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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc System Technician in Los Angeles, California

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

Job Summary:

Under minimum supervision, the Systems Technician, maintains, repairs, installs, and upgrades automated equipment and systems in a pharmaceutical/biomedical environment.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Determine corrective actions when responding to equipment trouble calls.

  • Communicate to relevant manufacturing, engineering, quality assurance, and maintenance parties the status of equipment-systems and time frame required to complete maintenance tasks

  • Performs both scheduled and unplanned work on a wide variety of electrical, electro-mechanical, controller and PLC based equipment and systems

  • Supports implementation of upgrades and new engineering/maintenance projects

  • Takes necessary steps to correct or report equipment malfunctions or unsafe operational practices

  • Take proactive steps to correct and/or report equipment and systems issues, as well as safety concerns

  • Takes necessary actions to ensure equipment and/or environment is safe and consistent with relevant laws, codes and/or governing policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of High School diploma or GED. Trade School, Vocational Certificate, Associates Degree, or Military training in related field is highly preferred

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience maintaining automated manufacturing systems and equipment, or 1 year of experience with a 2 year relevant degree.

  • Knowledge and maintenance experience in robotics, PLCs, PLC networks, drives, motor controls, sensors, automation components, control instrumentation, proportional valves, servo controls, SCADA, HMI, etc.

  • Experience with software interfacing to PLC’s, VFD’s, HMI, SCADA for troubleshooting and program and or configuration modification, etc.

  • Strong plus if trained and experienced in the use of Alan Bradley RSLogics 5000, and Siemens 7, FIX and or Wonderware SCADA, etc.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot from electrical drawings and PLC program documentation, as well as with limited or no documentation Knowledge of and ability to interpret electrical codes in order to help meet compliance/legal/safety requirements Knowledge and experience in the use of hand tools, personal safety equipment and electronic measurement tools including AVO meter, Meggar, circuit tracer, signal generator, etc.

  • Ability to use power tools and shop equipment Strong plus if experience in pharmaceutical maintenance, including clean room equipment, freeze dryers, filling machines, vial washers, CIP and SIP, clean steam generator, heat-cool systems, autoclaves, etc.

  • Ability to interact, lead, and support associates in a professional manner Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds Positive attitude to work in fast paced, team oriented environment Good verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with MS Office applications; Salesforce; Project Management tools.

  • This job description is accurate at the date of publication. It is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope and general nature of the work performed by job holders within this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change over time.

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.

Req ID: 497013