Employee Profile: Meet Liz
“Not many people dream of working in plasma-derived therapies growing up, but this company has been full of opportunities and brings together an incredibly diverse group of managers and leaders across operations.”
Liz M. is currently an Operational Excellence Manager, a position that supports the company’s network of plasma collection centers. Liz is part of a team that helps operations build a culture of continuous improvement and provides data analysis, initiates problem solving, and provides training over tools that drive efficiencies and streamline processes.
She has been with CSL Plasma for 10 years, and begin as a part-time Donor Service Technician in Manhattan, Kansas.
Her career at CSL Plasma includes increasing levels of responsibilty to Phlebotomist, Senior Phlebotomist, Pheresis Area Group Lead, Management Trainee of Operations, Assistant Center Manager in Waco, Texas, as well as in Hilsboro, Oregon, where she was promoted to Center Manager and had been for seven years before her current role.
CSL Plasma has been a constant throughout Liz’ adult life.
“This job was my first job out of college. I planned to go to nursing school, but opportunities in CSL continued to come,” she says. “I’'ve been afforded the opportunity to move to places that a girl from Kansas only dreamed of and have been able to work with hundreds of incredible people all over the U.S., all because of this company.”
She adds: “Not many people dream of working in plasma-derived therapies growing up, but this company has been full of opportunities and brings together an incredibly diverse group of managers and leaders across operations.”
She also appreciates the sacrifices plasma donors make.
"Plasma donors are the literal lifeblood of our organization,” shares Liz. “I’ve seen dedication of our donors daily when they would be waiting, rain or shine, to come through our doors and selflessly give a piece of themselves to help someone else.”