycle counts and physical inventories.

  • Research, reconcile and correct inventory discrepancies.

  • Responsible for the internal delivery of materials to the appropriate facility locations.

  • Perform handling of hazardous / bio-hazardous / pathological waste and used medical equipment as required per established procedure and Environmental Health & Safety policy.

  • Perform routine housekeeping duties in all warehouses and work areas in compliance with departmental procedures and GMP requirements.

  • Maintain current logs in an accurate and legible manner (e.g. housekeeping log, forklift checklist, etc.) in accordance with departmental procedures.

  • Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.

  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.

  • Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree, applicable certification, and/or military veterans preferred.

  • Related warehouse and inventory control experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is preferred.

  • Requires a basic understanding of material handling, warehousing and inventory control.

  • Forklift experience (stand up or sit down) in a warehouse environment is preferred.

  • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Specific experience with SAP inventory control is preferred.

  • Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.

The estimated pay scale for the Material Handler 1 role based in Los Angeles, CA, is $20.00-$21.00 per hour. Additionally, the position is eligible to participate in up to 5% of the company bonus pool. We offer a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, up to 5% 401(K) match and tuition reimbursement. Final compensation packages will ultimately depend on education, experience, skillset, knowledge, where the role is performed, internal equity and market data. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Grifols is a global healthcare organization with employees in 30 countries focused on patient health and providing impactful results. Since our humble beginnings in 1909, Grifols has been a family company that prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled over the last 10 years, and you can grow with us! “

*This job description is accurate at the date of publication. It is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope and general nature of the work performed by job holders within this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change over time.

EEO Minorities/Females/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: 501547

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Shipping/Receiving/Warehouse