System / Mechanical Engineer


Sant Cugat del Valles, ES

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Research & Development
Req Id:  514111

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.

We believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.

At Diagnostic Grifols S.A., we are seeking for a Mechanical or system engineer with expertise in hardware engineering to oversee our external partnerships in these domains. This role requires a seasoned professional who can effectively manage technical activities with external companies, ensuring alignment with project objectives, technical specifications, and quality standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in hardware design, systems engineering, and experience in leading complex technical projects with external partners.


What your responsibilities will be


  • You will work closely with internal external partnerships to define technical requirements for mechanical hardware and define the overall system processes and procedures.
  • You will review and evaluate technical proposals submitted by external vendors, assessing their alignment with project requirements, feasibility, and technical approach.
  • You will review and assess technical proposals submitted by external vendors, analyzing their alignment with project requirements, technical feasibility, and approach. Provide recommendations for vendor selection based on technical merit.
  • You will develop detailed project plans, work breakdown structures, and technical deliverables schedules in collaboration with external vendors on ME designs and releases. Ensure that project timelines, milestones, and dependencies are clearly defined and communicated to all parties involved.
  • You will provide technical leadership and guidance to external partners throughout the project lifecycle.
  • You will identify and address technical issues and challenges that arise during the project execution phase. Collaborate with internal and external teams to develop solutions, mitigate risks, and maintain project momentum.
  • You will establish and enforce technical quality assurance processes and standards for electronic hardware and software development. Conduct regular reviews and audits of deliverables to ensure compliance with technical specifications and quality requirements.
  • You will facilitate technical communication and collaboration between internal stakeholders and external partners. Provide regular updates on technical progress, issues, and risks to project stakeholders, ensuring transparency and alignment.



Who you are


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related technical field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience in leading Mechanical design teams with internal and external partnerships.
  • Experience in technical project management, with a focus on mechanical and software development.
  • Advanced english (C1.1.) and spanish. 
  • Strong technical expertise in hardware design, systems engineering, and integration.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing technical activities with external vendors and contractors.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to manage complex technical projects, with a track record of delivering results on time and within budget.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple priorities.



What we offer


It is a brilliant opportunity for you, Grifols is fully aware that its employees are one of its major assets. We are committed to maintaining an atmosphere that encourages all our employees to develop their professional careers in an excellent working environment. 


Information about Grifols is available at If you are interested in joining our company and you have what it takes for such an exciting position, then don’t hesitate to apply! 

We look forward to receiving your application! 


Grifols is an equal opportunity employer. 


Flexibility for U Program: Hybrid Model

Flexible schedule: Monday-Thursday 7-10 to 16-19h and Friday 8-15h.

Benefits Package

Contract of Employment: Permanent position



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: SPAIN : Spain : Sant Cugat del Valles:SC4 - Sant Cugat 4 


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