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Manager, Trainee- Quality (Travel Program, 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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 R0071271

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Job Description

Manager Trainee — Quality


Here is your opportunity to build a career in healthcare while fast-tracking your path to growth. As a Manager Trainee – Quality with BioLife Plasma Services, a subsidiary of global leader Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, you will learn and work in a structured management training program. You’ll build leadership skills that set you up for future growth, while receiving step-by-step training on how to rigorously monitor quality at our plasma centers. Upon completion of the program, you’ll advance into the role of QualityManager Representative at one of our 175+ and counting U.S. locations. Each year, we’re opening dozens of new plasma centers, which means there will be doors opening to new career opportunities for years to come.

Your work will help produce medicines for patients with rare diseases.

The high-quality plasma our donors provide is used to create lifesaving and life-sustaining therapies for people with rare and chronic complex diseases. Your attention to detail, the ability to apply the quality-related skills you’ll learn, and your collaboration with BioLife teammates will ensure your success in this program now and into the future. 

A typical day for you may include:

  • Career Growth & Development: Your development program lasts approximately 12 months. Upon completion, you’ll have an additional six months to advance into a QualityManagement Representative position. You’ll receive training and 1-to-1 support and engage in mentorships.

  • Learn QualityLeadership: During the program, you’ll learn the business and industry, and build your skills by contributing to regulatory compliance, donor suitability, product release, inspection readiness, employee training, continuous improvement, and people development.

  • Contribute to Creating Life-Changing Medicines: Maintaining our exceptional quality and service standards is key to creating life-changing medicines. You’ll develop the skills to meet production and cost goals while ensuring compliance with regulations and BioLife SOPs.

  • Travel Opportunities: Through our comprehensive company-paid travel package, you’ll visit BioLife locations across the country. You will build your network while learning from BioLife team members at different centers, and be able to return home every other weekend.

  • Supportive Teamwork: Foster an inclusive team environment with a group of diverse individuals. Collaborate and communicate with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: Create a positive donor experience and maintain donor satisfaction. Assist with production as needed.

  • Relocation: After completing the program and being promoted into a management position, BioLife will help you to relocate to one of our 175+ locations around the U.S.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent amount of leadership experience (approximately 1 year)
  • Live near a BioLife Plasma Services center or be willing to travel more extensively
  • Willingness to relocate to one of the 175+ BioLife center locations upon program completion
  • Up to 85% travel
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the entire work shift
  • 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 frequently lift up to 32 lbs. and occasionally 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:

  • Experience working with SOPs, GDP, GMP, CLIA, and the FDA
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment

You Receive Comprehensive Benefits From Your First Day

  • 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 up to $10,000
  • 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.

The starting rate for this position is $51,000-57,000. Employee may be eligible for Short Term and/or Long Term incentive benefits. Employees may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental. Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Company Holidays, Personal & Vacation Days, Student Loan Repayment Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off

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


Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

California - Virtual

USA - CA - Los Angeles

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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