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Senior Operations Manager Trainee (Placing Nationwide/Relocation Required)

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Senior Operations Manager Trainee (Placing Nationwide/Relocation Required)

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Job ID SR0055408 Date posted 10/16/2020 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts

* Growing Industry * Operations Manager Readiness Program * Competitive Pay & Benefits Serve a Greater Purpose * We Prepare You to Succeed * Professional & Friendly Culture *

Senior Operations Management Trainee (Sr. OMT)


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 125+ 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:

  • 5 years of experience leading medium to large teams (20+ direct reports)
  • Up to 90-100% travel
  • 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 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.


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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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