Energy Engineer


NC-Clayton, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  511880

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


 The Energy Engineer is entrusted with enhancing energy-saving, conservation, and renewable energy policies while aligning actions with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and ISO 14001 standards. The position will spearhead energy programs, initiatives, and policies, ensuring enforcement, education, training, meticulous record-keeping, and comprehensive reporting. This role is pivotal in driving sustainable energy practices and fostering a culture of environmental responsibility within the organization.


Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Develop site procedures to fulfill Environmental corporate policies.
  • Coordinate the fulfillment of all ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 requirements, focusing on optimizing costs and environmental impacts associated with energy usage.
  • Maintain, optimize, and implement a regulatory compliance program, including monitoring completion of regulatory activities, conducting compliance inspections, and audits.
  • Utilize software or equivalent tools to audit and monitor energy activities, as well as corrective actions (e.g., Dakota).
  • Optimize and monitor environmental-based projects (e.g., energy and water conservation) for management reporting.
  • Conduct and report annual audit reviews, as well as periodic third-party audits.
  • Provide leadership for continuously improving environmental programs, pollution reduction initiatives, and projects aimed at cost reduction, performance improvement, and efficiency opportunities.
  • Offer scientific and/or technical advice and counsel as needed, communicating company and departmental goals to both exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Manage projects to ensure they are on budget, on schedule, and technically correct, revising, analyzing, and reporting results against business parameters.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, technical writing and communication skills. 
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills in a manufacturing environment.
  • Designs and operates manufacturing technology for the organization.
  • Supervises quality control and oversees the fulfillment of FDA and EPA regulations.


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job.  The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field (Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or Environmental Engineering is preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Biotech or similar industry.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Position posted at different levels, determined level will be commensurate with experience. (Levels I, II,III, IV)


 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven project experience with energy projects focused on digitalization, energy monitoring, energy conservation, and renewables, powerlines.
  • Proficiency in electricity/natural gas powerlines.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make structured decisions routinely.
  • Proactive, results-oriented, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and good judgment.
  • Effective prioritization and management of multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with personnel at all levels within a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Flexibility with working hours/shifts to accommodate 24-hour, 7-day plant operations.



*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 requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.*


Work is performed in an office and a laboratory/manufacturing environment. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.   Exposed to occasional extreme cold below 32* in production areas. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Stands for 2-4 hours per day. Frequent movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.  Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck and waist. Frequent foot movements.  Color perception/discrimination, depth perception and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 50lbs. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences.  Frequently performs routine tasks by following a set of written or oral instructions/procedures.




Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  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 : NC-Clayton:USNC0002 - Clayton 


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