American Red Cross Lead Shipping and Distribution Technician in W Henrietta, New York
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We provide almost half of the nation's blood supply, as well as humanitarian relief at home and abroad. We turn compassion into action through the care we provide our blood donors, and the spirit of service we share with our colleagues. Learn more about the life-saving impact our employees have in their communities in this short video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg3XJCA8RQ0
If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.
Schedule is Schedule is Sunday - Thursday 8am-4:30pm. Must be able to work OT and rotating holidays. Flexible to help cover supervisory needs.
Responsibilities:1. Manufacture, store and distribute blood products/samples. Meet the quality and quantity production and distribution goals established by the department.2. Operate, maintain and perform quality control checks on equipment. Ensure adequate inventory of required supplies. 3. Perform data entry and operate the computer programs associated with component production, labeling, storage, and shipping. 4. Maintain accurate, legible and complete manufacturing department records.5. Ensure products are suitable for release for distribution and are managed appropriately.6. Perform the quarantine and disposition of unacceptable products/samples.7. Perform good inventory management practices throughout the manufacturing and shipping process.8. May perform customer service or inventory management as requested.9. May perform management of sample tubes.10. Maintain accurate electronic and physical inventory locations for products/samples.11. Perform and participate in the management of complex manufacturing tasks.12. May perform supervisory functions for manufacturing processes from receipt of unprocessed blood through shipment of finished goods.13. Actively participate in problem solving and on cross-functional teams.14. May be a project lead.15. Participate in training of staff.16. Perform supervisory review of manufacturing records.17. Assume operational supervisor responsibilities when designated by a supervisor.18. Perform other related duties as required.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.ScopePerform routine tasks in a highly regulated environment and in accordance with established standard operating procedures under limited supervision. Duties may include any manufacturing processes from receipt of unprocessed blood through shipment of finished goods. May serve as a team or shift leader assisting in the training or mentoring of other manufacturing staff.QualificationsAssociates degree plus two years experience in a regulatory, laboratory, or manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience required; or demonstrated successful performance as a Manufacturing Technician II. College studies or technical training in science or medical technology or the equivalent is preferred. Manufacturing technicians working in Distribution or Plasma Sample Management positions may require a valid driver's license.
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