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Traveling Processing Technician

at Octapharma Plasma, Inc

Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *DBED8B2F9D31D71E

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Traveling Processing Technician



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Want to be a part of something exciting?Help us open OPI’s newest Donor Centers all across the US!

We are on the hunt for internal candidates to join New Center Development and assist in opening our newest Donor Centers! New Center Development provides a fantastic opportunity to quickly enhance your current skills and gain visibility across the business.

Hourly employees of the training center teams are eligible for a discretionary bonus of up to $300 for each center you are responsible for training completion based on NCD requirements. In addition, all travel is paid per the company policy, including $50 per day for meals.

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Job Responsibilities

We are seeking a Traveling Processing Technician to join the New Center Development team! Reporting into the New Center Development Team Lead, the Traveling Processing Technician is responsible for traveling to our new centers to train on and perform the responsibilities of the Processing Technician. This includes:

Responsible for the prompt and accurate collection, storage and shipping of plasma bottles and samples

Maintains compliance with SOP, current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMP) and regulatory guidelines

Ensures prompt and sterile collection of plasma samples using electric heat sealer and centrifuge

Ensures samples and bottles are properly organized in large storage freezer in allotted timeframe as well as in the donor management computer software

Handles tested and untested product as well as plasma with unsuitable test results with properly utilized personal protective equipment

May prepare units and samples for regular daily and weekly shipments per company policies and strict federal transportation regulations

Cleans and maintains equipment on a daily basis and troubleshoots issues as they arise


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Job Requirements

Qualified candidates of this role must offer strong customer service skills and the ability to understand and follow protocol. You will demonstrate the ability to train new staff on current/best practices. You will posses excellent team building skills, and offer the ability to prioritize assignments while working on various projects simultaneously.

Other requirements of the Traveling Processing Technician role include:

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

Ability to repeatedly tug, lift, and pull up to thirty-five (35) pounds

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Ability to read numbers on screening equipment such as scales, thermometers, graphs, digital vital signs monitor and refractometers

Required to repeatedly enter an environment with a temperature of -40C for short periods of time

Approximately 75% travel is required

o Travel estimates include 4-6 weeks consecutive travel, coming home on weekends; you will spend time working at your home center between trips for New Center Development

Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays and extended shifts on a frequent basis Must be willing and able to work early mornings, evening hours, weekends and holidays as needed

Must keep skill set in area specific training and Designated Trainer modules current

As a frequent traveler, you must be willing and able to pay for your travel expenses on the front end and submit for reimbursement weekly

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At Octapharma Plasma we believe in our employees who have the passion and ability to make a difference to the quality of life of their communities. The individual growth and success of each and every employee at Octapharma Plasma is an integral part of our continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Other benefits include:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

401(k) contribution and matching program

Flexible Spending Accounts

Tuition Reimbursement

Team-oriented environment

Recognition programs

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