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Engineer Technician II - Automation Focus

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Date: May 6, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27297  

 

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.

 

Engineering Technician II 

1st Shift

 

JOB SUMMARY

Independently performs timely and accurate technical and analytical work on complex experiments. Designs, builds and tests prototypes and raw materials and develops and executes custom test methods. Leads set-up, operation and troubleshooting of test and/or manufacturing equipment and performs other engineering related tasks in compliance with Company and external regulatory guidelines, policies, and procedures.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs complex testing, creates and modifies procedures, and inspects raw materials and assemblies using standard or custom tools.
  • Maintains, accurately follows, and records protocols/procedures and test logs.
  • Identifies a wide range of complex trends or problems and solves or directs their solution and/or interprets and recommends actions. 
  • Collaborates with engineers and leads the design, development, and building of test fixtures, test protocols/procedures, monitoring strategies, or inspection results.
  • Performs technical, administrative, and logistical responsibilities in identifying work area needs.  Works with other groups such as facilities to execute changes to the labs for routine maintenance as well as reconfiguration for future needs.
  • Performs accurate recordkeeping. Records test data and uses software such as MS Excel to chart/graph and display data.
  • Provides work direction and training for less experienced technicians.
  • Develops standards, tools, and methods and provides or writes documentation to a level required by the department.
  • Under the guidance of engineers, writes test protocols and reports and executes test plans.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

  • Technical degree or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Course work in the following is preferred:
    • Advanced mathematics, statistics, metrology
    • Engineering disciplines (mechanics, fluids, dynamics, material science) or related technical training
    • Hydraulics, electronics, mechanics, computer programming or related fields
    • Chemistry, biology, physics, physiology, anatomy, or related sciences

Experience

  • Minimum 10 years experience in a technical role, or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Experience in medical device industry preferred.
  • Experience in medical device manufacturing and testing preferred.
  • Cleanroom assembly experience preferred.
  • Requires skills and experience in design and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, and/or software systems.
  • Requires experience in the fabrication of complex mechanical and electro-mechanical systems and assemblies.

Skills

  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong team skills and demonstrated ability to lead others. Requires well-developed interpersonal rapport with peers inside and outside the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to take a positive, proactive approach to solving complex and/or unusual technical problems.
  • Planning skills to work independently and manage own time effectively. Ability to carry out a wide range of projects and resolve the most complex problems.
  • Knowledge of statistical operations and analysis.
  • Skills to interpret and adapt guidelines.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology related to their function.
  • Ability to specify and procure materials and components needed in the development of test and verification and validation equipment.
  • Professional interfacing with manufacturers, vendors, and contractors in the development of products and processes.
  • Knowledgeable about machining, welding, fastener, and assembly technologies, as applicable to the role.
  • Able to provide input toward the design of mechanical/electro-mechanical systems.
  • Works safely with hand tools, power tools, rotating equipment and electrically energized equipment.
  • May require using bovine or human blood for laboratory testing and ability to work safely with potentially hazardous and/or contaminated equipment using PPE.

-Or-

 

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

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

 

Target Pay Range:  $61,100.00 to $76,300.00  -  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.


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