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Manufacturing Software Specialist
SCOTTSDALE AZ 85258
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Manufacturing Software Specialist
## Description
**PRIMARY PURPOSE:**
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for being the expert and primary resource for assigned software manufacturing applications. This position provides project management for the evaluation, development and implementation of manufacturing software updates, software implementation activities and software change control processes.
**DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
* Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
* Assures quality customer service to all customers.
* Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.
* Provides input to management for strategic planning in order to meet changes in technology and services.
* Manages projects across multiple operating units. This includes initial evaluation, cost benefit analysis/financial impact, resources management, implementation and outcome review for short and long-term software projects.
* Develops programs for center activities in the areas of software implementations, validations, training, computer support and technical expertise. As directed, monitors on-site evaluations and testing.
* Provides technical support for by visiting centers to analyze practices and utilization of software applications. Acts as a technical software resource and liaison for BSI Functional Councils, Central Office and vendors.
* Researches, recommends and evaluates new software applications and configurations for BSI and vendors.
* Ensures quality systems comply with Good Manufacturing Practices, regulatory, industry, and BSI standards. Assists in the development, review and approval of responses to internal and external citations that impacts manufacturing software applications.
* Responsible for managing the software development lifecycle for manufacturing supported software applications to include software change requests, testing, and defect review and resolution.
* Knowledgeable of software testing tools and test automation to allow for streamlined development of tests, test plans and test execution.
* Primary point of contact for developing requirements for internal and external software applications facilitating review with field and central office leadership. Configures production software parameters.
* Evaluates changes and provides troubleshooting for vendor software. Determines requirements, creates and executes appropriate test plans.
* Remains abreast of changes and developments provided in vendor software. Evaluates changes and provides troubleshooting documentation. Establishes and maintains a network of professional relationships both inside and outside the corporation.
* Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
## Qualifications
**REQUIREMENTS:**
**Knowledge/Education**
* Bachelor's degree in related area _required_.
* Advanced degree _preferred_.
* Current understanding of federal and AABB standards governing blood industry manufacturing activities _preferred_.
* Knowledge of biomedical computer system regulatory requirements, experience with hospital customers and supporting software applications, and knowledge of project management and software implementations _preferred._
**Licenses/ Certifications**
Quality Center and automated testing application certification _preferred_.
**Experience**
Five years related experience _required_.
**Skills/Abilities**
* Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
* Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent planning, organizational and problem-solving skills.
* Efficient consulting skills with the ability to effectively assist personnel in executing job tasks.
* Ability to plan and organize a diversified and heavy workload.
* Ability to make sound decisions and work well under pressure.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to interact with all levels of management.
* Strong customer service skills.
* Proficient computer skills (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet applications).
Blood Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
**EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans**
Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to accommodation@bloodsystems.org or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.
Please see the below information about applicant rights and our commitment to compliance:
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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.
*Organization:* BSI Business Group
*Primary Location:* United States of America-Arizona-Scottsdale
*Work Locations:* 9000 AZ Work At Home CO Maricopa (54194) Blood Systems 6210 E Oak Street Scottsdale, 85257 0101 AZ Phoenix Cotton Center CO (64089) Blood Systems Inc. 4405 East Cotton Center Blvd Phoenix, 85040-8859
*Shift:* Day Job
*Travel:* Yes, 10 % of the Time
*Job Posting Close Date:* May 18, 2018
*Job Function:* Technical Support Services
*Req ID:* 18684
*Employee Status:* Full-time, Regular

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