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Engineering Technician I

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Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28467  

 

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 I

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of engineering or senior technician, performs technical and analytical work following a range of standard and custom test methods. Builds, handles and tests prototypes and raw materials. Assists with set-up and operation 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 on new or existing products. Creates and modifies test procedures, as needed.
  • Inspects raw materials and assemblies using standard or custom tools, as applicable.
  • Builds and repairs equipment, as applicable.
  • Maintains, accurately follows, and records protocols/procedures and test logs. Responsible for performing to regulatory compliance as required.
  • Identifies a wide range of trends or problems and helps to solve or direct their solution and/or interprets and recommends actions. 
  • Collaborates and effectively interfaces with engineers in the design, development, and building of test fixtures, test protocols/procedures, monitoring strategies, or inspection results commensurate with experience level.
  • Performs technical, administrative, and logistical responsibilities in identifying work area needs.
  • Provides accurate recordkeeping. Records test data and uses software such as MS Excel to chart/graph and display data.
  • Assists more senior level technicians and engineers in performing product and process feasibility, verification and/or validation.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

  • Two-year 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 5 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.
  • Requires skills and experience in design and troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, and/or software systems.
  • Experience in the fabrication of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems and assemblies preferred.

Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology related to their function.
  • Builds equipment, performs complex repairs on existing equipment, or uses and maintains sophisticated metrological equipment.
  • Ability to contribute to developing specifications, creating design drawings, and acquiring prototype parts as required.
  • Prefer skills and experience in assembly and troubleshooting of electrical and/or mechanical systems. May also prefer skills in CAD/CAM systems.
  • Ability to perform basic level of mechanical design in the development or improvement of new or existing manufacturing equipment.
  • Prefer knowledge in machining, welding, and fastener and assembly technologies.
  • May require using bovine or human blood for laboratory testing and ability to work safely with potentially hazardous and/or contaminated equipment using PPE.

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  • 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:  $49,600.00 to $62,100.00  -  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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