Global Master Data Specialist


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Quality
Req Id:  510702

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.



Responsible for the implementation of SAP related activities, including ongoing support within the Quality Systems Applications and Data Analysis group.  This role requires proficiency in the analysis of solution design, project implementation and master data accuracy to support the Supply Chain Planning activities for Grifols Biologicals.  Desired experience includes technical, functional and process expertise to drive strategic results for projects and initiatives within the Grifols organization.



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


  1. Ensure Master Data accuracy in SAP under a quality driven environment, involving raw materials, manufactured products and finished goods in line with corporate data standards. 
  2. Work collectively under a team driven environment to update requirements in SAP for Production Planning and Materials Management.  Strong emphasis in Segmentation, Serialization, Environmental Monitoring, Validation, Stability, Workflows and Notifications from SAP.
  3. Provides support to quality operations and quality control with the daily activities required in order to achieve lot release targets for finished goods.
  4. Perform duties related to processing and administering request for data cleansing and standardization, identify areas of operational improvement by utilizing system functionality.  Including metrics and report design.  
  5. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and industry standards.
  6. Generate thorough written reports, when required, that summarize investigations performed for out-of-specification results or out-of-procedure events.
  7. Participate in regulatory and internal inspections/audits including providing written responses as applicable for area of responsibility.
  8. Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.
  9. Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.
  10. Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.





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.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science or related scientific/ technical field is required. 
  2. Related experience with ERP and APS systems in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is preferred.
  3. In depth understanding of the fundamentals of service end modules in SAP is required.  Relational database knowledge is preferred with platforms such a SAP, SQL and MS Access.
  4. Sound knowledge of customer oriented spreading in SAP, driven by characteristics, domains and dependencies.
  5. Analytical skills, KPI Fundamentals, and spreadsheet analysis experience is preferred.
  6. Relational database knowledge is preferred with platforms such a SAP, SQL and MS Access.
  7. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  8. Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  9. Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
  10. Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  11. Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
  12. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
  13. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  14. Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  15.  Sound knowledge of ERP/MRP (SAP) systems for planning and purchasing is preferred.





  1. Ability to lift /move up to 25 pounds.
  2. Ability to sit for extended periods - up to four (4) hours at a time.
  3. Manual dexterity to perform all job functions.


The estimated pay scale for the Global Master Data Specialist role based in Los Angeles, CA, is $80k-$86k/per year. 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