Manager, Product Management, Hoxworth Blood Center

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a full-time Manager, Product Management.  The Manager, Product Management will manage the daily operations of product management services to ensure uninterrupted services, provide constant and direct regulatory oversight and operational continuity over Product Management and blood component distribution.    This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities. 

Essential Functions

  • Provide leadership to the department with emphasis on blood and blood component inventory control, management, and distribution to over 24 associated labs and regional transfusion services.
  • Manage the daily departmental activities to assure uninterrupted delivery of laboratory services.
  • Manage all aspects of logistical inventory control, reconciliation, management, and distribution.
  • Manage all aspects of blood and blood component ordering, order receipt, order fulfillment, fill rates, distribution, and turnaround times based on federal, state, and local government laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Maintain departmental software, equipment, supplies, and materials used in the inventory management and distribution of blood and blood components.
  • Perform appropriate qualification of newly purchased, revised, and/or repaired instruments, equipment, and software prior to use in inventory control, management and distribution.
  • Assist with departmental processes, procedures, quality control, equipment calibrations and maintenance, and daily technical reviews to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Ensure staff training and competency at defined intervals of employment or changes to policies/procedures.
  • Assist with contracts and bids, department budget expenses and revenues, software licenses, and standing resource orders.
  • Support and assist the Medical Services department with training and education.
  • Support Hoxworth Blood Center’s safety, cGMP and Quality Plan.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description may be changed at any time.

Required Education

Degree in Biological Science or related field.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience in the health care industry or related logical shipping industry.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • One (1) year of direct supervisory experience managing employees, teams, or assets is ideal.
  • MT/MLS (ASCP) certification or equivalent laboratory certification.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Crawling - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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REQ: 94437 


Manager, Product Management, Hoxworth Blood Center

Date:  Feb 1, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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