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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Job Band:  Job Band 17 (JB17) 
Hiring Manager:  Doug Newton 
Lead Recruiter:  Kim Attea 
Country:  United States 


Our ability to grow, develop new capabilities and serve even more patients around the world depends on associates like you, who are passionate about our mission. Thank you for considering this new opportunity to further unlock your potential.

JOB TITLE: Intern Engineering Undergraduate



This position is on the New Product Introduction team that works with Innovation and Development and Manufacturing teams on process development and design transfer for new disposables products.  Under general or minimal supervision, supports engineering related projects or processes.  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.




  • Performs planned work to accomplish project goals and provide experience and familiarization with engineering processes, independent thinking, and company practices and policies.
  • Assists with analyzing data and produce reports or summaries as necessary. Communicates frequently with co-workers, customers, or vendors to discuss information or issues related to material properties and to clarify or obtain additional detailed information.
  • Assists in developing solutions to routine and non-routine problems of intermediate complexity; interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to operating policies where appropriate.
  • Assignments may require applying expanded engineering concepts and/or skill(s), as well as further development of these skills.
  • Assists in accurate data entry into computer databases or company files.
  • 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.
  • Logs and reports out test data including generation of tables, graphs, and data analysis.






Some college pursuing a degree in engineering, physical science or life science discipline. 



No prior experience required.



  • Expanded knowledge of engineering processes.
  • Ability to apply general to complex engineering concepts to support department or company projects.
  • Ability to analyze problems, contributes to decisions, and assists in the design and implementation of solutions to resolve issues that are intermediate in complexity.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use Windchill preferred.
  • Ability to modify Manufacturing Operating Procedures preferred.
  • Ability to train assemblers to Manufacturing Operating Procedures preferred.



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 schedule flexibility to cover manufacturing shifts based on business needs.


arget Pay Range:  $0.00 to $0.00 -  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.


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.

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