Job Description

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Location:
Mobile Operations Center

Position Title:
QC Tech I-- Warehouse

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
TBD

Shift:
TBD

Driving Position:
Yes

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Location: 9990 Fannin Street in Houston Texas 77045

TITLE/CODE:                          Quality Control (QC) Tech I

DEPARTMENT:                       Collections

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Reporting to the Mobile Services Coordinator and Team Leads, position is responsible for monitoring the inventory and arranging for or performing maintenance of equipment used on mobile blood drives. Involves frequent contact with other employees within the Mobile and Neighborhood Donor Center section, and with flexible and/or shift hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Evaluate schedule for quality control of equipment, prioritize order to perform evaluations, and communicate schedule to Facility and Mobile management. Determine equipment inventory timeline and develop and maintain inventory database.
  • Perform regular inventory of equipment in Donor Collections and analyze results.  Recommend changes to inventory levels and communicate recommendations to Donor Collections management.
  • Perform regular quality control (QC) and maintenance all equipment related to Donor Collection and various laboratory equipment.  Communicate results of testing and maintenance and status of equipment after QC evaluation completed. Prioritize quality control functions, reconcile of quality control tasks, and communicate results of quality control to Donor Collections management.
  • Evaluate condition of equipment and determine if equipment should be repaired or replaced, and who should repair it. Arrange and expedite repairs of equipment assigned to outside vendors. Order parts from outside vendors. Expedite repair of equipment that can be fixed in-house. Ensure all repairs accommodate prior needs of mobile collection schedule.
  • Report status of repairs, equipment status and outcomes of repairs to supervisor.  Inform supervisor of problems with missing or broken equipment.
  • Act as back up for Equipment Monitors. Act as the liaison between Building & Fleet and Donor Collections for mobile equipment issues.
  • Assist in research and evaluation of new equipment and the installation of new equipment.  Recommend plan for installing or deploying new equipment.
  • Coordinate change control process between Mobile Services and other areas of the change control group.
  • Maintain neat and clean work area at all times. 
  • Protect Blood Center property at all times from damages or lost while in our possession.  Decides potential risk/hazard associated with equipment and property.
  • Comply with all existing Blood Center policies and procedures including operating vehicles according to the VLCC.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Safety

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Attendance

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time: must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Weekend and Holidays

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Off-Site Work

Must be regularly able to work at off-site locations and to transport self to same.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school Diploma or GED and minimum one year previous job related experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Prior experience in a production or inventory control environment preferred but not required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas Driver's License (TDL) plus acceptable driving record

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, independently.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer Literate:  Microsoft Office

Good interpersonal and customer service skills

Good mechanical aptitude

POSITION DRIVING STATUS

Routine Driver

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb and/or balance, and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

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