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Automated Equip Maintenance Technician

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  26003  
Annualized Pay Range:  $54,902 to $68,627 
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%

 

At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates 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.

 

Exciting opportunity to be part of an engineering team responsible for supporting and improving new state-of-art automated equipment for the manufacture of medical devices.  Candidate should have the ability to work independently to maintain and improve complex, high-speed automated manufacturing equipment.   Maintenance activities include: equipment performance improvement, corrective maintenance, and preventative maintenance.  Function to provide front line troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic; hydraulic and electrical systems.  Follow assigned work orders and document work and parts usage in CMMS.  Work closely with shift engineer, engineering technicians and operations to drive continued improvement of system operation by identifying and resolving process issues

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Spend majority of shift in clean room environment monitoring automated process and improving OEE where possible. 
  • Use Blue Mountain CMMS to ensure work orders for maintenance are documented and completed on-time.
  • Completes maintenance activities such as: advanced troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, controls, camera and electrical systems; equipment performance improvement projects; process validation activities; corrective maintenance tasks; and preventative maintenance tasks. 
  • Contributes to process optimization through equipment design improvements, improvements to operating and maintenance procedures, and maintenance activities.
  • Independently troubleshoots complex equipment with a high degree of quality and reliability.
  • Implements permanent corrective actions to eliminate recurrent problems.
  • Continues to develop skills and knowledge on equipment and RF welding utilizing: self study; CiNet/OWL; and knowledgeable team members.
  • Mentoring of less experienced mechanics to help build their skills.
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge of the manufacturing technologies, processes and equipment to provide support for all processes and equipment in all areas. 
  • Develops a good understanding of the theory, process, and equipment for RF welding and cam driven machines.
  • Responds and executes work with a sense of urgency and utilizes support systems to minimize downtime.
  • Performs all tasks in accordance with company and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May be required to work rotating work schedules or on call as necessary.
  • May lead special projects.
  • May handle, collect, label and transfer hazardous waste following established procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to successfully complete training on biohazards.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

High school diploma or GED

2-year associates degree preferred

 

 

Experience

  • Minimum 5-10 years experience with High School diploma or GED, 0-2 years experience with associates degree or equivalent professional technical training
  • Experience performing corrective and preventative maintenance on automated machines is highly desired

 

Skills

  • Works effectively and professionally with operations, team members, and engineers.
  • Tasks are completed in a timely fashion and correct the first time.
  • Workmanship meets or exceeds medical manufacturing industry documented and/or generally accepted standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated understanding and compliance with all safety requirements.
  • Highly proficient with tools, instrumentation, and test equipment.
  • Proficient with metric and English measurement systems.
  • Advanced understanding of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, controls, and electrical systems.
  • Highly proficient in electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, controls, and hydraulic maintenance techniques.
  • Advanced electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and controls troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and understand complex mechanical, electrical drawings, flowcharts, and/or other drawings of a technical nature.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand new and “first time worked on” mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, controls and electrical systems.
  • Proficient with, and effective use of, relevant PC software applications.
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to troubleshoot networks on automated systems is a plus.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and in accordance with priorities.
  • Demonstrated fluency with database and information systems as required by the department.

 

-Or-

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

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Obtain Automated Equipment Maintenance Technician certification per defined requirements and timeline.
  • Achieve RF Welding qualification per defined timeline.
  • Achieve Electrical Safety qualification’s per defined timeline.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Manufacturing Environment requirements include: use of personal protective equipment, reading, speaking, hearing, walking, bending, standing, stretching/reaching, and hand/finger dexterity.

  • Must be able to work in a clean room environment, adhere to associated policies, and perform gowning of clean room attire in the allotted time prior to start up.
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds, or transporting up to 500 pounds via cart or mechanized equipment.
  • Requires good manual dexterity and visual acuity including ability to distinguish colors.
  • Requires the ability to regularly perform repetitive motions and moderate force gripping.
  • Must be able to work under florescent/LED lighting.
  • Requires the ability to sit, stand, or walk through the duration of a shift.

 

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.

 

At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.

 

  • 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
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification.


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