Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Associate Technical Training Specialist in Los Angeles, California

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.

Responsible for technical, and cGMP training for new and existing employees. Work closely with various department managers to develop programs and plan curriculum. Actively participate in site training programs to ensure the highest level of compliance and conformance to procedures that are specified by BPRs (batch production records), SOP’s, cGMP’s and GBI standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Work with management to design, develop and implement comprehensive, competency-based training programs following sound instructional design methods for cGMP and technical courses.

  2. Conduct On-The-Job Training of cGMP and technical courses on a one-on-one or group environment.

  3. Leverage knowledge and best practices to continuously improve personnel technical competency.

  4. Ensure technical training needs for cGMP departments are met.

  5. Identify patterns or trends within GBI / department and recommend / provide appropriate training interventions.

  6. Ensure technical training program and personnel adhere to cGMP, Quality, Safety and Compliance standards.

  7. Provide feedback to management on training status and progress of personnel.

  8. Provide technical advice and counsel in the identification of training needs and development of on-the-job training and qualification programs.

  9. Provide the highest level of service to our internal customers, i.e. manufacturing group.

  10. Monitor and report monthly technical training accomplishments.

  11. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and industry standards.

  12. Generate thorough written reports, when required, that summarize investigations performed for out-of-specification results or out-of-procedure events.

  13. Participate in regulatory and internal inspections/audits including providing written responses as applicable for area of responsibility.

  14. Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.

  15. Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.

  16. Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific discipline is preferred.

  2. Minimum 2 years of experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is required.

  3. Prior technical training experience conducting one-on-one and/or small group training is highly preferred.

  4. Requires a basic understanding of instructional design, adult leaning theory, facilitation, and web-based training.

  5. Environmental Monitoring experience is required, with strong working knowledge of departmental processes and procedures.

  6. Comfortable speaking in front of small to medium size (2-20 people) groups.

  7. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of cGMPs, FDA regulations, and industry guidelines.

  8. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

  9. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.

  10. Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.

  11. Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.

  12. Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.

  13. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.

  14. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.

  15. Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  16. Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.


  1. Ability to lift /move up to 25 pounds.

  2. Ability to stand for extended periods - up to four (4) hours at a time.

  3. Manual dexterity to perform all job functions.

  4. Ability to gown and work in an aseptic/clean room environment.

  5. Exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals and biological hazards.

*This job description is accurate at the date of publication and may change over time. It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws.

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