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American Red Cross Manager, Manufacturing in Nashville, Tennessee

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? Job Description: Are you seeking a full-time 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 Supervisor, Manufacturing for the American Red Cross! Hours: Full time; 1st shift Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (flexible) rotating holidays/ weekends as needed Training: Full time; 4 - 6 weeks; variable shifts Monday - Friday Pay Rate: $61,830 + based on experience Responsible for management and control of all daily manufacturing operations, including all staff, budgets, environment and work processes. Ensure compliance with federal, state, ARCBS directives and regional policy and procedures and regulations. Assure compliance with safety policies and procedures in the work area and use of applicable protective equipment always to prevent exposure to potentially infectious blood and body fluids. Comply with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Manager, Manufacturing – Job Responsibilities* Responsible for the management of laboratory staff including, but not limited to, hiring, training, coaching, evaluating and disciplining to ensure a well-qualified team and to enhance operational success and compliance. Responsible for management of Manufacturing.* Ensure all functions are performed in accordance with all applicable regulatory policies and/or procedures and in a timely manner to meet customer needs.* Serve as a resource for supervisors for complex technical issues.* Coordinate the implementation of new or revised tests, procedures, and equipment with SOPs, CFR and OSHA regulations.* Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, AABB standards, ARCBS directives and regional policies and procedures.* Ensure laboratory training and annual competency assessments are completed in compliance with established guidelines in the ARC training system. May act as trainer for department specific curricula.* Manage and evaluate workflow and processes to ensure efficient and streamlined manufacturing processes to meet customer demand and required timelines.* Write, organize and maintain technical sections of departmental procedure manual.* Perform supervisory review of documents.* Responsible for the accuracy of computer and physical blood component inventories.* May be responsible for tracking and trending and analysis of laboratory data and the generation of reports.* Participate in documenting, investigating, troubleshooting and preventing recurrence of department problems, concerns, and complaints.* Perform other related duties as necessary. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified. Manager, Manufacturing – Job Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in science, or equivalent related experience; five years' experience including three years management experience.* Related experience includes laboratory experience with MT (ASCP) certifications or equivalent certifications where required. * Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience preferred.* Good communication and computer skills required. * Knowledge of blood products and supplies and the ability to interact with diverse customers is required. * Must meet state and CLIA requirements Competencies. The duties and responsibilities mentioned in the job description are representative of the essential functions of the position. The performance management system incorporates competencies which are identified, discussed and evaluated to meet operational milestones and which are tied to job families and titles. Three types of competencies have been identified; Technical Competencies are job specific skills and methods, Core Competencies are the abilities and behaviors expected of all Biomedical Services employees, Leadership Competencies are specific abilities and behaviors required of those performing formal management roles or other leadership roles (i.e. Project Leaders). Management and staff should contact Human Resources for further details on the appropriate competencies for a specific position. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. 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. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights