Hospital Services Storage and Distribution Technician
Are you seeking an 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 Distribution Technician for the American Red Cross!
We are currently seeking a Part-Time Distribution Technician to work in our Cleveland Shipping and Distribution Center. Every day you will ensure the blood supply meets regulatory requirements by assisting priority labeling of products as well as managing sample tubes for shipments. You will also be packing orders of products to be sent to hospitals.
This is a part-time weekend position. The schedule for the position is Saturday 8am-4pm and Sunday 4pm-12am.
Pay Rate: $14.84 an hour + shift differentials of $1.75 per hour from 4pm-12am. There is an additional $1 per hour for all weekend hours.
Distribution Technicians perform inventory management in a highly regulated environment—from providing customer service to organizations ordering blood product through shipment of finished goods to area hospitals. Successful Distribution Technicians 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.
If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.
Hospital Services Distribution Technician – Job Responsibilities
Store and distribute blood products/samples according to applicable FDA, AABB, CLIA, NRC and Red Cross policies and procedures. Meet the quality and quantity production and distribution goals established by the department. Prioritize workload to meet production and customer requirements.
Operate, maintain and perform quality control checks on equipment. Ensure adequate inventory of required supplies.
Perform data entry and operate the computer programs associated with component production, labeling, storage, and shipping.
Maintain accurate, legible and complete manufacturing department records.
Ensure products/samples are suitable for release for distribution and are managed appropriately.
Identify and quarantine products/samples that don’t meet quality requirements. Perform disposition of unacceptable products/samples.
Analyze and make decisions based on visual inspection and information provided from other departments to meet time requirements and quality standards.
Perform good inventory management practices throughout the manufacturing and shipping process.
Maintain accurate electronic and physical inventory locations for products/samples.
Participate in training of staff.
Perform review of manufacturing records.
May make hospital deliveries.
Remain flexible to work a variable schedule that includes weekends & holidays, to meet the needs of our hospitals
Drive for results and serve others with a high level of customer service
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 Distribution Technician describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.
Distribution Technician – Job Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required along with two-year experience in a regulatory, distribution or manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Position may require a valid driver’s license
Experience in a regulatory, laboratory or manufacturing setting is preferred.
Staff performing irradiation tasks may be subject to enhanced security requirements.
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.
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.
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Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.
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