Laboratory Technician, Production Area

The Community Blood Center is hiring a Production, Distribution & QC Technician to join our Laboratory team!

The Production, Distribution and QC Technician is responsible for the performance of a variety of laboratory procedures involved in component preparation, labeling, storage, distribution, and component quality control. Also responsible for performing selected laboratory testing processes as needed.

Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday – Thursday 8:30pm – 7:00am


  • Prepares high quality components, filters, stores, labels, ships, and irradiates blood components as applicable.
  • Performs required equipment maintenance and QC on a timely basis.
  • Prepares recovered components for shipments.
  • May be responsible for delivery of blood to local customers on an as needed emergency backup basis.
  • Monitors and evaluates temperature recording devices.
  • Checks computer data entry, work-lists, and component inventories for accuracy and completeness.
  • Performs selected laboratory testing as required.
  • Responsible for performance of product quality control and assists with evaluating products found to fail quality control.
  • Responsible for the performance of bacterial inoculation or pathogen reduction of apheresis platelets as required by applicable regulations and SOPs.
  • Ability to perform rWBC counts for QC as eligible per CLIA requirements for high complexity testing.
  • Adequately performs proficiency survey samples and competency assessments.
  • Maintains a neat and clean work area, and presents a neat and clean appearance, dressing professionally.
  • Appropriately separates and packages biohazard waste.
  • Accountable for the economical use of materials and the proper use of equipment while performing duties and responsibilities.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures as outlined in the CBC Employee Handbook, CBC SOPs or directives.
  • Maintains current level of job-related skills by attending staff meetings, inservices and training sessions, and reading publications.


  • Associate Degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology program preferred.
  • Must meet the CLIA requirements to perform moderate to high complexity testing.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to follow and perform procedures with accuracy and attentive to detail.
  • Skilled in accurate documentation with emphasis on detail.
  • High level of assessment skills.
  • Must have good telephone and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work with moderate to fluctuating loud noise levels.
  • Requires high degree of acute vision, standing, walking, moderate amounts of lifting, carrying and bending.
  • Exposed to potentially infectious agents, electrical equipment, and needles.
  • Employee may occasionally be required to lift objects or materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

Submit your application to be considered for this position:

The Community Blood Center

4406 W. Spencer St.

Appleton, WI 54914

The Community Blood Center is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer