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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Sr Maintenance Supervisor-Packaging 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.

Supervises nine (9) maintenance and instrumentation technicians in the maintenance and upkeep of packaging, final container, and B300 filling. Coordinates emergency, immediate maintenance, and project activities. Works with area planner and SFF maintenance supervisor to plan and schedule routine maintenance activities. Maintains and improves maintenance systems for Packaging, Final Container, & B300 filling equipment. Supervises all maintenance & instrumentation compliance in according with site policies and FDA regulations.

  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems (Andover, DeltaV, and SCADA).

  • Advanced understanding of instrument calibration and calibrations systems is required.

  • Organizational planning skills are required.

  • Ability to troubleshoot is required.

  • Strong technical and problem solving skills in an aseptic manufacturing environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, technical writing and communication skills.

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to build positive working relationships with people at all organizational levels across multiple disciplines is required.

  • Small project and shutdown project management skills required

  • Training, mentoring, and formulation of career plans for maintenance and instrumentation technicians required

  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC/HMI, Andover, Emerson DeltaV control system, and SCADA systems for troubleshooting is desirable.

  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles in all or some of the following areas; Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Chemical and Process is desirable

  • Hands-on experience with aseptic filling systems is desirable. Special Conditions:

  • Overtime and after normal work hours is required.

  • Constant communication with shift mechanics and instrumentation techs

  • Travel 5% of the time to support factory acceptance testing

Salary Grade: M08

Shift: Day


Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Engineering, Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in maintenance, preferably in a GMP or FDA regulated environment, at least 5 of the 10 years must be in a leadership capacity. Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.

Work is performed in an office and/or a laboratory/manufacturing environment. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office equipment. Exposure to extreme cold below 32*, miscellaneous production chemicals, moving machinery and production equipment. Exposure to high levels of noise on production floor. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks. Often performs duties standing. Frequently bends and twists neck and waist. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 35lbs. Frequently drives to other facilities. 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 interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

This position is Employee Bonus Eligible

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

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Req ID: 78427

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Maintenance / General Services / Facilities