Manufacturing Technician II


CA-Emeryville, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Manufacturing
Req Id:  476931

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.


Provides Technical Manufacturing Services in a regulated FDA licensed and ISO certified facility, including cross-functional activities associated with production runs in collaboration with all manufacturing groups. The role may include special projects such as process development and validation activities where scientific research principles are applied.                                                                                                                                                    


 Primary responsibilities for role:

● Work as part of a team that supports manufacturing operations on the production floor for buffer/media, glass washers, autoclaves, bioreactors, and various other laboratory equipment with varying levels of automation.

● Executes laboratory operations that include dispensing of chemicals, volumetric and gravimetric measurements, and preparing solutions.

● Operate a variety of laboratory equipment (pH/conductivity meters, Gravimetric Balances, Autoclaves, and Glasswashers))

● Understand basic equipment and procedures required for their areas of responsibility well enough to train other technicians

● Adhere to valid manufacturing procedures and documentation.

● Performs specific glassware preparations per standard operating procedures (cleaning, washing, sterilizing, and distributing within all manufacturing groups.) 

● Assists production sustainability through the performance of SAP cycle counting accuracy, reconciliation, reservations, and/or scrapping of expired materials.

● Deliver quality products and services on time to all customers, internal and external.

● Responsible for remaining current on training programs in support of manufacturing processes.


Follow regulatory requirements:

● Documentation: Maintains logbooks, inventory forms, SOPs, equipment, on-the-job training forms, and other records as required.

● Performs legible, clear, and concise data entry into batch records, logbooks, and all other controlled forms used in a cGMP process."                                                    

Follow regulatory requirements:

● Documentation: Maintains logbooks, inventory forms, SOPs, equipment, on-the-job training forms, and other records as required.

● Performs legible, clear, and concise data entry into batch records, logbooks, and all other controlled forms used in a cGMP process.


Additional Responsibilities:

● Abides by the Quality Policy while contributing to organizational goals and metrics for Grifols Diagnostic Solutions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

● Works well in a team environment

● Complies with cGMP and ISO requirements.

● Understands basic procedures required for their responsibilities.

● Maintains accurate documentation in related to manufacturing process.

● Demonstrates leadership skills to train and guide fellow associates.

● Understands concepts involving a variety of lab equipment (pH meters, gravimetric balances, autoclaves, and glasswashers)

● Very good verbal and written communication skill

● Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

● Requires math and computer skills including ability to use a calculator to perform basic statistical functions.

● Understands basic computer applications MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint



At minimum Associate degree or Completion of certified biotech program with a Biotech Certificate of Achievement and/or  Biotechnology A.S degree                                                                 



● At least 1 year experience with a AA , AS in a GMP environment

● Must have knowledge of reagent/buffer preparation processes

● Experience following and writing SOPs

● Computer knowledge required with experience usng MS Word and Excel

● Strong attention to detail able to document work accurately, and excellent organizational skills 

● Experience in project management is desirable

● Knowledge in SAP is desirable"                                                     



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         


Pay Scale:

Pay scale of $23/h – $29/hour, depending on training, education, and experience.  This position is eligible to participate in up to 5% of the company bonus pool.  We offer benefits including medical, PTO, up to 5% 401K match, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Even though we are a global healthcare company with employees in 30 countries, Grifols prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled its workforce in the last 10 years — we’re growing, and you can grow with us!


Occupational Demands:

Able to lift and push up to 50lbs                                                        


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.

Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : CA-Emeryville:USEMV - Emeryville CA-Headquarters 


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