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Maintenance Mechanic II

Location: 

CA-San Diego, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Engineering
Req Id:  133373

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.

Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Grifols  has over 20.000 employees in 30 countries. Grifols’ three main divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital - develop, manufacture and market innovative products and services available in more than 100 countries.

A leader in transfusion medicine, the Diagnostic Division is a global business focused on providing innovative solutions to help ensure the safety of the blood and plasma supply, detect human diseases and monitor therapies. The division advances patient care with diagnostic solutions to improve disease detection and management, and simplify laboratory operations.

Job Summary:

 

As part of the Manufacturing Technical Support (MTS) group, the Mechanic II is responsible for maintaining all manufacturing equipment including fill machines, sorters, labelers, pipettes, analytical balances, etc. The Mechanic II will assist in calibration and engineering activities. This position requires working in a team environment and independently.

 

Essential Job Duties:

 

  • Perform general preventative maintenance and planned and unplanned repairs as necessary according to SOPs and Work Instructions
  • Use of diagrams, sketches, operating manuals and engineering specifications to complete maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Calibrate general purpose manufacturing and laboratory equipment (e.g., pipettes, analytical balances, mixers) using precision measuring instruments
  • Install and maintain manufacturing and associated equipment (e.g., filling systems, HPLC systems, oligo synthesizers, purified water systems)
  • Assist in maintaining spare parts inventory
  • Supervise vendors and contractors as needed
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving of equipment to offsite vendors
  • Communicate status of work orders and work assignments to customers and supervisor.
  • Promote safe work practices and work in a safe manner at all times
  • Complete training requirements as defined in training plan
  • Assist with improvement projects
  • Complete documentation on time following Good Documentation Practices.
  • Perform other duties as directed
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    Job Requirements:
     
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years work experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnical industry (cGMP).
  • Experience working in a maintenance shop environment as well as a controlled environment. 
  • Experience with electrical systems, instrumentation, refrigeration, and purified water systems.
  • Familiar with various types of pumps and motors.
  • Plant utilities and machinist knowledge is a plus.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) guidelines.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Intermediate mechanical troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient with computer software related to maintenance and calibration (e.g., SAP, Maximo or related CMMS system).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be able to multi-task and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, schematics and ladder diagrams.
  • Punctuality and Attendance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional partners (e.g., Manufacturing, Quality Control, R&D, Manufacturing Sciences, Facilities).
  • Must always comply with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Must maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized and open to learn new processes.
  • Prior experience with Quality Systems is a plus.

 

*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-San Diego:USSDW - San Diego CA - Willow Ct Mfg 

 

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