Sustaining Electrical Engineer 3

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Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies
Lakewood, United States

Phone: 303231-4188
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Sustaining Electrical Engineer 3


Lakewood, CO 


87,800 - 109,800

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Sustaining Electrical Engineer Level 3
Work requires independent evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment and ingenuity in making minor adaptations and modifications. Assignments include equipment design and development, tests of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigations, report preparation and other activities of limited scope. Duties are assigned to provide experience and familiarization with engineering methods, independent thinking, and company practices and policies.
  • Makes changes/improvements to existing product designs and processes to resolve issues identified through complaints, manufacturing or other feedback mechanisms.
  • Receives assigned total project leadership responsibilities on a portion of major significant projects and will be given total management responsibility for smaller projects. This includes development of project scope and estimates, management of costs to budget, and support of final documentation in accordance with acceptable engineering practices.
  • Takes initiative and demonstrates inquisitive approaches to solve complex problems, identifying problems, generating alternatives and recommending solutions. 
  • Highlights risks and understands how to approach and complete tasks, avoiding serious delays and considerable expenditure of time and resources.                  
  • Prepares and reviews engineering/technical documents such as reports, protocols, schedules and budgets, and vendor provided documents and drawings.
  • Conducts studies and makes recommendations for the purchase and implementation of new technologies, practices, tools and equipment.
  • Analyzes data and presents it in appropriate forums.
  • Follows technical specification requirements, developing reports, charts and graphs to support project recommendations and responds to questions from technical staff members and management.
  • Works cooperatively and effectively in a team environment or across teams to achieve common goals and results.
  • Advises team members proactively on technical ideas and promotes skill development of teamwork.
  • Provides work direction to engineering support staff. 
  • Interacts with peers across projects to secure resources and commitments.
  • Handles frequent interorganizational and outside customer contacts.  Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Ensures that process and equipment designs are compliant with all company policies and procedures as well as all Local, State, and Federal directives, laws and regulations.
  • Follows department processes and regularly makes recommendations on these processes.
  • Actively participates in Quality System and Good Laboratory Practice requirements, particularly with respect to documentation.
  • Work direction responsibility may include technicians and junior engineers.
  • May work with manufacturing and other functional groups on manufacturing and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Minimum 7 years experience.
  • Two years of GMP manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Requires demonstrated skills in technical innovation, technical leadership, electrical engineering
  • Requires interactive skills in cross-functional participation and influence, mentoring and acceptance of guidance, technical leadership, project management, coordination with cross-functional team members, team behavior, provides support for subordinates, junior engineers, technicians, and management.
  • Mechanical and electronic ability and aptitude to assist with equipment troubleshooting.
  • Interfaces with staff, suppliers, and external subject matter experts to resolve technical issues and train and provide work direction to operators and production service technicians.
  • Understanding of and adherence to GMP practices and FDA regulations.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement FDA or regulatory requirements as necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Familiar in EDA software such as P-CAD, Altium Designer (or equivalent) is desired.
  • Familiar with the assembly of electro-mechanical components.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to read and analyze electrical schematics.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to use electrical tools, such as a DMM, spectrum analyzer and an oscilloscope.
  • Experience in PLM/PDM system. (Windchill 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 travel based on business needs.