Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Purification Technician I/II/III in Clayton, North Carolina
Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.
We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
The Purification Technician performs fundamental tasks within a GMP environment by cleaning and maintaining the workplace, cleaning, assembling and disassembling operating equipment per applicable procedures, assisting with process control manipulations and maintaining records/logs in accordance with current standard procedures.
Primary responsibilities for role:
Performs general housekeeping in compliance with the high standards required of a pharmaceutical operation.
Demonstrates a sound knowledge and understanding of GMP requirements.
Demonstrates the care and safety necessary to properly safeguard facilities, equipment, product and co-workers.
Dispenses and prepares necessary cleaning/sanitization reagents to clean and sanitize production areas.
Assembles, disassembles, cleans and sterilizes production equipment (i.e. filters, tanks, etc.).
Operates production equipment (i.e. centrifuge, ultra-filtration units, columns, autoclaves, pasteurizers, etc.).
Operates fork truck in a safe and efficient manner.
Performs bulk processing and filtration involving processing parameters (i.e. pH, weights, suspension, etc.).
Performs real time documentation during production run and maintains accurate records/logs.
Prepares buffer solutions and properly stores process intermediates.
Isolate target proteins from intermediates and process to a sterile bulk and deliver for filling.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Basic math skills, basic computer skills, mechanical aptitude, detail oriented, ability to work in a team environment and exercise good judgment.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent plus Bioworks Certificate or a high school diploma plus 1 year production manufacturing experience in a regulated industry (i.e. FDA, USDA, NRC) within the past 5 years or a 2 or 4 year college degree.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, as well as stand/walk continuously during the shift, and work rotating shifts.
Required vaccination for hepatitis B due to exposure to plasma fractions
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