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Sample Processing Associate

Location: 

CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Quality
Req Id:  164487

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!

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Responsible for transporting, logging and distributing production samples to different Quality Control (QC)

laboratories for testing, packaging and shipping samples for outside lab testing.

 

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

  • Transport samples from the manufacturing plant to Quality Control (QC) Labs using a small
  • motorized vehicle (golf cart).
  • Pick up and deliver QC documentation.
  • Log samples into LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System).
  • Distribute the samples to QC laboratories for testing and make entries on the sample tracking
  • forms and sample log forms in each lab.
  • Package and schedule delivery of samples to contract laboratories for testing.
  • Assist in other duties that are deemed necessary by the supervisor, such as filing and archiving
  • documents.
  • Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.
  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.
  • Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS & EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

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. Associate’s degree, applicable certification, and/or military
  • veterans preferred.
  • Related sample processing experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated testing
  • laboratory is preferred.
  • Requires a basic understanding of laboratory sample management and administrative support.
  • Experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • 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).
  • 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 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.

 

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 

 

Learn more about Grifols

 


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