Product Management/ Component Technician

Posted: 05/08/2020

Hours: 6:00AM - 6:00PM Friday, Saturday, Sunday

This position is responsible for preparing components from whole blood and apheresis blood collections in a manner that ensures the highest quality blood products for our customers. This position is also responsible for the timely and appropriate handling of orders, packing and shipping of blood products, billing and record keeping of blood products and services for all customers. This position manages inventory resources ensuring minimum wastage, and ensures the highest level of customer service.

Employees in this position are eligible for a full benefit package including dental, vision, and qualifying medical coverage starting as low as $9.13 per pay period.  Other options available include retirement savings, supplemental critical care and accident coverages PTO accrual, life insurance and disability benefits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES as follows, and other duties as assigned:
*Perform distribution procedures according to established policy and SOP.
*Receipt and acknowledgement of orders
*Packing and shipping of blood products (Red Blood Cells, Plasma, Platelets)
*Irradiation of blood products
*Inventory control through the tracking and movement of blood products throughout internal and external distribution sites
*Perform component manufacturing procedures according to established policy and SOP
*Processing of Red Blood Cells and Plasma products
*Processing of random platelets derived from whole blood
*Processing of apheresis and acrodose platelets
*Processing of cryoprecipitate
*Perform review of component manufacturing, distribution, component modification and equipment related documentation,  as well as release of quality control results
*Perform and document quality control, calibration and maintenance tasks.
*Identify, troubleshoot and document problems that may influence the quality or completion of shipping and component manufacturing.
*Assist with writing, review and evaluation of SOPs.
*Assist with validation of new equipment and processes.
*Direct and perform training of staff members.
*Maintains regular attendance and availability
*Maintains confidentiality of LifeServe Blood Center donor, employee, financial and proprietary records and information at all times.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
*High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree or higher preferred.
*The individual must meet CLIA requirements for testing personnel performing moderate complexity testing.
*Minimum 6 months product management or related experience required.

LifeServe Blood Center is fully committed to equal employment opportunity.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.