We are looking to hire a Biological Procurment Specialist for the Sourcing & Operations Support team with a certification in blood banking preferred as well as GMP Laboratory experience. If you've got the necessary skills and experience to excel in this position, we want to hear from you.
Founded in 1982 and based in Norcross, GA, Immucor is a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics products that facilitate patient / donor compatibility worldwide. Our mission is to ensure that patients in need of blood, organs, or stem cells get the right match that is safe, accessible, and affordable. The result is life changing for patients in need of a transfusion or transplant. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or a specific organ, as well as Immucor's partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity. With the right match, we can transform a life together!
Biologics Procurement Specialist - Medical Techcologist - Manufacturing
The incumbent in this position shall manage the Reagent Donor Program including developing donor schedules to meet production schedule needs and communicating with donors and collection facilities to ensure blood collected is received in a timely manner. The incumbent shall also be responsible for scheduling donors to meet Immucor's survey needs, managing donors samples sent for external testing and assist internal customers with red cell requests. The position requires understanding on antigens and antibodies for application of red cells to product.
Your specific duties for this role will include:
~ Responsible for developing annual and ad hoc schedules for red cell donors to ensure blood supply is consistent with schedule requirements and cycle commitments. ~ Responsible for placing new donors on a schedule that meets production needs. ~ Responsible for monitoring shipping of donor units in compliance with Supply Agreements with donor centers. ~ Assist with log in of red cells and platelets used for manufacturing. ~ Review product specifications and release product for further manufacturing. ~ Participate in process improvements. ~ Serve as backup to Biologics Sourcing Specialist II ~ Coordinate collection of blood for other depts and experimental lots/ protocols ~ Edit answer packets and case studies for in-house educational products ~ Assist with allocation of donor units to products in BDMS ~ Prepare samples for send out testing or transfer to other Immucor sites ~ Assist with revisions of department documents.
Additional responsibilities include:
~ Assists Sr Manager to ensure all department activities are performed accordin to department procedures and completed within procedure or department-defined timeframes. ~ Assist with investigations into complaints, deviations and support key projects driven by either process improvement or R&D. ~ Ensures department records are legible and are stored according to procedure/work-instruction defined protocols and time frames. ~ Follow applicable laboratory OSHA regulations with respect to chemical hazards and blood-borne pathogens, etc. ~ Understands FDA and ISO standards applicable to the department and consequence of nonconformance. ~ Meets achievement levels established for competency evaluations. ~ Understands source, composition and characteristics of products and associated chemical and biosafety hazards. ~ Interacts cooperatively with coworkers, supervisors or managers of other department and receives direction well from superiors. ~ Maintains good department morale and employee motivation.
Biologics Procurement Specialist - Medical Tecnologist - Manufacturing
As a Biologics Procurement Specialist you must also be very detail-oriented and organized with excellent time-management and multitasking skills.
Specific qualifications for the role include:
~ Bachelor's degree in related field ~ MT or CLS required ~ ASCP Certification as Medical Technologist; SBB certification, preferred ~ 2-3 years of Transfusion Service experience ~ 1-2 years of experience in a GMP environment ~ High complexity transfusion service or reference lab experience, preferred
Biologics Procurement Specialist - Medical Technologist - Manufacturing
IMMUCOR, INC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITY/FEMALE/DISABILITY/VETS; DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
RESUMES SUBMITTED TO IMMUCOR FROM THIRD PARTY RECRUITMENT FIRMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Based in Norcross, GA, Immucor, Inc. plays a vital role in making blood transfusions safe. We sell a complete line of automated instrument-reagents systems that detect and identify certain properties of blood prior to transfusion. Our strategy is to drive automation in the blood bank. We began our automation strategy in 1998 and have continually invested in automation since then. We have a full li...ne of fully automated instruments to meet the needs of our customers: hospital transfusion centers, blood donor centers, and large clinical laboratories. Immucor offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits plan including 401(k), health, life, and disability insurance.