Senior International Shipping Clerk


CA-San Francisco, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Shipping/Receiving/Warehouse
Req Id:  380647

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.


This position will be responsible for overseeing domestic and international shipping of all cGMP materials, intermediates, finished products, maintenance parts and general supplies.  This position must act independently and operate under limited supervision.  Able to perform back-up duties for all other warehouse operations activities.                                                                                      


 Primary responsibilities for role:

Collaborate with Supply Chain, QA/QC and the inbound warehouse team in the release and shipment of Quarantined/Released materials.                                                             

Pick, pack and ship external Order-fulfillment via Reservations and Sales Documents in SAP from manufacturing and planning departments. Compare identifying information and counts of outbound shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.  Determine method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates.  Prepare all necessary documentation and communicate pre-shipment details                                                      

Responsible for the shipment of temperature controlled materials.                                                    

Adheres to all cGMP, OSHA, HSE and safety rules including daily safety inspection of fork-lifts, motorized vehicles and other electronic tools utilized in operations.                                                  

Audits freight invoices to ensure proper billing.  Orders export related shipping supplies in a timely manner to prevent production delays or material shortages.  Maintains general housekeeping and inventory management, including the timely disposal or recycling of excess material in accordance to cGMP requirements.                                                            

Conducts shipments per DOT, IATA, OSHA, ICS and SOP requirements and ensures accuracy of orders. Maintain cargo screening and warehouse security in accordance with Certified Cargo Screening facility certification.                                                    

Acts as a backup for all areas of the warehouse operations including shipping, receiving and customer interactions.                                                 

Supports department in process improvement initiatives such as to reduce or reuse supplies and warehouse materials as necessary.                                                        

Supports inbound and other activities as needed.                                                      



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be in good standing with the DMV (valid driver license)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience with Grifols ERP systems, Microsoft office tools, and preferably SAP. 

Must be able to work with Grifols approved outside vendors to schedule pickups and appropriate freight lanes to ensure product arrives within validated shipping timeline. 

Familiar with Inco Terms and international and regulatory requirements highly desired.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skill.

Working knowledge of OSHA and HSE safety.




High School Diploma with 10 years of warehouse experience or any college degree with 8+ years of warehouse experience.                                                      




Minimum of 8+ shipping and warehouse experience, preferably in a cGMP environment.                                                   



Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.

Example: If a job level typically requires an Associate’s degree plus 2 years of experience, an equivalent could include 4 years of experience or a Bachelor's degree.



Occupational Demands:

• Must be able to operate a forklift and lift materials up to 25lbs.                                                       

EEO Minorities/ 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 Francisco:USEMV - Emeryville CA-Headquarters 


Learn more about Grifols


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland