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Manufacturing Maintenance Technician III

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28300  

 

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.

Manufacturing Maintenance Technician 3

 

JOB SUMMARY

Works independently to perform preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, repair and improve manufacturing equipment, and mentor less experienced technicians.  Daily activities to maintain the manufacturing equipment include performing PM’s and monitoring equipment performance.  Job duties also include troubleshooting and repair on mechanical, pneumatic; hydraulic, electrical, and controls systems with emphasis on automation, PLC’s, and robotic devices. Identifies opportunities to improve equipment performance and ability to manage small projects on semi-automated or fully automated manufacturing equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs tasks in accordance with company policies, procedures, and guidelines including safety, GMP and cleanroom requirements.
  • Completes maintenance activities such as: advanced troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, controls and electrical systems to ensure that equipment and processes run smoothly.
  • Independently troubleshoots complex equipment with a high degree of quality and reliability.
  • Contributes to process optimization through equipment design improvements, improvements to operating and maintenance procedures/activities.
  • Ensures the calibrations are current on all machines and ensure proper operations after calibration
  • Continues to develop technical skills and knowledge (e.g. additional schooling, self-study, online training, and from more knowledgeable team members)
  • Mentors less experienced technicians to help build their skills.
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge of the manufacturing technologies, processes and equipment to provide support for all processes and equipment in all areas. 
  • Responds and executes work with a sense of urgency and utilizes support systems to minimize downtime.
  • Completes tasks in a timely fashion and correct the first time.
  • Ability to be cool when working under pressure
  • Collaborates with engineers on complex problem solving
  • Proactively conducts investigations; recommends changes and upgrades to equipment
  • Manages equipment performance improvement projects.
  • Contributes to process validation activities.
  • Performs routine diagnostic checks on automated systems, monitor automated systems, isolate problems and perform repairs.
  • Assists in new technology or equipment specification, installation, and modifications.
  • Provides operation training on automated systems to maintenance techs and production operations
  • Works to support dept. KPI’s/Metrics/Objectives

 

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May be required to work on other shifts and to be “on call” as needed.
  • May lead special projects.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to non-production departments regarding projects, installations and repairs
  • Opportunities may exist for domestic/international travel
  • Requires adherence to policies and procedures for hazardous materials, LOTO, equipment guarding, robotic safety, biohazard.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

  • Required High school diploma or GED.
  • Previous coursework/equivalent experience required in PLC’s
  • Technical degree programs/certifications desired.

 

Experience

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in maintenance/technical support in a medical/GMP regulated environment.
  • Preferred experience in support of manufacturing

 

Skills

  1. Technical Skills:
    1. Highly proficient with tools, instrumentation, and test equipment.
    2. Proficient with metric and English measurement systems.
    3. Ability to read and understand complex mechanical, electrical drawings, flowcharts, and/or other drawings of a technical nature.
    4. Advanced Electrical/ Mechanical knowledge concerning machines and tools including design, uses, repair, and maintenance
    5. Can apply fundamental skills to troubleshoot areas that they are not necessarily subject matter experts on.
    6. Experience with RF Welding theory/process, Bonding, Ultrasonic welding, Hot plate welding, leak testing, etc.
    7. Demonstrated fluency with database and information systems as required by the department.
    8. Advanced understanding of complex automation processes
    9. Demonstrated understanding and compliance with all safety requirements.

 

  1. Advanced Troubleshooting/Demonstrated ability/Proficient use
    1. Electrical
    2. Mechanical
    3. Hydraulic/Pneumatic
    4. Controls Logic, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), Ethernet communication, Device Net, Networks
    5. Root cause analysis
    6. Critical thinking ability which requires using logic and reasoning in order to identify the strength and weaknesses of alternative solutions or approaches to problems in both technical and non-technical areas

 

  1. Communication/Collaboration skills:
    1. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    2. Interpersonal skills to lead and communicate with peers
    3. Maintain communication with different levels of departments and peers about findings, upgrades, and troubleshooting through e-mail, texts, and voice calls
    4. Proficient with, and effective use of Microsoft office applications.
    5. Ability to manage time effectively and in accordance with priorities.
    6. Action oriented and takes initiative to resolve emerging issues.
    7. Adaptable and flexible.
    8. Works effectively and professionally with operations, and technical team members.

 

-Or-

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

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Pursue internal qualification on Electrical Safety, RF Welding, and other applicable technical skills per defined timeline.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Manufacturing Environment requirements include: use of personal protective equipment, reading, speaking, hearing, walking, bending, standing, stretching/reaching, and hand/finger dexterity.

  • Must be able to work in a clean room environment, adhere to associated policies, and perform gowning of clean room attire in the allotted time prior to start up.
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds, or transporting up to 500 pounds via cart or mechanized equipment.
  • Requires good manual dexterity and visual acuity including ability to distinguish colors.
  • Requires the ability to regularly perform repetitive motions and moderate force gripping.
  • Must be able to work under florescent/LED lighting.

Requires the ability to sit or stand through the duration of a shift.  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:  $29.00 to $36.00 -  Hourly pay rate 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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