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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Research Associate 2 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.


Product Support Research Associate 2 is responsible for designing and performing experiments related to customer quality complaints and product improvements and collaborating and communicating effectively.

Primary responsibilities for role:

● Maintains laboratory equipment in a calibrated state

● Assists in writing and executing protocols and reports for experimentation and qualifications.

● Performs Diagnostic and amplified assays.

● Performs applicable internal analytical and performance testing methods used in Product Support. ● Performs basic troubleshooting to resolve unexpected results when performing Diagnostic and /or amplified assays.

● Assists with troubleshooting experimentation required for projects/investigations.

● Performs mini builds and process/oligonucleotide support as applicable

● Performs where used reports within SAP for Product Support.

● Originates simple CCRs.

● Performs Level 1 investigations and prepares Level 1 investigation reports

● Performs simple Level 2 investigations and prepares investigation reports/product impact statements as appropriate

● Uses lab investigation tools/process when performing investigations for OOS results


Typically requires BA or BS


Typically requires 2-5 years related experience


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.

Occupational Demands:

  • May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 25 pounds in weight, and/or lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise manipulate objects up to 10 pounds in weight frequently or continuously.

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: 273055