Engineer II/III/IV - Electrical and Instrumentation


NC-Clayton, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Engineering
Req Id:  455567

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.

Primary Responsibilities for Role:

  • Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Engineer for the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Will be required to manage assigned scope, cost, and schedule for responsible duties.
  • Will work in all phases of capital projects: planning, design, procurement, construction and start-up:
    • Design of low voltage power distribution and motor control.
    • Responsible for selection and sizing of instrumentation based on P&IDs.
    • Selects control system hardware based on site standards.
    • Prepares equipment specifications and bid packages.
    • Performs vendor & bid evaluations, progress monitoring and attendance of factory acceptance testing.
    • Responsible to field supervise contractors during construction to ensure safety, quality and schedule.
    • Responsible for providing contractors answers to questions that arise during construction.
    • Performs equipment start-up, develops and executes commissioning protocols and prepares turnover packages for the site.
    • Develops single lines, motor control schematics and loop sheets.
    • Sizes electrical components based on NFPA 70.
    • Modifies existing or develops new specifications to meet requirements of project scopes.
    • Coordinates with other disciplines throughout design, construction and startup.
    • Provides initial configuration settings for VFDs and Motor Starters.
  • Communication - Will be responsible for providing communications (verbal/written) within area of responsibility.
  • Use/demonstrate problem solving skills in order to best support and meet the needs within area of responsibility.
  • Promotes a collaborative and cooperative environment which embraces the ability to work effectively within teams.
  • Capable of adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices (GxP) - Compliance, Change Control, Quality Oversight, Validation.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Preferably Electrical) or related field
  • 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.


 Additional Requirements:

  • PE license in NC preferred.
  • Will require occasional international travel (i.e. Spain, Canada)


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. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated 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. Repetitive 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.



Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : NC-Clayton:USNC0002 - Clayton 


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