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Blood Product Distribution Technician at American Red Cross

Blood Product Distribution Technician

American Red Cross Cleveland, OH (Onsite) Full-Time
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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?

As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment

Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

Hospital Services Storage and Distribution Technician

Are you seeking an 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 Distribution Technician for the American Red Cross!

Distribution Technicians perform inventory management in a highly regulated environment-from providing customer service to organizations ordering blood product through shipment of finished goods to area hospitals. Successful Distribution Technicians will have a strong attention to detail, a customer-service focus and the ability to treat both internal and external customers with compassion at all times.

This position is eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus.

Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour. There is a shift differential of $1.75 per hour from 3pm-11pm and $2.25 per hour from 11pm-7am. An extra $1.00 per hour for any weekend hours.


The shifts available are below. The typical schedule will include four weekdays and one weekend day.




The Men and Women Behind Our Mission

If you share our passion for helping people, then join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Hospital Services Distribution Technician - Job Responsibilities

* Store and distribute blood products/samples according to applicable FDA, AABB, CLIA, NRC and Red Cross policies and procedures. Meet the quality and quantity production and distribution goals established by the department. Prioritize workload to meet production and customer requirements.

* Operate, maintain and perform quality control checks on equipment. Ensure adequate inventory of required supplies.

* Perform data entry and operate the computer programs associated with component production, labeling, storage, and shipping.

* Maintain accurate, legible and complete manufacturing department records.

* Ensure products/samples are suitable for release for distribution and are managed appropriately.

* Identify and quarantine products/samples that don't meet quality requirements. Perform disposition of unacceptable products/samples.

* Analyze and make decisions based on visual inspection and information provided from other departments to meet time requirements and quality standards.

* Perform good inventory management practices throughout the manufacturing and shipping process.

* Maintain accurate electronic and physical inventory locations for products/samples.

* Participate in training of staff.

* Perform review of manufacturing records.

* May make hospital deliveries.

* Remain flexible to work a variable schedule that includes weekends & holidays, to meet the needs of our hospitals

* Drive for results and serve others with a high level of customer service

* Take care of your team members - show up for every shift and give 100% while you're there

* Contribute to a friendly and fun environment.

* Interact in a positive, proactive, and customer-focused manner with both internal and external customers, demonstrating care and compassion at all times

The aforementioned responsibilities of the Distribution Technician describe the general nature and level of work and are not an exhaustive list.

Distribution Technician - Job Qualifications

* High School diploma or equivalent required along with two-year experience in a regulatory, distribution or manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

* Position may require a valid driver's license

* Experience in a regulatory, laboratory or manufacturing setting is preferred.

* Staff performing irradiation tasks may be subject to enhanced security requirements.

* Physical requirements may include standing, stretching, stooping and bending for extended time periods. The ability to lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 50 pounds. You may work in walk-in refrigerator/freezers for periods of time.

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.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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