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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Engineer I / II / III / IV / Senior / Staff / Principal in North Carolina, North Carolina

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.


This role provides Plant maintenance engineering support for 24x7 manufacturing operations at the Grifols Clayton site, NFF Building.

The Maintenance/Plant engineer has the primary responsibility for:

  • Ensure reliable production area operation in compliance with safety, regulatory, and production requirements while making independent decisions and resolving conflict within defined areas of responsibility.

  • Troubleshoot and identify root-cause mechanical system issues and process related problems so they can be corrected.

  • Become the mechanical SME for the areas of responsibility within the building while serving as a consultant to management within that specified area.

  • Plans and organizes cross-functional activities. Partner with operations, maintenance and project engineering to identify and resolve issues (redesign, rebuild, repair, etc).

  • Actively pursue and manage process optimization technology, help improve operational efficiency, and implement continuous improvement projects. Advances technical project proposals through to completion.

  • Oversee outsourced vendor support.

  • Assist in training maintenance, instrumentation, and operations personnel.

  • Additional responsibilities include materials clearance, spare parts inventory, change controls, incident investigation, participating in safety reviews, specifications, leading projects during plant shutdowns and other common GMP engineering tasks.

Additional Skills Needed:

  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed

  • Hands-on and a problem solver.  Greater time in the field than at the desk.

  • Communicates effectively and promptly at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong theoretical and practical technical understanding with strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Works well with technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Solid technical writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Candidates with GMP and/or pharmaceutical industry experience are preferred

Requirements based on level:

Engineer I:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering

  • 0-2 years experience

Engineer II:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a Biotech or Chemical company. GMP experience preferred

Engineer III:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related field. Professional certifications and licenses as appropriate.

  • At least 4 years of experience. Biotech, Chemical or Industrial experience preferred.

Engineer IV

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

  • Typically requires 5 years of related experience.

Senior Engineer

  • Bachelor's (related engineering discipline).

  • Minimum of 6 years of applicable engineering experience.

  • Experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry preferred.

Staff Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

  • Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate.

  • Minimum 7 years of related experience. 

  • Experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry preferred.

Principal Engineer

  • Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

  • Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience. 

  • Experience in Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Chemical Industry preferred.

Work is performed in an office and a laboratory/manufacturing environment. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.   Exposed to occasional extreme cold below 32degrees C

  • in production areas. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Stands for 2-4 hours per day. Frequent movement 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. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck and waist. Frequent foot movements.  Color perception/discrimination, depth perception and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 50lbs. Able to communicate complex 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 by following a set of written or oral instructions/procedures.

EEO: Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Req ID: 497937