Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Material Handler - Packaging 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.

SHIFT: 1st - 6:00 am - 4:30 pm - Monday-Thursday

The Material Handler monitors temperature charts for critical, temperature-controlled storage areas within Packaging, calculates precise incubation times for all product batches based on product type and destination market, and ensures timely movement of product and raw materials between the various locations.

Primary responsibilities:

Monitors room temperature charts for product incubation areas/storage rooms.

Reports and respond to room temperature alarms, and for expeditiously moving product to alternate locations in the event of an extended temperature excursion.

Uses scanner to record receipt of products into database (i.e. SAP, etc.);

Calculates the precise minimum and maximum incubation times for each batch based on product type and market destination ( US, EU, Canada, ICON, etc.)

Maintains inventory information for final container products and packaging components using batch production records and appropriate electronic system based transactions (i.e. SAP, etc.).

Ensures timely movement of product and raw materials between the B100 Warehouse, Packaging and Label Control to prevent production delays on the Packaging lines.

Performs housekeeping tasks and maintains department housekeeping at an optimal level.

Monitors ambient storage times of product batches and ensures time requirements are not exceeded by pre-planning pre-pack storage removal times. These activities require the material hander to report to work on weekends for the purpose of removing product from storage in preparation for the following week’s production.

Operates fork trucks, pallet jacks, cage tuggers, and similar equipment and maintain appropriate certifications.

Additional responsibilities:

The Material Handler may be assigned to perform Packaging Operator duties when during periods in which regular material handling tasks are not available.

Performs housekeeping tasks and maintains department housekeeping at an optimal level; Adheres to all company safety and cGMP policies and practices; and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

Able to work effectively as a member of a team. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Continuous standing, walking, bending and lifting is required. Immunization required.


Minimum of a high school diploma or GED along with the experience referenced below.

Six months of material handling/forklift experience is also required.

Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with rotating shifts. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to chemicals, electrical manufacturing equipment, hand tools and moving machinery. Exposure to high levels of noise and to extreme cold below 32*. Exposure to office electrical equipment. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, safety shoes, gloves and garments. Occasionally enters into confined spaces requiring squatting, kneeling or climbing. Work is performed standing for 6-8 hours per day with frequent walking. Frequent hand movement of 4-6 hours at one time 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. Light lifting and carrying of 15lbs. for 6-8 hours per day. Moderate lifting and carrying of 15-44lbs for 4-6 hours per day with a maximum lift of 45lbs. Occasionally bends and twists neck and waist. Occasionally reaches above and below shoulder height. Frequent foot movements. Hearing acuity essential. Color perception/discrimination, near 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. Frequently performs routine tasks that vary little each day by following a set of written or oral instructions/procedures.


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