Production Chemist II

San Diego, CA, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

Responsible for the manufacture of bulk clinical and commercial kit reagents. Responsible for sub-assembly formulation, raw material prep and/or processing, QC testing reagent or component formulation and some in-process testing. Participate in transfer, support activities and continuous improvement on existing processes. May be assigned to one or more functional Manufacturing areas.

Primary Responsibilities for Role
  • Performs complex conjugation or extraction activities.
  • Performs laboratory audits; ensures compliance.
  • Prepares document change records (DCR).
  • Assists in training others in laboratory procedures.
  • May cross-train in all areas of manufacturing and operations.
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement from inception to completion.
  • Participates in FDA and ISO lab audits.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the staging of raw materials and formulation of reagent bulks or constituents, Maintains detailed device history records, Maintains training log,
  • Ensures proper transportation, handling, and disposal of hazardous, bio-hazardous and/or infectious substances, Operates and calibrates all general lab equipment,
  • Completes ERP transactions, Maintains, measures and dispenses materials, Operates CIP and/or autoclave systems, Performs cycle count of materials, Assists fill crew as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated job specific technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated DCR proficiency; Working knowledge of Microbiology, Biology, or Chemistry
  • Working knowledge of laboratory safety and record keeping
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP system
  • Working knowledge of GMP and ISO Reg
  • Blood Borne Pathogen Training

  • Typically requires High school and 4-6 years related experience or AA and 2-4 years related experience or BS and 0-2 years related 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/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.