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Calibration Technician

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Date: May 6, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27289  


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.


Working under minimal supervision, the Calibration Technician is responsible for managing and maintaining administrative and technical activities for the successful operation of the metrology activities. Entails locating/submitting equipment for calibration, interacting with the metrology databases and creating records, and maintaining device inventory. Interacts regularly with the calibration service supplier.



  • The CalibrationTechnician will carry out work orders for both preventive and corrective purposes, making use of their knowledge and expertise on the job to identify useful and equivalent parts.
  • Will ensure accurate records are maintained on calibrated equipment used in determining product quality for repair stations and new production activities.
  • Work may include taking accurate equipment measurements and tagging.
  • This role also includes being responsible for implementing accurate, effective, and resourceful calibration support processes.
  • Will plan and coordinate calibration activities with calibration vendor with speed and accuracy.
  • Perform the necessary checks on the equipment to ensure they are durable and meet design requirements.
  • Ensure alignment with production activities by developing good relationships with the manufacturing community, calibration vendor and related teams related to calibration.
  • Manage and operate all calibration system labels and assist in the periodic vendor and internal quality audits.
  • Be a liaison for the metrology organization and working with internal and external customers to facilitate work activities.
  • Ensure that calibration documents are constantly and properly updated and to provide up-to-date records of activities for future referencing.
  • Oversee difficult technical repairs to ensure consistently available equipment, resulting in low-defect, high-volume production.
  • Participate in internal and external audits by providing records and describing the process for accurate audit results.
  • Maintain production equipment aligned with Metrology SOPs and related manufacturing standards.
  • Conform to safety guidelines and regulations to guarantee workplace safety.
  • Respond and execute work with a sense of urgency and utilizes support systems to minimize downtime.
  • Perform all tasks in accordance with company and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.



  • May lead special projects.
  • May handle, collect, label and transfer hazardous waste following established procedures and guidelines.





High school diploma or GED. Certification or experience in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices, preferred.



Minimum 5 years’ experience with quality related inspections and approvals, preferably in medical device industry.


  • Written and verbal communication skills, ensuring that instructions are properly given and understood to avoid error
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must to be able to interact effectively with persons of different background.
  • Strong organizational skills to be able to manage equipment resources under his/her responsibility.
  • Must be multitasking: Complete multiple assignments within a reasonable period, and meet activity deadlines
  • Good decision-making skills: Logical and analytical thinking to ensure effective decisions are made concerning the use of equipment, to avoid equipment failure during production process.
  • Demonstrated fluency with database and information systems required by the department.


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



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.
  • Requires ability to lift up to 25 pounds and transport up to 500 pounds via carts or mechanized equipment.
  • Requires good manual dexterity and visual acuity.
  • Must be able to work under florescent lighting.
  • Requires the ability to sit or stand 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.



Target Pay Range:  $53,900.00 to $67,300.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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