Immucor, Inc. RBC Processing Technician in Norcross, Georgia

Overview:

We are currently seeking a Red Cell Processing Technician to join our Red Cell Processing team. In this role you will process red blood cells, formulate red blood cell products into a diluted (bulk) state, and perform in-process testing in an aseptic production environment. Shift is Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 10:30pm

Founded in 1982 and based in Norcross, GA, Immucor is a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics 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 a patient in need of a transfusion or transplant. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or an 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.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time .

Red Cell Processing Technician – Lab Technician – Medical

Responsibilities:

As a Red Cell Processing Technician, you will perform your production tasks in a clean-room environment. In addition, it will be your responsibility to ensure that your work is consistently in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices.

Your specific duties as a Red Cell Processing Technician will include:

  • Performing blood processing operations according to corporate policies, operating procedures, specifications, and verbal work instructions

  • Ensuring that blood products are transported, processed and stored in a manner that prevents contamination

  • Following appropriate control measures to prevent mixing of dissimilar production components in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Performing in-process testing and visual inspections of product for defects

  • Creating legible written processing records that initiate product Batch Records and comply with all procedures and Good Documentation Practices

  • Following applicable laboratory & OSHA regulations with respect to hazards and blood-borne pathogens

  • Maintaining a neat, clean and orderly work environment

  • Independently performing equipment setup, operation, re-supply, documentation, cleaning, minor adjustments and minor maintenance tasks to meet standards for safety, quality, reliability, and efficiency

  • Applying FDA regulations and ISO standards to department operations and understanding consequences of non-conformance

  • Moving, storing and inventorying production supplies and materials according to department specifications

  • Completing all training and qualification requirements and actively participates in ongoing training as well as in the training of new employees

  • Assisting and communicating with co-workers to ensure that all safety, quality and efficiency objectives are achieved

  • Demonstrating supportive behaviors towards co-workers and cooperating as a member of the team

  • Demonstrating behaviors supportive of personal and professional growth of self and co-workers

  • Being available for temporary assignment to other areas, either for skills development or to support company needs

Red Cell Processing Technician – Lab Technician – Medical

Qualifications:

As a Red Cell Processing Technician, you must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic. You must also be very detail-oriented and organized, with excellent time-management and multitasking skills. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. Prior experience working in an aseptic environment is preferred.

Specific qualifications for the Red Cell Processing Technician position include:

  • Associates Degree in Life Science required; Medical Technology Degree preferred.

  • 1 - 3 years of current experience in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine preferred or related industry.

  • Shift is Monday - Friday 2:00pm - 10:30pm

  • MUST be able to accommodate production requirements that may require 50+ hour workweeks, including extended day hours and weekends.

  • Experience working in an aseptic environment preferred.

  • Ability to complete courses and/or assessments related to aseptic technique and gowning and to then work while aseptically gowned in a clean room environment and maintaining personnel environmental monitoring results within specifications

  • Ability to work irregular hours and days as necessary in order to meet production schedules

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

Red Cell Processing Technician – Lab Technician – Medical

IMMUCOR, INC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER; MINORITIES/FEMALES/DISABLED/VETS; DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

RESUMES SUBMITTED TO IMMUCOR FROM THIRD PARTY RECRUITMENT FIRMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Job ID 2017-1559

Job Locations US-GA-Norcross

Category Manufacturing