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Environmental Monitoring Technician

Location: 

CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Quality
Req Id:  164389

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 collecting environmental monitoring samples in the manufacturing processing areas including viable, non-viable, surface, personnel, water and gases as scheduled.

 

Essential Job Duties:

 

  • Collect environmental monitoring samples in the manufacturing processing areas including viable, non-viable, surface, personnel, water and gases as scheduled.
  • Prepare equipment and supplies required for environmental monitoring.
  • Will share general responsibilities for monitoring equipment maintenance and calibration, housekeeping, and other support functions (e.g., inventory of consumables and reagents).
  • Compile and enter data into computer database (i.e. LIMS - Laboratory Information Management System) to be used for reporting and trending purposes.
  • Review test results against specifications.
  • Maintain sample logs on a daily basis to ensure timely testing and tracking of all samples.
  • Maintain Instrument Usage and Calibration Logs based on instrument usage during the preparation and testing of samples.
  • 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:

 

  • Associate degree in Microbiology, Biology or closely related scientific discipline is required.  Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Related experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is preferred.
  • Requires a basic understanding of the fundamentals of microbiology, aseptic techniques and environmental monitoring.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  • 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Specific experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is preferred.
  • Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.

 

 

*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.

Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : CA-Los Angeles:USVALLEY - Valley - Valley Blvd - LA, CA 

 

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