Production Chemist II


CA-San Diego, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Manufacturing
Req Id:  156851

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.


Responsible for the manufacture of bulk clinical and commercial kit reagents.  Responsible for sub-assembly formulation, raw material prep and/or processing, QC testing reagent or component formulation and some in-process testing. Participate in transfer, support activities and continuous improvement on existing processes.  May be assigned to one or more functional Manufacturing areas.



Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Responsible for the staging of raw materials and formulation of reagent bulks or constituents.            
  • Maintains detailed and accurate device history records.                                                                        
  • Maintains training log,                                                                          
  • Ensures proper transportation, handling, and disposal of hazardous, bio-hazardous and/or infectious substances.                                                                       
  • Operates and calibrates all general lab equipment.                                                                  
  • Completes ERP transactions, Maintains, measures and dispenses materials.                                                 
  • Operates CIP and/or autoclave systems.                                                                       
  • Performs cycle count of materials.                                                                   
  • Assists fill crew as needed. 



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microbiology, Biology, or Chemistry
  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety and record keeping
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP system
  • Working knowledge of GMP and ISO Reg
  • Blood Borne Pathogen Training




  • Typically requires High school or AA or BS




Typically requires High school and 4-6 years related experience or AA and 2-4 year related experience or BS and 0-2 years related experience



Occupational Demands:

  • May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 25 pounds in weight, and/or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 10 pounds in weight frequently or continuously.         



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.     



Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : CA-San Diego:USSDW - San Diego CA - Willow Ct Mfg 


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Nearest Major Market: San Diego