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Biolife Plasma Services Reviews

Updated June 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and compensation for your time (in 29 reviews)

  • You get a lot of interaction with many people, and the pay is good when you are starting out of school (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Bad work/life balance can be difficult (in 22 reviews)

  • Very short breaks and long hours (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very nice company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Current Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Mount Pleasant, MI
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Biolife Plasma Services part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, management cares, excellent opportunity for advancement, great benefits and pay is competitive. Management is organized and care about employees.

    Cons

    In order to move to upper management relocation is probably necessary.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Cheyenne, WY
    Current Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Cheyenne, WY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to promote

    Cons

    Constantly in training for every part of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent

  3. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Donor Processor in Clarksburg, WV
    Former Employee - Donor Processor in Clarksburg, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, excellent management, good work hours, excellent training

    Cons

    There really was nothing bad

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  4. "Rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fond du Lac, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fond du Lac, WI
    Recommends

    I worked at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Culture of continuous improvement
    -Involve all employee levels in decision making
    -Understand the importance of integrity when making decisions
    -Actually making a difference in the lives of others who need our product

    Cons

    -Extremely difficult to manage a work/life balance, specifically when the job expectations require quality at a high rate of production

    Advice to Management

    -Improve on reward and recognition..


  5. "Great entry level place for career development"

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    Former Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits at entry level. Nice tuition reimbursement program.

    Cons

    FMLA program needs to be better defined. Too many employees abuse the program causing shortages in staff.

    Advice to Management

    FMLA program needs to be better defined and managed. Too many employees abuse the program causing shortages in staff undue stress on remaining staff.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Career Company"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, career development, career advancement opportunities, great benefits that start on your first day including paid vacation, and insurance.

    Cons

    Open on Saturdays with hours changing considerably.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to work on internal development within the centers.


  7. "Started out on the fast track to management."

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    Former Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Fayetteville, AR
    Former Employee - Plasma Center Technician in Fayetteville, AR
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay, good atmosphere, and the ability to learn several skills quickly.

    Cons

    Very fast-paced and hot. No room for breaks or slowing down during your shift.

  8. "its ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    i guess it an okay place to work

    Cons

    management sucks they should be fire


  9. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Center Supervisor in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Center Supervisor in Fort Wayne, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Biolife Plasma Services full-time

    Pros

    Helping people every day, saving lives. Awesome benefits, health insurance, dental, eye insurance, vacation sick and holiday pay all from first day of employment. Great starting salary and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Fast paced and can be stressful, so you need to be able to work under these conditions.


  10. "Senior Plasma Center Technician"

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    Current Employee - Senior Plasma Center Technician in Ankeny, IA
    Current Employee - Senior Plasma Center Technician in Ankeny, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Biolife Plasma Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work with great people. Lots of PTO. Managment is very respectful. Clean environment. Great work culture. Help save lives. Lots of opportunities for advancement. List goes on...

    Cons

    Inconvenient work schedule (either work very early or very late shifts). Employees tend to have cliques. Competitive environment for promotions. On your feet your entier shift. Short lunch break.

    Advice to Management

    Work on stopping employee gossip and employee retaliation. Hourly pay should be slightly increased.


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