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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Process Development Engineer III in San Diego, 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.


Responsible for initiating, directing and executing process improvements on new and existing processes and products in a GMP Mfg environment.

Primary Responsibilities For Role

  • Analyze data and metrics to develop new projects targeting improvement opportunities to drive cost and efficiency goals.

  • Works on moderately complex problems to support manufacturing improvement initiatives and Mfg process development.

  • Expert in lean techniques and tools and has a record of successful implementation of new ideas.

  • Acts as a primary Mfg support for tech transfer activities of new processes/products or process changes into commercial scale manufacturing.

  • Works with colleagues and managers to plans tasks and resource needs for improvement projects.

  • Manage the work of targeted cross functional teams working on one or more Mfg Improvement projects.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Develop and/or maintain metrics for project tracking

  • Develop and/or maintain metrics for process improvements

  • Provide project management leadership to ensure key initiatives are well understood and effectively deployed

  • Delivery of projects on schedule

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

Prior training and/or certifications as a Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma processes (VSM, Kaizen, Gemba Walks, etc.), or equivalent experience is preferred.


Biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline such as Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences or equivalent


Minimum 5+ years of experience in a GMP regulated environment. Preferred experience in Microbiology (Oligonucleotide Manufacturing) or Hematology / Blood Processing. SAP experience is a plus.


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. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2

years of experience.

EEO Minorities/ 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: 484307