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Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27042  

 

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.

 

 

Performs duties in Disposables Product Development Engineering that require application of intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.  Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities.  Carries out complex or novel research assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. 

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Leads and is accountable for projects and drives results.
  • Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.
  • Directs one or more major phases of complex engineering work, utilizing engineering skills to devise entirely new approaches to problems encountered in projects.
  • Develops new processes that have a significant impact on multiple disciplines. 
  • Contributes to the establishment of business objectives, goals, budgets and costs as requested.
  • Presents complex technical information/analysis and responds to questions from technical staff members and management regularly and effectively.
  • Mentors less experienced engineers.
  • Provides broad-based direction for subordinates and colleagues within functional area and cross functionally. 
  • Applies technical expertise to complex tasks with in-depth knowledge of related work areas.   
  • Employs in-depth knowledge of cross functional and related technical areas, applying knowledge to other areas.
  • Displays accessibility and sought out for consultation on a broad range of complex technical and industry issues engineering staff and management.  
  • Works on complex issues where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Keeps updated on recent technical advances within the industry and applies this knowledge to products and processes.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work direction responsibility may include technicians and junior engineers.
  • May work with manufacturing and other functional groups on manufacturing and regulatory compliance issues.
  • May contribute to the establishment of business objectives, goals, budgets and costs.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

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

Experience

  • Minimum 8 years experience.
  • Two years of GMP manufacturing experience required.
     

Skills

  • Requires demonstrated skills in technical innovation, technical leadership, mechanical or chemical engineering, fluids engineering, and cellular biology. 
  • Demonstrated interactive skills in, cross functional participation and influence, mentoring and acceptance of guidance, technical leadership, project management, coordination with cross functional team member, team behavior, and support for subordinates, junior engineers, technicians, and management.
  • Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on projects. Interacts with senior level external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Follows and develops technical specification requirements and provides significant input on technical procedures on various processes that impact multiple disciplines.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement FDA or regulatory requirements as necessary. 
  • Driver for acquiring resources and building consensus across products.
  • Solicits and accepts the ideas of others, as well as actively contributes to an environment conducive to open communication.
  • Ability to partner with commercial to understand customer requirements
  • Regularly and effectively presents complex technical information/analysis and responds to questions from technical staff members and management.
  • Understanding of and adherence to GMP practices and FDA regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Medical product development experience preferred

 

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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.

  

Additional Physical Requirements

Requires domestic and international travel based on business needs.

 

 

  • 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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