Plasma Processing Technician
Company: CSL Plasma
Location: East Providence
Posted on: September 15, 2021
With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 27,000 employees worldwide,
CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving
therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune
deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are
also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn
CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring
is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused
on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often
rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma , one of the
world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create
CSL's therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine
company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic
preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control
of influenza globally.
We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities
available around the globe and consider building your promising
future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!
Job Description Summary
Responsible for the accurate and timely sampling, testing, shipping
and storage of plasma collected from donors.
1 In compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs),
responsible for collecting plasma samples and moving plasma units
to freezer to ensure product quality.
2 Ensures plasma units are properly stored according to SOPs, which
could include unsuitable plasma units and samples.
3 Ensures accuracy of unit labeling by verifying the pre-printed
label matches the dynamic label.
4 Utilizes sterile technique to draw samples and uses heat sealer
to assure the sterility and quality of plasma unit samples per
5 May ensure samples and units are packed and shipped in accordance
with SOPs and center procedures. Prepares shipping and unit
6 Monitors freezer and refrigerator temperatures and immediately
informs appropriate personnel if equipment is not functioning
properly. Records variances.
7 Conducts daily calibration of equipment according to SOPs.
8 Ensures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic
donor information management system as outlined in the SOPs.
9 Understands the policies and procedures associated with hyper
immune programs at the center if applicable.
10 Maintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures
sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed.
Follows all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures.
Promotes safety in all actions.
11 Maintains confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center
12 May be cross-trained in other areas to meet the needs of the
13 Bilingual skills may be required, at the discretion of the
organization, to meet the needs of the business.
14 Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Minimum of three (3) months experience in laboratory or warehouse
environment preferred or equivalent combination of education and
• Must be able to perform basic math calculations
(physical & mental requirements)
• Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written
• Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and
• Must be able to see and speak with customers and observe
• Occasionally perform tasks while standing and walking up to 100%
• Reach, bend, kneel and have high level of manual dexterity
• Occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
• Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions
• Frequently exposed to hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures
and to blood borne pathogens
• Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment while performing
specific tasks or in certain areas
• Required to work overtime and extended hours to support center
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or
other legally protected classifications.
CSL offers the following benefits for this part-time position: Paid
sick leave; and the option to participate in CSL's 401(k) Savings
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