Instrumentation Technician – Filling

October 6, 2021
8368 U.S. Highway 70 West
Job Type
Base Salary
Hourly rate with shift differential & overtime eligibility. Benefits including Health, Dental & Vision insurance, 401k with match & immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement.


For more info & to apply: Filling Instrumentation Technician

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. 


The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for routine calibration of plant instrumentation and provides troubleshooting of the plant control systems.


Primary responsibilities for role:

  • Calibrate various types of process equipment and control elements to include: electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, temperature, pressure, level, flow, weight and weighing systems, analytical devices, NIST Standards
  • Troubleshoot and perform corrective maintenance on process equipment and control elements
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of electrical supply and distribution up to 480v AC
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of variable frequency drives
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of servo drives and motors
  • Provide troubleshooting, repair of distributed control systems (Delta V, ABB, SCADA, etc.), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human machine interface (HMIs)
  • Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to document work activity
  • Provide detailed documentation of all calibration, troubleshooting, and repair activities.
  • Issue/complete job hazard analysis/safe work permits (hot work, excavating, confined space, hazardous atmosphere, etc.)
  • Adhere to cGMP, Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, job plans and/or equipment manuals to perform work
  • Responsible for maintaining training curriculum requirements.
  • Complete required Instrumentation Qualifications
  • Assist with modification, installation and start up of new and existing instrumentation, process control systems and equipment

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.


Additional Responsibilities:

Instrumentation Technician 1

Develop knowledge and skills needed perform job as required by the area of responsibility


Instrumentation Technician 2

  • Perform all responsibilities as defined in previous job level
  • This job level requires proficiency in most areas of responsibility
  • May perform training of other technicians in areas of proficiency as needed


Instrumentation Technician 3

  • This job level requires proficiency in most areas of responsibility


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Instrumentation Technician 1

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form
  • Build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams across multiple business units
  • Use personal computers and have experience with Window applications and Web based programs
  • Read, interpret, and apply information from files, drawings, catalogs, reports, and manuals
  • Demonstrate strong mathematical skills with the ability to apply this knowledge to the various tasks assigned.
  • Understand current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements
  • Understand industrial plant safety and environment requirements


Instrumentation Technician 2

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level
  • Able to work independently


Instrumentation Technician 3

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level
  • Technical expertise in all types of calibration and troubleshooting.
  • Understands how area equipment functions in process applications
  • Experience with multiple maintenance crafts (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, piping, HVAC); with the ability to apply this knowledge to the complete, timely, technically correct, cost-effective calibration and troubleshooting activities.
  • Proficiently use computerized maintenance management system to locate/identify replacement parts, coordinate multiple and interdisciplinary work requests, and investigate equipment repair history.
  • Ability to support installation, startup and commissioning of Capital Projects.
  • Knowledge and training as required by OSHA on applicable safe work practices and process safety management
  • Use communication skills to effectively resolve problems with technical personnel including department managers, supervisors and outside technical support.
  • Understand technical documentation, i.e. piping and instrument diagrams, instrument loop diagrams, electrical schematics, precision machine part drawing, programmable ladder logic, mechanical assembly, software function documents, sequence of operations, OEM information




Instrumentation Technician 1, 2 & 3

Associates degree in a relevant technical field




Instrumentation Technician 1

2 years relevant experience


Instrumentation Technician 2

4 years relevant experience


Instrumentation Technician 3

6 years relevant experience




Instrumentation Technician 1, 2 & 3

Directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.


Occupational Demands Form #26:  Work is performed in a manufacturing environment or warehouse with rotating shifts. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.  Exposure to chemicals, electrical manufacturing equipment, hand tools and moving machinery.  Operates forklifts, tractors and power equipment. Exposure to high levels of noise and to dust/gas/fumes/steam.  Exposure to extreme cold below 32* and on occasion, exposure to extreme heat above 100*.  Exposure to vibration or oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body.  Occasional entry into confined spaces, requiring kneeling, crawling, climbing and squatting.  Works at heights on scaffolding and/or on ladders.  Walks on uneven ground. Personal protective equipment required such as; protective eyewear, chemical suits, safety shoes and/or rubber footwear, gloves, hearing protection and a respirator. Heavy lifting and carrying of 45lbs. for up to 6-8 hours per day, with a maximum lift of 75lbs. Work is performed standing, walking, bending and twisting waist for 4-6 hours per day. Frequent foot movements. Occasionally reaches above and below shoulder height. Occasionally bends and twists neck.  Frequent hand movements with simple grasping of one hand with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.  Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Hearing acuity essential.  Color perception/discrimination, depth perception and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Able to communicate 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.  Performs a wide range of complex tasks. Adheres to a work schedule to meet production standards.

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