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Lab Component Technician

Tom Ford International

Tom Ford International

Fresno, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

The Central California Blood Center is looking for individuals that are committed to it’s mission, eager to learn, committed to giving 100% effort, and being a great team player. We strive to demonstrate our CARE values. CARE stands for Communication, Accountability, Responsibility and Engagement. If this is the environment you feel matches your personality characteristics then we would like you to be on our TEAM!

When the work you do can be directly linked to making a life-saving impact on our community. The Central California Blood Center (CCBC) is the leading source of blood products for the Valley’s providers. Serving a population base of over 1.5 million people, CCBC must collect vast amounts of units on a monthly basis.

FLSA Status: Full-time

Days/Hours: Day and hours variable (must be available for Saturday/Sunday and holiday shifts as needed)

Rate of Pay: $17/hour

Reports to: Laboratory Component Supervisor

Location: Fresno, CA

Job Summary

The Laboratory Component Technician prepares components from whole blood collections.

Essential Job Duties

  • Component preparation, including quality control and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Boxing of plasma and other products for manufacturing.
  • Perform and document Preventive Maintenance on all equipment used for component preparation.
  • Troubleshooting of problems associated with component preparation or instrumentation.
  • Perform special procedures such as washing of units, freezing, and deglycerolization.
  • Contribute to review and update of the following:
  • Component SOP’s
  • Training forms and records
  • Component worksheets and forms
  • Need for schedule flexibility including day, night, and weekend shifts.
  • May overtime when required.
  • Management, at its discretion, may assign additional duties. This list is not all inclusive.
  • Attendance and punctuality are considered essential duties of this position.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.

Preferred Qualifications And Skills

  • Must show proof of COVID vaccination (booster not required)
  • Manufacturing experience.
  • Experience working in laboratory or healthcare industry.
  • Basic medical terminology a plus.

Physical Activity

  • Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

The Central California Blood Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, hair style, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state of California Civil Rights Law, it is the policy of Central California Blood Center to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Resources Department at myhr@donateblood.org.