Electrical Automation Technician


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  511737

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


Electrical Automation Technician maintains, repairs, installs, and upgrades automated equipment and systems in a pharmaceutical/biomedical environment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Determine corrective actions when responding to equipment trouble calls

2. Communicate to relevant manufacturing, engineering, quality assurance, and maintenance department regarding the status of equipment-systems and time frame required to complete maintenance tasks

3. Performs both scheduled and unplanned work on a wide variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, controller and PLC based equipment and systems

4. Supports implementation of upgrades and new engineering/maintenance projects

5. Takes necessary steps to correct or report equipment malfunctions or unsafe operational practices

6. Disassembles and repair electronic/instrumentation equipment

7. Takes necessary actions to ensure equipment and/or environment is safe and consistent with relevant laws, codes and/or governing polices

8. Perform equipment changeovers and sanitation activities

9. Works on short- and long-term projects individually or as a team member as directed

10. Perform inspections and preventive maintenance of process control instrumentation.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


· High school diploma or GED required, Associates degree in a relevant technical field preferred

· 2 years of related hands-on experience in maintenance of manufacturing/production equipment preferably in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment.

· Basic knowledge and maintenance experience in robotics, PLCs, PLC networks, drives, motor controls, sensors, automation components, control instrumentation, proportional valves, servo controls, SCADA, HMI, etc.

· Perform basic troubleshoot base on electrical drawings and PLC program documentation.

· Able to interpret basic electrical codes in order to help meet compliance/legal/safety requirements

· Basic knowledge and experience in the use of hand tools, personal safety equipment and electronic measurement tools including AVO meter, Meggar, circuit tracer, signal generator, etc.

· Able to handle basic power tools and shop equipment

· Positive attitude to work in fast paced, team-oriented environment

· Good verbal and written communication skills



· Ability to lift /move up to 50 pounds.

· Ability to stand for extended periods - up to four (4) hours at a time.

· Manual dexterity to perform all job functions.


The estimated pay scale for the Electrical Automation Technician role based in Los Angeles, CA, is $34 - $36/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 and may change over time. It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change.


Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  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-Los Angeles:USVALLEY - Valley - Valley Blvd - LA, CA 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles