Manufacturing Technologist I - QC

  • American Red Cross
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Jun 15, 2018
Manufacturing

Job Description

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Job Description:

Are you seeking a full-time opportunity that makes a difference? Are you passionate about meeting new people? Do you want to have an impact in your community, across the country, and around the world? If your answer is “yes”, then we invite you to become a Manufacturing Technologist for the American Red Cross!

Manufacturing Technologists perform basic through advanced manufacturing, processing and test procedures on blood products. Manufacturing Technologists also interpret test results before releasing blood to area hospitals. All tasks are performed in highly regulated environment. Successful Manufacturing Technologists will have a strong attention to detail, a customer-service focus and the ability to treat both internal and external customers with compassion at all times.

Manufacturing Technologist - Responsibilities

  • Perform and interpret various testing procedures on blood products for patients’ use at area hospitals
  • Operate, maintain and perform quality control checks on equipment. Ensure adequate inventory of required supplies
  • Maintain, edit and review computer and manual records to assure accurate record keeping
  • Perform the quarantine and disposition of unacceptable products. Ensure products are suitable for release for distribution and are managed appropriately
  • Be detail oriented all day, every day, to ensure that the blood you process meets regulatory requirements and can be safely transfused.
  • Remain flexible to work a variable schedule that includes weekends & holidays to meet the needs of our hospitals
  • Take care of your team members – show up for every shift and give 100% while you’re there
  • Contribute to a friendly and fun environment. Team up with your co-workers to keep our donors coming back again and again
  • Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times

The aforementioned responsibilities of the Manufacturing Technologist position describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in science, Medical Laboratory Technician (certified through American Society of Clinical Pathology); or Associate’s degree in science plus three years’ experience in a regulatory, laboratory, or manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Physical requirements may include standing, stretching, stooping and bending for extended time periods. The ability to lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. You may work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods of time.

Hours: Part Time; variable (2 - 10 hour shifts) Friday 10 am- 8 pm and Saturday 8 am - 6 pm

Pay: Based on experience

BS Graduates in Science field will be considered

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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