Systems Technician


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  94929

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 and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Job Summary:


Under minimum supervision, the Systems Technician, maintains, repairs, installs, and upgrades automated equipment and systems in a pharmaceutical/biomedical environment. 


Essential Job Duties:


  • Determine corrective actions when responding to equipment trouble calls.
  • Communicate to relevant manufacturing, engineering, quality assurance, and maintenance parties the status of equipment-systems and time frame required to complete maintenance tasks
  • Performs both scheduled and unplanned work on a wide variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, controller and PLC based equipment and systems
  • Supports implementation of upgrades and new engineering/maintenance projects
  • Takes necessary steps to correct or report equipment malfunctions or unsafe operational practices
  • Take proactive steps to correct  and/or report equipment and systems issues, as well as safety concerns
  • Takes necessary actions to ensure equipment and/or environment is safe and consistent with relevant laws, codes and/or governing policies.


Job Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of High School diploma or GED.  Trade School, Vocational Certificate, Associates Degree, or Military training in related field is highly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience maintaining automated manufacturing systems and equipment, or 1 year of experience with a 2 year relevant degree. 
  • Knowledge and maintenance experience in robotics, PLCs, PLC networks, drives, motor controls, sensors, automation components, control instrumentation, proportional valves, servo controls, SCADA, HMI, etc. 
  • Experience with software interfacing to PLC’s, VFD’s, HMI, SCADA for troubleshooting and program and or configuration modification, etc.
  • Strong plus if trained and experienced in the use of Alan Bradley RSLogics 5000, and Siemens 7, FIX and or Wonderware SCADA, etc. 
  • Must be able to troubleshoot from electrical drawings and PLC program documentation, as well as with limited or no documentation  Knowledge of and ability to interpret electrical codes in order to help meet compliance/legal/safety requirements  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.
  •  Ability to use power tools and shop equipment  Strong plus if experience in pharmaceutical maintenance, including clean room equipment, freeze dryers, filling machines, vial washers, CIP and SIP, clean steam generator, heat-cool systems, autoclaves, etc.
  •  Ability to interact, lead, and support associates in a professional manner  Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds  Positive attitude to work in fast paced, team oriented environment  Good verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with MS Office applications; Salesforce; Project Management tools.


*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 Bl Mfg Plant - LA, CA 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles