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Research Scientist

Location: Lakewood
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Share this Job Research ScientistDate: Feb 9, 2023Location: Lakewood, CO, US Requisition ID: - 30550 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: Research Scientist JOB SUMMARY Design and perform scientific research spanning multiple products to include technical execution of experiments and protocol writing/development. Help develop scientific strategy, lead scientific contribution and effort for product line, and make decisions relevant to the project. Highly qualified within the function with intermediate understanding of and demonstrated experience working with and across multiple functions that are closely related. Represent scientific perspective to stakeholders within the company including regulatory, clinical, engineering, manufacturing, commercial, and marketing. ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects, working cooperatively and effectively in a team environment to achieve common goals and results
  • Works as an independent contributor and subject matter expert on project or product; may also serve as a subject matter expert on methodology
  • Coordinates with laboratory leadership to accomplish objectives and complete required work; volunteers to take ownership of tasks to ensure team results are achieved
  • Applies fundamental scientific principles to multiple tasks within a large project or full scope of activities for smaller projects
  • Guides protocols and reports to support research, scientific, technical, or engineering-related disciplines
  • Leads in producing and reviewing scientific evidence and documentation to support global regulatory submission and maintenance, and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Interprets data and performs quantitative analysis to produce reports and information related to research for internal audiences
  • Effectively prepares publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts, marketing material) and presentations of original ideas or technical information/analysis for audiences inside and outside the Scientific Affairs department
  • Develops and validates new analytical methods/lab procedures and evaluates new technologies to increase laboratory capabilities
  • Follows department plans and processes and regularly makes recommendations to optimize workflow and improve these processes
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Establishes and supports external study sites; works to resolve problems encountered at external study sites, as needed
  • Serves as a GLP Study Director, when needed
  • Analyzes biological laboratory samples using specialized lab equipment and methods, while maintaining accurate lab records and logs 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. Advanced degree in biological, physical, chemical or medical science preferred. (B+10, M+5, D+0) Experience Minimum 5 - 10 year experience required depending on education level. This is an entry level position for those with a Doctoral degree in a related field with no postdoctoral experience. Skills
    • Theoretical and practical knowledge of scientific concepts, laboratory testing techniques, biological and/or chemical systems, documentation, and use and calibration of scientific/laboratory instrumentation
    • Comprehensive knowledge of blood and blood components
    • Specialized skills in microscopy, flow cytometry, and/or hematology
    • Self-directed and ability to work independently; strong initiative and willingness to take on additional responsibilities
    • Ability to provide mentoring to other scientific staff, as well as receive feedback from experienced research scientists and other leaders
    • Ability to solve problems of moderate complexity, generate alternatives, solicit/incorporate the ideas of others, and recommend solutions
    • Enthusiasm to learn and share new methods and techniques within area
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Basic knowledge of cross-functional and related scientific areas
    • Basic knowledge of general business environment and operations and has a general budget/cost awareness
    • General understanding of GLPs, medical statistics and experimental design
    • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively. -Or- An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Typical office environment requirements: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. 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: $79,100.00 -to -$98,800.00 - 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. - 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.
          Nearest Major Market: Denver
          Job Segment: Chemistry, Chemical Research, Scientific, Hematology, Research Scientist, Science, Engineering, Healthcare

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