Manufacturing Operator/D (FOT) - Littleton *Multiple shifts available*

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30680  


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.

JOB TITLE:  Manufacturing Operator

**Multiple 8 hours shifts available/5 days work schedule**


  • 1st shift - 5:15am-1:45pm
  • 2nd shift - 1:15pm-9:45pm
  • 3rd shift - 9:15pm-5:45am



The primary responsibilities of this position require work to be conducted in a medical manufacturing clean room environment. Tasks include learning and performing procedures and associated documentation to assemble, bond, or weld components or subassemblies together in accordance with assembly drawings and written or verbal procedures.




  • Performs area clearance and verification of Material Equipment and Documentation (MED’s) and executes successive checks on product.
  • Maintains accountability for product and process quality levels and required documentation.
  • Complies with various governmental regulatory agency guidelines i.e. ISO, OSHA, GMPs, etc. on the manufacturing floor.
  • Pro-actively stops production if a quality issue arises and may participate in the resolution process.
  • Participates in all required quality, process, team, and safety training.
  • Alerts leadership personnel of coverage problems within a work cell or production area.
  • Understands the quality needs of a clean room environment, adheres to associated policies adheres to the company’s personal hygiene standards, and performs gowning of clean room attire in the allotted time prior to start up.
  • Adheres to strict attendance guidelines.
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of manufacturing operating procedures and quality systems required to assemble, bond, or weld subassemblies or assemblies together.
  • Learns and applies proper use and techniques for pressure gauges, calipers, flow meters, micrometers, and indicator dials.
  • Completes on-going training and demonstrates knowledge of ergonomic principles and how to apply them.
  • Completes on-going training and can communicate knowledge and apply procedures for handling hazardous waste.
  • Ability to build multiple products and assemblies of all sizes under all company and quality guidelines.
  • Responsible for handling, collecting, labeling, and/or transfering hazardous chemical waste following established procedures and guidelines.
  • Responsible for maintaining a certain standard of cleanliness and sanitation per standard operating procedures and associated regulatory documentation. 
  • Reponsible for managing and distributing clean room garments.
  • Accurately identifies all materials within the facility and controls their physical location.
  • Performs physical transport, lifting, order pulling or picking, stocking, and receipt and delivery of materials to and from established areas within the cleanroom. 
  • Moves materials around the plant by manual physical transport requiring lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Performs data entry transactions within the relevant computer systems to ensure accurate record keeping.  
  • Assists all areas/departments with material support for ECOs, samples, projects, and/or plant tests.
  • Assists in resolution of problems encountered pertaining to material handling and inventory control.
  • Performs inventory counts and assists in the root cause investigation of discrepancies.
  • Coordinates recycling program including prescribed sorting, and coordination with supplier for returns.
  • Follows all company policies and established operating procedures for the assigned material handing operations.
  • Requires the ability to work overtime to meet business requirements.







High School Diploma or GED preferred.



Previous assembly experience helpful but not required.




  • Requires effective interpersonal skills and behaviors conducive to a service/team oriented environment including giving and receiving constructive feedback.  (e.g., diplomacy, tact, flexibility, positive approach).
  • Demonstrated ability to assemble, test, and package mechanical and electronic subassemblies and packaging electromechanical medical devices using safe handling and assembly techniques.
  • Understanding of mechanical principles and analysis of mechanical movement
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Reading and comprehending manufacturing procedures written in English including assembly prints and engineering drawings.  Able to work from written procedures.
  • Attention to detail for spotting imperfections or flaws in a series of objects. 
  • Ability to learn and be familiar with process controls and other quality methods with basic computation skills (such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
  • Ability to continue learning and increase competency in use of specialty tools such as digital volt meters (DVM), torque wrenches, etc.  Demonstrates high proficiency with the use of required hand-tools and test equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to respond with a sense of urgency and work effectively and productively.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to learn and comply with new methods, processes, and policies.



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

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows detailed instructions and safety guidelines for filling, emptying, mixing, and handling of chemicals and hazardous materials. 
  • Safely handle chemicals in coordination with company policy and OSHA requirements.
  • May Initiate training activities in the spares production area to ensure quality processes and products.
  • May processes returned goods from customers and finished goods inventory
  • May investigate non-conformities for re-box and re-label activities.
  • May packages electromechanical medical devices.



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 occasionally lift up to 50 pounds and transport up to 700 pounds via carts or mechanized equipment.
  • Requires good manual dexterity and visual acuity including ability to distinguish colors.
  • Must be able to maintain pace with the area assigned.
  • Requires the ability to regularly perform repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to work under florescent lighting.
  • Requires the ability to bond using repetitive moderate force gripping.
  • Requires the ability to sit or stand through the duration of a shift.
  • Ability to work in high places using ladders or lifts.
  • Ability to successfully complete training on biohazards and other regulatory requirements.

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:  [[custHourlyMin]] to [[custHourlyMid]] -  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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