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Facilities Technician- Night shift

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Date: Apr 21, 2022

Location: Cartago, CR

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28799  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates are proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential.



Works under general supervision operating and maintaining building systems including HVAC, electrical, and plumbing. This role supports the Electrician, Plumber/Pipefitter and HVAC Specialist conducting preventive and corrective maintenance of building systems.



  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on equipment within areas of responsibility with a high degree of quality and reliability.
  • Systems include HVAC, boilers, fire suppression, chillers, plumbing, water treatment, generators, etc.
  • Complete preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance on building systems.
  • Responsible for proper documention of workorders related to equipment.
  • Completes the work  with a high level of quality.
  • Continues to learn maintenance practices under the leadership of more experienced  technicians and goes to them for help when needed.    
  • Applies aptitude for mechanical repairs and consults with other technicians and engineers on any technical problem beyond ability. 
  • Implements corrective actions to eliminate recurrent problems under direction of the building systems engineer.
  • Performs documentation and recordkeeping  to meet regulatory requirements (e.g. FDA).
  • Understand lock out/tag out (LOTO) procedures  including general concepts (stored energy, cause and effect, etc) related to electrical and mechanical energy.
  • Responds and executes work with a sense of urgency and utilizes support systems to minimize downtime.
  • Comply with all safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Performs all tasks in accordance with company and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Ability to work holidays and weekends.



  • May handle, collect, label and transfer hazardous waste following established procedures and guidelines.
  • May be required to work on other shifts and or willing to be “on call” as needed.
  • Must successfully complete training on biohazards.
  • Required to possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Retrieve parts and supplies from distributors off campus.
  • Clean and organize (5S) maintenance areas.
  • Stocks material in tool cribs.
  • Escorts contractors/vendors for on campus activites.





High school diploma or GED.



Minimum 2 years experience.



  • Ability and desire to continue learning and increase competency in equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledgeand understanding of basic metric and standard measurements.
  • Aptitude for understanding mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems. 
  • Familiarity with hand tools, basic instrumentation, and test equipment.
  • Display knowledge of how to identify hazards, ability to understand MSDS in relation to chemicals being used.
  • Knowledge and use of revelant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.




General Labor Environment requirements include: use of personal protective equipment, reading, speaking, hearing, walking, bending, standing, stretching/reaching, hand/finger dexterity, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds, or transporting up to 500 pounds via carts or mechanized equipment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate, to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation

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