Center Manager in Training-Relocation Required

Center Manager in Training-Relocation Required

Los Angeles, California

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Center Manager in Training-Relocation Required

Job ID R0102758 Date posted Jul. 31, 2023 Location Los Angeles, California

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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
  • 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

PAY TRANSPARENCY:

The starting rate for this position is $77000 annually. Employee may be eligible for Short Term and/or Long Term incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental. Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Company Holidays, Personal & Vacation Days, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education and experience.

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.


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USA - CA - Los Angeles

Worker Type

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Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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Business Area Overview

As a trusted global leader and industry partner who is reimagining plasma and exploring its untapped potential, Takeda’s Plasma-Derived Therapies (PDT) Business Unit is dedicated to transforming the lives of patients worldwide who rely on these lifesaving and life-sustaining therapies.

With an 80-year legacy of developing treatments for rare and complex chronic diseases, we thrive on innovation, offering a broad, differentiated portfolio of more than 20 plasma medicines with integrated care solutions to patients in more than 80 countries.

Powered by ~ 17,000 Takeda employees, our ~200 high-quality BioLife donation centers, a dedicated R&D team, and eight world-class plasma manufacturing facilities, we are unleashing data, digital and technology to transform our end-to-end operations and set new industry standards.

This enables us to innovatively and sustainably meet the growing and changing needs of patients, our people, and our planet, today and in the future.

Success Profile

What makes a successful team member within PDT at Takeda?

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  • Collaborator
  • Systematic
  • Agile
  • Innovative
  • Tenacious

At the iHUB, we focus on disruptive innovation within our PDT Donor to patient ecosystem that not only focuses on the patients of today, but creates the pathway to meet the patients of tomorrow.

Nat Arlander Head of the Plasma Innovation Hub in PDT

Our dedicated and specialized PDT R&D organization is uniquely positioned to support the entire patient experience. By challenging decades of established thinking and driving patient-centric innovations, we have the opportunity to have a tremendous impact on those who rely on plasma-derived therapies today and those who can benefit from them in the future.

Kristina Allikmets Head of PDT, R&D

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  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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