Stationary Engineer


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  410148

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.

Job Summary:


Stationary Engineer is responsible for maintaining all Utility and Waste Water systems.


Essential Job Duties:


  • Will be responsible for the day to day operations of Steam, Water Purification, Clean Air, Chilled
  • Water, Refrigeration, Water for Injection, Distillation and Waste Water systems.
  • Operate and maintain Utility equipment such as boilers, cooling towers, air compressors, distillation units, pumps, and valves.
  • Perform periodic checks of equipment areas, including reading meters and gauges, adjusting controls and taking corrective action as needed.
  • Ensure that equipment is repaired and maintained in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and/or manufacturer’s specification.
  • Performs both scheduled and unplanned work on a wide variety of equipment and systems, including Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Corrective Maintenance work.
  • Identify and report low performing or failing systems for pre-emptive corrective actions or upgrade suggestions.
  • Supports implementation of upgrades and new engineering/maintenance projects.
  • Initiates and complete all necessary documentation to comply with company and regulatory policies.
  • Takes the necessary actions to ensure equipment and/or environment is safe and consistent with relevant laws, codes and/or governing polices.
  • Identify needed equipment, parts, and supplies necessary to complete repairs.
  • Responsible for coordinating with manufacturing departments to perform work in a timely manner.
  • May conduct root cause analyses.
  • 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:


  • High School diploma or GED required. Trade School, Vocational Certificate, Associates Degree, or Military training in related field is highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years related stationary engineer / utilities maintenance experience preferably in an FDA / GMP regulated environment.
  • Equivalency: In lieu of 2 years of experience, candidate must have a minimum of an Associates Degree or Vocational Certification in Steam Plant operations, or closely related technical discipline.
  • Required by the City of Los Angeles municipal code to have a valid 500 HP Steam Engineer license issued by the Los Angeles City Department of Building and Safety. A current, existing license is preferred, but if hired without a 500 HP license, must be willing to obtain one within the first 6 months from the date of hire.
  • Requires an understanding of operating and maintaining steam plant and auxiliary equipment.
  • Working knowledge of compressed air, vacuum, purified / water for injection, pure steam and alcohol distillation are required.
  • Light plumbing skills are a plus.
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to identify and resolve equipment problems.
  • Demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings, Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) drawings and schematics.
  • Knowledge of safe and proper use of hand, power and measuring tools, as well as basic shop equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment performance data.
  • 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 - only for Techs, Material Handlers, Maintenance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • 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.
  • May also be required to be on call, on a rotating basis.



*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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