OctaPharma Plasma Lab Shipping Technician (New Center) in Akron, Ohio

Requisition Number

18-1752

Post Date

5/17/2018

Title

Lab Shipping Technician (New Center)

City

Akron

State

OH

Position Type

full-time

Description

Want to be a part of something exciting? Help Octapharma Plasma open our next Donor Center! At Octapharma Plasma you can channel your passion for helping others into a medical career that is fast-paced and personally and professionally rewarding.

If you are interested in an exciting career in the biopharmaceutical or medical field you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are just beginning your career or you have experience in the medical field, we have many exciting opportunities for you to consider.

The Lab Shipping Technician is responsible for the prompt and accurate collection, storage and shipping of plasma bottles and samples.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

  • Ability to work day and evening hours, weekends, holidays and extended shifts on a frequent

basis

Octapharma Plasma offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life

insurance, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.