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Lab Technician

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Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Cartago, CR

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28459  


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.



Under low supervision, performs timely and accurate work on a range of standard testing, experiments, setup of raw materials, clean up of equipment, and other tasks related to the scientific or engineering fields in compliance with the Company and external regulatory guidelines, policies, and procedures.




  • Performs a range of standardized/routine and somewhat special testing procedures of environmental monitoring and product testing using standard tools.
  • Review sterilization documentation and completes the sterilization certificate.
  • Identifies standard trends or problems and helps to investigate and resolve them.
  • Performs standard equipment tests/inspections. Assists engineers, designers, or scientists in the simple design and building of tests protocols, test fixtures, prototypes, etc. commensurate with experience level.
  • Provides work direction, trains, and serves as a lead, coach, and mentor to less experienced technicians.
  • Handles expense material requisitions up to a level determined by the department.
  • Prepares and implements protocols and procedures involving known infectious or potentially infectious agents.
  • Maintains, accurately follows, and records protocols/procedures, laboratory quality records/documentation, and test logs.
  • Operates standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pH meter, and pipettes).
  • Attend meetings and capture important information or tasks related to Microbiology, good manufacturing practices and sterility.





Two-year technical degree or an equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions in the following lab sciences areas: microbiology, chemistry, math.



Minimum 3 years of experience.



  • Demonstrated ability to work with general direction.
  • Ability to perform instrumental and classical methods of microbiology analysis.
  • Knowledge of laboratory supplies, equipment maintenance, and calibration.
  • Organizes and manages culture media, glassware and utensils for microbiology section.
  • Strong working knowledge of technical principles in assigned areas, and also statistical operations and analysis.
  • Aptitude to understand and apply guidelines.
  • Ability to follow regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.


  • 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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