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Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27659  


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. 



Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is hiring an Engineer 3 to join our Innovation & Development (I&D) department at our global headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado. This team is responsible for sustaining and improvement projects for our Quantum® Cell Expansion System.


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, the work we do matters. Our engineers are responsible for designing the intricate workings of our medical devices, equipment and disposables, which ultimately help save patients’ lives. This direct, tangible impact on patients is what drives and inspires our engineers to come to work each day. Here, you can connect with this human element of engineering as you innovate for a purpose and make a difference.


An Opportunity to be a Technical Leader:

  • Manage engineering projects and technical tasks for the Quantum® Cell Expansion System
  • Serve as the technical lead for existing project deliverables for next generation Quantum®
  • Contribute to early stages of new product development, including designing how the equipment, disposables, and software function together
  • Mentor and direct work for technicians and junior engineers
  • Administer lab tests to analyze and present data
  • Ensure engineering documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and filed 


Our engineering work is unique in that it represents an interesting hybrid of stability and change. While we have our core products, the company is growing and I&D organization is on a trailblazing path. We are constantly thinking of new ways to improve and identify solutions for our customers. We embrace associates’ bringing their ideas forward, challenging the status quo and thinking outside our normal processes. Here, you can make your thoughts come to life.


Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering preferred (Mechanical, Chemical and Software)
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in medical device or other regulated industry
    • Experience with ISO 13485 design controls preferred
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentations, visualizations)
  • Ability to successfully work across functions (scientific affairs, regulatory, marketing, etc.)
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and project management experience
  • Propensity for systems thinking, with the ability to understand engineering complexities and solve technical problems
  • Mechanical and electronic aptitude to assist with equipment troubleshooting
  • Familiar with cell culture techniques
  • Comfortable working in a blood lab with cells and tissues


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Target Pay Range:  $87,800.00 to $109,800.00  -  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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