Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Manufacturing Supervisor - (Packaging) in Los Angeles, California

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.


The Manufacturing Supervisor oversees the manufacturing process and the department personnel on designated shift to ensure process meets cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) and company standards for an aseptic operation. Trains and develops department technicians.

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

  1. Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals, and maintaining schedules.

  2. Oversee production review of all department batch documentation for completeness and accuracy.

  3. Initiate Facility Work Orders when equipment requires repair.

  4. Participate in process/product troubleshooting in order to correct/maintain aseptic processing and desirable product yields, as well as environmental control of facility.

  5. Recommend and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, facility layout, and quality of product.

  6. Maintain a quality presence to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

  7. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and industry standards.

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

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

  10. Provide guidance and hands-on training to direct reports.

  11. Appraise and monitor performance of department personnel.

  12. Coach, counsel, address complaints and resolve employee related issues with the collaboration of Human Resources.

  13. Provide a leadership role ensuring employee health and safety.

  14. Involved in interviewing/selection process of hiring or promoting department personnel.


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. Associate’s degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Emphasis in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or closely related scientific / technical discipline is preferred.

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

  3. Equivalency: In lieu of an Associate's degree, candidate must have a High school diploma or GED, and a minimum of 4 years of related experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment.

  4. Requires an in depth understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, including protein purification and aseptic processing.

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

  6. Prior supervisory or leadership experience is highly preferred.

  7. Demonstrated ability to inspire high performance in others and align team members around shared goals.

  8. Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate, guide, train, coach and develop department personnel.

  9. Demonstrated project management skills.

  10. Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  17. 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 50 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. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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

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Req ID: 74289

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Manufacturing