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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc NFF-Maintenance/Plant Engineer in Clayton, North Carolina

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Engineer IV/Senior Engineer/Staff Engineer/Principal Engineer


The Engineer IV/Senior Engineer/Staff Engineer/Principal Engineer provides Plant maintenance engineering support for 24x7 manufacturing operations at the Grifols Clayton site, North Fractionation Facility (NFF)

The maintenance/plant engineer has the primary responsibility for:

*Ensure reliable production area operation in compliance with safety, regulatory, and production requirements

*Troubleshoot and identify root-cause mechanical system issues and process related problems so they can be corrected.

*Become the mechanical SME on the Automatic Bottle Openers, through Centrifugation.

*Partner with operations, maintenance and project engineering to identify and resolve issues (redesign, rebuild, repair, etc).

*Actively pursue and manage process optimization technology, help improve operational efficiency, and implement continuous improvement projects.

*Oversee outsourced vendor support

*Assist in training maintenance, instrumentation, and operations personnel

*Additional responsibilities include materials clearance, spare parts inventory, change controls, specifications, and other common GMP engineering tasks.

Additional Skills Needed:

  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed

  • Hands-on and a problem solver. Greater time in the field than at the desk

  • Communicates effectively and promptly at all levels of the organization

  • Strong theoretical and practical technical understanding with strong troubleshooting skills

  • Works well with technical and non-technical personnel

  • Solid technical writing and verbal communication skills

Candidates with GMP and/or centrifugation experience are preferred


Engineer IV-

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

Typically requires 5 years of related experience.

Senior Engineer-

The position requires a BS degree (related engineering discipline) and minimum of 6 years of applicable engineering experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

Staff Engineer-

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate.

Minimum 7 years of related experience. Experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry preferred.

Principal Engineer-

Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate.

Minimum 8 years of experience. Experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry preferred.

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. Frequent movement 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. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck and waist. Frequent 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. Able to communicate complex 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 by following a set of written or oral instructions/procedures.

EEO: Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

This Position is Employee Referral Bonus Eligible

Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

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Req ID: 79738

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Maintenance / General Services / Facilities