BioBridge Global Supervisor, Laboratory Training in San Antonio, Texas

Our organization is unique in that we are a nonprofit community resource that saves lives by working with volunteer donors to provide the highest quality blood & tissue components to patients. By using cutting-edge technology, our team of dedicated professionals has helped save hundreds of thousands of lives for more than 35 years. Over 200,000 components of life-saving blood and tissue from volunteers throughout South Texas are collected and tested each year. We are internationally recognized for the quality of our services and research. Donors are essential because patients are in constant need of blood. blood components, and/or tissue. It's about life! Share our excitement and join our team!

QualTex Laboratories at http://qualtexlabs.org/ , a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is one of the largest independent non-profit testing laboratories in the United States for blood and plasma products. QualTex Laboratories is dedicated to supporting global public safety with the timely delivery of high-quality testing services for patients, donors and regulated biological products.

Job Title: Supervisor, Laboratory Training

Revision: 0002

Job Code: HR03.0701.492

Shift: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

FLSA: Exempt

Location: San Antonio

Dept.: Lab Support HQ

Business Unit: QualTex-SA

General Summary

Responsible for managing critical training and competency processes for QualTex Laboratories. Facilitate organizational excellence throughout all departments. Exhibit leadership and maintain knowledge of regulatory/quality requirements. Maintain knowledge of all current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training plans required for effective training and competency. Maintain excellent communication with all personnel. Manage and Supervise Laboratory Technical Specialists, Training who are assigned to Qualtex Labs and coach mentors and preceptors. Work with other staff involved with Qualtex Learning & Development to develop, write and/or revise core laboratory curriculum.

Commit to and abide by the character of BioBridge Global’s Core Values of Accountability, Stewardship, Pioneer, Integrity, Respect and Excellence (ASPIRE).

Provide world class customer service by capturing and being responsive to the voice of the customer (including donors) through established feedback channels in order to resolve issues and drive satisfaction in accordance with the BBG customer engagement, feedback, and complaint processes.

Must have a valid driver's license and be at least 21 years old with a good driving record to meet organization driving standards.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Tasks

Manage, and oversee designated activities for QualTex Laboratories.

  • Manage training objectives, curriculum, strategies, policies, and programs.

  • Perform employee training.

  • Evaluate and monitor training programs for effectiveness, regulatory compliance, and timeliness of completion.

  • Collaborate with operational and QA staff to identify key metrics that when addressed during training will improve quality and efficiency.

Maintain strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), regulatory requirements and all company policies.

Competently perform all assigned departmental duties.

Perform routine data entry, analysis, and prepare reports that measure and monitor training program effectiveness.

Monitor staff performance and assign workflow schedules.

Train and/or mentor new employees.

Manage, initiate, and lead team-oriented work projects for the implementation of training programs, validations, process improvements, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that align with strategic goals.

Display positive leadership skills and champion management directives with department employees by

committing to and embracing the mission, vision, and core values of QualTex Laboratories:

  • Be dedicated to the highest standards of quality and adhere to all safety, regulatory, and quality requirements.

  • Foster an atmosphere of open, honest communication and knowledge sharing among workers in business units throughout the organization. Demonstrate respect for co-workers and management.

  • Consistently improve performance outcomes in customer satisfaction, worker engagement (motivation and satisfaction), operational excellence, innovation, and financial performance.

  • Maintain a positive work attitude and participate in self-improvement as an effective leader.

  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times while representing QualTex Laboratories.

Participate in continuing education and attend meetings asrequired.

Assist with preparing and monitoring of the department budget.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Tasks

Assist in other laboratory areas as directed.

Education

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work relative to the field of assignment. Required major in Science or Education.

Licenses and/or Certifications

Valid United States Driver’s License

US Passport preferred

Experience

Requires three or more years of working in a laboratory or in biomedical manufacturing experience.

Requires one or more years of training or curriculum development experience.

Prefer electronic curriculum development experience.

Prefer adult or corporate training experience.

Knowledge

Must maintain knowledge of and perform according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies. Must maintain familiarity of regulatory/quality compliance, to include FDA, EU, ISO, GHM, cGMP, OSHA, etc. Must recognize, resolve, and facilitate resolution of Quality Events encountered in all phases of work.

Must acquire a working knowledge of quality and laboratory systems.

Skills

Must be capable of developing adult learning curriculum and training employees.

Must demonstrate positive leadership skills.

Must be capable of performing, evaluating, and reporting on educational programs.

Must be capable of operating motor vehicles in all types of weather conditions.

Must have strong computer skills.

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Abilities

Must be able to keep information confidential.

Must be able to work with interruptions, meet deadlines, and perform accurate work and/or reports.

Must be neat in appearance and well groomed.

Must be professional, detail oriented, self-motivated, innovative, creative, assertive, organized, communicative, and have the ability to work independently.

Must work well independently and as a team member as well as facilitate organizational team activities.

Working Environment

Works in a well-lighted air conditioned and heated laboratory/department. May be exposed to electrical, mechanical and chemical hazards and other conditions common to a laboratory environment. May be exposed to blood borne pathogens and other conditions common to a clinical laboratory environment. May have bodily exposure to refrigerator/freezer temperature, especially hands and face. Will work extended hours during peak periods. May be required to work any time of the day, evening or night during the week or weekend, to include being on-call. May be required to participate in national and/or international travel. May be required to use personal motor vehicle on company business.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to drive on behalf of the organization.

Will sit, stand, walk, and bend during working hours.

Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

Required to carry up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs.

Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing corrected to a normal range.

We invest in our people by offering competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work with the first blood center in America to receive the ISO 9002 accreditation!

All Full Time Positions Qualify for an Affordable and Competitive Benefits Package to include:

• Competitive salary

• 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance

• Variable Compensation Plan

• 100% Employer Paid Long-term Disability Plan

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• 100% Employer Paid AD&D

• Extended Illness Benefits (EIB)

• 100% Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program

• Shift Differentials

• Group Health Medical Plan w/prescription coverage

• Paid Holidays

• Variety of Voluntary Supplemental Insurances

• Leaves of Absence

• Voluntary Dental Coverage

• Educational Assistance Program

• Voluntary Vision

• Professional Development Plan (PDP)

• 100% Employer Paid Pension Plan

QualTex Laboratories, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic data, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristics. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . QualTex Laboratories maintains a Tobacco & Drug-Free Workplace.