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

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

Job Summary:

Responsible for collecting environmental monitoring samples in the manufacturing processing areas including viable, non-viable, surface, personnel, water and gases as scheduled.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Collect environmental monitoring samples in the manufacturing processing areas including viable, non-viable, surface, personnel, water and gases as scheduled.

  • Prepare equipment and supplies required for environmental monitoring.

  • Will share general responsibilities for monitoring equipment maintenance and calibration, housekeeping, and other support functions (e.g., inventory of consumables and reagents).

  • Compile and enter data into computer database (i.e. LIMS - Laboratory Information Management System) to be used for reporting and trending purposes.

  • Review test results against specifications.

  • Maintain sample logs on a daily basis to ensure timely testing and tracking of all samples.

  • Maintain Instrument Usage and Calibration Logs based on instrument usage during the preparation and testing of samples.

  • Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.

  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.

  • Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Microbiology, Biology or closely related scientific discipline is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Related experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated environment is preferred.

  • Requires a basic understanding of the fundamentals of microbiology, aseptic techniques and environmental monitoring.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Specific experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is preferred.

  • Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.

The estimated pay scale for the Environmental Monitoring Technician role based in Los Angeles, CA, is $23/per hour. Additionally, the position is eligible to participate in up to 5% of the company bonus pool. We offer a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, up to 5% 401(K) match and tuition reimbursement. Final compensation packages will ultimately depend on education, experience, skillset, knowledge, where the role is performed, internal equity and market data. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Grifols is a global healthcare organization with employees in 30 countries focused on patient health and providing impactful results. Since our humble beginnings in 1909, Grifols has been a family company that prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled over the last 10 years, and you can grow with us!

*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.

Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.

Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with arrests or conviction records, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers, and City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Learn more about Grifols (https://www.grifols.com/en/what-we-do)

Req ID: 516120

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Category: Quality

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