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Center Manager in Training-Relocation Required

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At BioLife, we’re focused on delivering life-changing plasma therapies to those who need it most. It’s work that takes the best, and we’re constantly looking for exceptional people to join our team.

That’s why we created our Manager Trainee Program. We hire motivated professionals into accelerated leadership development programs and give them support for learning and growth, as well as clear career paths. This is an opportunity to work with a high level of autonomy, flex your talents and build your professional network as you travel to multiple centers to experience different dynamics, varying management styles and unique work environments.

With the incredible growth of 160+ BioLife Plasma Services centers across the U.S., the future looks bright for those who join us. Take a journey that can change your career — and your life.

  • Full-Time
  • Mid-Level
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Success Profile

What makes a successful Manager Trainee at BioLife?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Communicator 10
  • Personable 8
  • Leadership 10
  • Detail-Oriented 9
  • Motivational 10
  • Analytical 9

Culture

  • We live by Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance
  • Every day we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases

Quote

  • What I love about the culture of BioLife is everyone is always there to help you grow and succeed. Everyone is giving you feedback to help you reach your goals.

    Jessica K.

    Manager Trainee - Quality

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  • The importance of plasma therapies is global. It’s not just here in Indiana or North America. It’s the entire world. You never know who you will help.

    Tyrone W.

    Senior Operations Manager Trainee

    See Tyrone's Story >
  • In this program, I’ve been able to network, get to know people across the company, and form solid connections I can tap into any time I need help.

    LaTanya J.

    Manager Trainee - Operations

    See LaTanya's Story >

Benefits

  • Work-Life Balance

    Regular hours and time for life outside of the office.

  • Health Care

    Comprehensive coverage including Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Learn and grow with tuition reimbursement.

  • Paid Time Off

    Get the chance to relax and recharge with paid time off.

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Bond with your newborn with Maternity and Paternity Leave.

  • Life and Disability Insurance

    Take care of your future with Life and Disability Insurance.

Responsibilities

Job ID R0064462

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Job Description

Senior Operations Management Trainee (Senior OMT)


About BioLife Plasma Services

Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Are you a senior leader interested in bringing your expertise to a place where you can feel good about the work you do? Do you want to develop new skills and set yourself up for continued growth? As a Senior Operations Management Trainee at BioLife, you will participate in an advanced leadership development program that will take you to our plasma centers across the country. You’ll travel up to 95% of the time to learn the business while networking with supportive leaders and prepare yourself for accelerated career growth. After completing the program and obtaining a Plasma Center Operations Manager role, you’ll relocate to one of BioLife’s locations.

Our growth is your bright future.

Opportunities to grow as a leader are within your reach. With the incredible growth of 135+ BioLife Plasma Services centers across the U.S., the future looks bright for you. When you work at BioLife, you’ll feel good knowing what you do makes a difference.

A typical day for you may include:

  • Continuous Learning & Development: The expedited training program lasts approximately six months. Upon completion, you’ll have 12 months to obtain a Plasma Center Manager position. During this time, you’ll receive hands-on experience and have mentorship opportunities. Drive your own learning plan that covers all aspects of managing our high-volume blood plasma collection facilities.
  • Team Management: You’ll use your interpersonal and communication skills to cultivate a positive environment and motivate a team of diverse individuals. Provide employee feedback, conduct performance reviews, support team members’ development, participate in staff planning and recruiting, and engage and retain employees.
  • Career Advancement: Work towards obtaining a Plasma Center Operations Manager position by completing the training program, networking, and building relationships across BioLife. As you progress your career at BioLife, you’ll have opportunities to open and operate brand new plasma centers.

  • Supportive Teamwork: You’ll work in our fast-paced, team environment; provide operational support; conduct management training; problem-solve; and communicate with senior management.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: Retain donors by creating a positive donor experience. You may also assist with production.

  • Travel Opportunities: Learn from and network with BioLife team members across the country. You’ll be able to return home every other weekend.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relocation Required upon graduation/completion of Trainee Program.  You will be able to choose which location you would like to apply to.  
  • 3-5 years of experience leading medium to large teams (20+ direct reports)
  • Up to 90-100% travel during the Trainee Program
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the entire work shift
  • Willingness to travel and work at various BioLife locations across the country
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Have a valid driver’s license for the entire duration of the program
  • Ability to lean, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach above shoulders and below knees
  • Ability to lift up to 5 lbs., and occasional lifting of materials up to 32 lbs. and rarely 50 lbs.
  • Fine motor coordination, depth perception, and ability to hear equipment from a distance
  • Due to potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens (risk level 1), 90% of work tasks require prolonged glove wear

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working with SOPs, GDP, GMP, CLIA, and the FDA
  • Experience working in a highly regulated or high-volume retail environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, technical, and leadership skills

We Offer Comprehensive Benefits from Day One

  • Major medical, dental and vision insurance and prescription coverage for eligible employees
  • A minimum of 15 vacation days and 10 company paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement savings with a generous employer contribution and matching program
  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance

About BioLife Plasma Services

Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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Locations

USA - VA - Fredericksburg

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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