NFB - Instrumentation Technician Trainee / Tech I


NC-Clayton, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Maintenance / General Services / Facilities
Req Id:  459847

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.

The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for routine calibration of plant instrumentation and provides troubleshooting of the plant control systems.
Primary responsibilities for role:
•Calibrate various types of process equipment and control elements to include: electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, temperature, pressure, level, flow, weight and weighing systems, analytical devices, NIST Standards
•Troubleshoot and perform corrective maintenance on process equipment and control elements
•Provide troubleshooting and repair of electrical supply and distribution up to 480v AC
•Provide troubleshooting and repair of variable frequency drives
•Provide troubleshooting and repair of servo drives and motors
•Provide troubleshooting, repair of distributed control systems (Delta V, ABB, SCADA, etc.), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and human machine interface (HMIs)
•Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to document work activity
•Provide detailed documentation of all calibration, troubleshooting, and repair activities.
•Issue/complete job hazard analysis/safe work permits (hot work, excavating, confined space, hazardous atmosphere, etc.)
•Adhere to cGMP, Safety and Environmental requirements
•Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, job plans and/or equipment manuals to perform work
•Responsible for maintaining training curriculum requirements.
•Complete required Instrumentation Qualifications
•Assist with modification, installation and startup of new and existing instrumentation, process control systems and equipment.
Tech I level:
•    Develop knowledge and skills needed perform job as required by the area of responsibility.
•    Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form
•    Build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams across multiple business units
•    Use personal computers and have experience with Window applications and Web based programs
•    Read, interpret, and apply information from files, drawings, catalogs, reports, and manuals
•    Demonstrate strong mathematical skills with the ability to apply this knowledge to the various tasks assigned.
•    Understand current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements
•    Understand industrial plant safety and environment requirements

Rotating 12-hour shift



High School Diploma or Equivalent plus 2 years of experience in maintenance, manufacturing, mechanical trades, or utility equipment operation. A technical Associate's degree in place of the experience referenced above.

Tech I:
Associates degree in a relevant technical field
2 years relevant experience
Directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.
Knowledge of utilities systems preferred


Occupational Demands:

Work is performed in a manufacturing environment or warehouse with rotating shifts. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.  Exposure to chemicals, electrical manufacturing equipment, hand tools and moving machinery.  Operates forklifts, tractors and power equipment. Exposure to high levels of noise and to dust/gas/fumes/steam.  Exposure to extreme cold below 32* and on occasion, exposure to extreme heat above 100*.  Exposure to vibration or oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body.  Occasional entry into confined spaces, requiring kneeling, crawling, climbing and squatting.  Works at heights on scaffolding and/or on ladders.  Walks on uneven ground. Personal protective equipment required such as; protective eyewear, chemical suits, safety shoes and/or rubber footwear, gloves, hearing protection and a respirator. Heavy lifting and carrying of 45lbs. for up to 6-8 hours per day, with a maximum lift of 75lbs. Work is performed standing, walking, bending and twisting waist for 4-6 hours per day. Frequent foot movements. Occasionally reaches above and below shoulder height. Occasionally bends and twists neck.  Frequent hand movements with simple grasping of one hand 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. Hearing acuity essential.  Color perception/discrimination, depth perception and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Able to communicate 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.  Performs a wide range of complex tasks. Adheres to a work schedule to meet production standards.


EEO Minorities/Female/Disability/Veteran


*Employee Referral Bonus Eligible*

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


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