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QMS Global Process Owner Engineer 2 - Risk Management

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Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27764  

 

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. 

The Global Quality Risk Management - Engineer 2 will help develop Quality Management Systems related to Risk Management and ensures alignment and appropriate integration with the company’s quality system procedures and processes.  The Risk Management Engineer 2 will play an integral role in designing and implementing quality systems to interface with multiple functional areas from I&D engineering, clinical and scientific, operations, regulatory and quality to support the successful development, transfer, sustaining, and post market monitoring activities of all product lines, including both new product platforms and enhancements to existing products. Work requires originality and judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  The Risk Management Engineer Level 2 requires a knowledge and experience working with risk procedures and files. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of Global Risk Management quality procedures and applicable quality plans in compliance with ISO 13485, ISO 14971, EU MDR, CMDR, and FDA Quality System Regulations.
  • Conducts studies and makes recommendations for the purchase and implementation of new technologies, practices, tools, and equipment to maximize site effectiveness.
  • Develops and implements effective training programs related to Risk Management and Post Market Surveillance to achieve and maintain quality system and regulation awareness, ISO certifications and Quality System compliance.
  • Works with global QMS process owners to develop and implement risk-based strategy across the company.
  • Works closely with medical safety contributors to maintain the company’s Master Harms list.
  • Ensures alignment of product hazard analysis for consistent decision making and actions across all functional areas and
    post-market activities.
  • Collaborates with clinical affairs, quality, and regulatory compliance departments to ensure appropriate monitoring and feedback through post market data.
  • Implements and understands FDA or regulatory requirements as necessary.
  • Ensures compliance with Quality System regulations and safe working practices.
  • Utilizes technical skills to evaluate proposed solutions, adaptations, and modifications to projects.
  • Receives assigned total project leadership responsibilities on a portion of major significant projects and will be given total management responsibility for smaller projects.
  • Highlights risks and understands how to approach and complete tasks, avoiding serious delays and considerable expenditure of time and resources.                  
  • Handles frequent inter-organizational customer contacts.  Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with global risk management systems.
  • Presents effectively complex technical information/analysis, and responds to questions from technical staff members and management.   
  • Interacts with peers across projects to secure resources and commitments.
  • Advises team members pro-actively on technical ideas.
  • Works cooperatively and effectively within a team environment to achieve common goals and results, often influencing the outcome of the team(s).
    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • May work with manufacturing and other functional groups on manufacturing and regulatory compliance issues.
     
    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 of Science Degree in Engineering or Master of Science Degree in Engineering, preferred.
     
    Experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience.
     
    Skills
  • Solid knowledge in Risk Management and Post Market Surveillance regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability to solve practical problems in a collaborative manner which yields effective compliance with QMS and external standards while allowing for the use of efficient and flexible implementation approaches.
  • Demonstrated skills in technical innovation, technical leadership, quality engineering, 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, coordinating with cross functional team members, and support for senior engineers, technicians, and management.
  • Follows and develops technical specification requirements and provides significant input on technical procedures for various processes that impact multiple disciplines.
  • Solicits and accepts the ideas of others, as well as actively contributes to an environment conducive to open
    communication.
  • Regularly and effectively presents complex technical information/analysis, and responds to questions from technical staff members and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC so􀅌ware applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Understanding of and adherence to GMP practices and FDA regulations.
     
    -Or-
    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 travel based on business needs.

 


 

 

 

Target Pay Range:  $70,800.00 to $88,600.00  -  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. 


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