Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Packaging Line Inspector 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 Packaging Line Inspector is responsible for the visual inspection, rejection, and packaging of final products.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform paced inspections of final container products for multiple categories of defects.

  • Document job tasks as required on the Batch Production Record (BPR), Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document or other acceptable form(s).

  • Perform housekeeping tasks and maintain department housekeeping at an optimal level.

  • Adhere to all company safety and cGMP policies and practices.

  • Must be able to perform all tasks listed in the Packaging Operator job description.

  • Meet and maintain visual inspection recertification requirements through knowledge of the PDA Lexicon for glass defects and the in-house training and certification standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Packaging Operator duties:

Set-up, operate and troubleshoot various packaging equipment; Manually package products; Inspect packaged and pre-packaged products for possible defects; Conduct an accurate count of pre and post packaged products; May off load and load products from cages, carts, and boxes; and May operate material handling equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.

Able to work effectively as a member of a team. Must be able to lift 45 pounds. Continuous standing, walking, bending and lifting is required. Overtime work may be required. Immunization required. Must pass annual vision testing for near vision and colorblindness. Must be able to pass initial visual inspection certification within 90 days of hire date. Able to identify product defects in accordance with the PDA Lexicon for glass defects and other applicable SOPs.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent or Graduation from an accredited college/university with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Business, Teaching or a related curriculum or Completion of the BioWorks Certification Program.

A minimum of one year of packaging operator/inspection experience preferably obtained in a pharmaceutical or biotech environment is preferred.

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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