Manufacturing Engineer II

Date: Jul 2, 2021

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3704


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Interventional - The Interventional business unit at Teleflex offers innovative medical devices that are used to diagnose and treat coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. We place a strategic emphasis on complex coronary and peripheral interventions, vascular access, bone access, specialty biologic treatments and cardiac assist. Our current Interventional products include a broad range of clinically relevant solutions, such as our GuideLiner® and Turnpike® Catheters, AC3 Optimus™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and OnControl® Powered Bone Access System. With a strong R&D footprint and pipeline, our fast-growing Interventional business unit is poised to continue the development of new technologies to serve critically ill patients for years to come. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer II will be responsible for activities supporting various areas of manufacturing by achieving specified metrics, such as yield, efficiency, etc.  As a Manufacturing Engineer II, this individual will be responsible for identifying and completing projects that improve quality, increase capacity, and reduce cost of goods sold.  As part of identifying and completing projects, this individual will be expected to effectively partner with other functions such as Quality Engineering, R&D, Process Development, Operations, Marketing, etc.  In addition, this individual may be part of development teams to assist with the design and development of new production lines and projects move through the Product Development Process.  Experience with IQ/OQ/PQ and P/DFMECA is required, experience with Lean Principles is preferred.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Participate in timely disposition of non-conformances, root cause investigations, and CAPA actions related to materials, methods, operators, equipment, and manufacturing environment
•    Serve as manufacturing representative for specified existing process/product technologies as well as new technologies as they transfer from Process Development into manufacturing
•    Assist with production management in planning of and implementing the necessary technical changes required to sustain adequate production line capacity
•    Ensure specific product line equipment is sustained in a functionally acceptable state and available to production when needed
•    Create as required and sustain manufacturing procedures, RTs, and product structure BOMs that are accurate, complete, identify safety-critical processes, and represent current approved best practices
•    Ensure production-specific metrics, such as yield, efficiency, etc. are met and sustained
•    Perform detailed time studies and spending significant time observing the line, equipment, and product flow.
•    Execute and complete improvement projects following applicable VSI business processes that either improve quality, increase capacity, reduce scrap, or reduce cost
•    Mentor and provide work direction for manufacturing technicians
•    Complete line performance and improvement project work independently with little oversight needed

Note: 10% of this job involves direct R&D activities

Education / Experience Requirements

  • BA/BS in Engineering or relevant field
  • 2 years of related experience

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Must be able to resolve problems and interpret complex mechanical or electro-mechanical drawings
•    Experience with IQ/OQ/PQ and P/DFMECA 
•    Experience with Lean Principles is preferred
•    Must have an ability to manage work to meet tight timelines
•    Must have excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
•    Must have an ability to pay attention to minute detail to quality, take initiative, adapt and learn
•    Ability to complete tasks and projects with minimal direction 
•    Ability to provide work direction/mentor Technicians and other Engineers
•    Works within budgetary guidelines of projects


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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