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Electrical Engineer I

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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30145  


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. 

Engineer Level 1 – Electrical Focus




This position is on Equipment Reliability Test team that designs, builds, and operates life-test fixtures for new products while working alongside design team to ensure reliability of equipment products.  Performs routine functions which require application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks.  Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced Engineer.  Duties are assigned to provide experience and familiarization with engineering methods, independent thinking, and company practices and policies.




  • Participates in project leadership responsibilities, including report writing, planning, scheduling, and cost control
  • Provides input into continuous improvement projects
  • Writes, executes, and reports on validation activities; coordinates validation issues specific to the product design
  • Writes and executes qualification protocols for various pieces of equipment
  • Designs and performs routine testing, project experiments and analysis of data and then reports results
  • Initiates new or revisions of protocols/operating instructions specific to the project
  • Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to operating policies where appropriate
  • Performs engineering studies on new equipment to determine proper settings, control points, etc. including data gathering during startup and test batches
  • Designs and develops test fixtures to enable life testing of new equipment products at system and subassembly levels
  • Designs and develops measurement gauges in support of new equipment testing
  • Thinks analytically regarding components and subassemblies functioning as a part of larger system meeting design requirements



  • Work assignments may require additional development and a maturing of in-depth engineering skill(s) or breadth
  • May work with manufacturing and other functional groups on manufacturing and regulatory compliance issues.






  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, preferred.



No prior experience required.



  • Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to technical problems, makes appropriate decisions, and meets time constraints
  • Planning skills to prioritize and execute multiple projects
  • Problem solving orientation to diagnose root causes and recommend solutions in assigned area
  • Demonstrated desire to continually learn and keep up with changing technology
  • Knowledge of manufacturing protocols, statistical tools, methodology, and continuous improvement techniques preferred
  • Possess ability to apply fundamental techniques and latest principles of technology to develop and enhance projects
  • In depth knowledge of product design and process development specific to the project
  • Ability to coordinate design transfer of product specific to the project
  • Able to work cooperatively and effectively in a team environment to achieve common goals and results
  • Shows initiative as a self-starter to complete tasks as assigned
  • Willing to seek guidance while carrying out instructions furnished in written or verbal form and takes task approach to ensure assignments are accomplished according the guidelines and schedules
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing 
  • Software skills for automation of test fixtures and data analysis preferred
  • Experience with Altium preferred
  • Knowledge in statistics and experience with Minitab preferred
  • Advanced mathematical skills for calculation of design equations
  • Excellent communication skills to explain technical specifics to peers and customers
  • Writing skills for preparing manuals, parts lists, proposals and design documentation
  • Ability to supervise technicians
  • Focus and concentration to understand and design complex electrical systems
  • Self-motivation to keep up with current electrical advances using new technologies
  • Using industry-specific tools to analyze and test electronics
  • Exposure to simulations through functional and logical models and system analysis
  • Experience composing and analyzing Electrical Load Analysis (ELA),  circuit modeling, simulation, and analysis with Altium, Eagle, Proteus, KiCad, etc.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard electrical design principles, to include, but not limited to model-based definition, electrical component selection, manufacturing, and production processes
  • Experience in digital or analog circuit design and schematic capture
  • Understanding of the printed circuit board layout process and tools


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



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.


Additional Physical Requirements

Requires travel based on business needs.


Target Pay Range:  $63,700.00 to $79,600.00  -  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. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

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