Manufacturing Engineer II

Date: Jul 8, 2021

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 4169

 

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 teleflex.com.

 

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 have capability within engineering disciplines to support Manufacturing and Quality Compliance efforts throughout the business. Provide support as an engineering resource on cross functional teams focused on sustaining and implementing continuous improvements to Teleflex catheter product lines.  These product lines include Intra-Aortic Balloon (IAB) catheters, pacing catheters, thermodilution catheters, cholangiography catheters, sheath introducers, Berman angiographic balloon catheters, and Wedge pressure catheters. 

The Manufacturing Engineer II primary function is to provide day to day support of the catheter manufacturing floor operations from an engineering perspective.  The engineer will drive investigations tied to non-conforming product as well as processing general Non-Conformance (NC) tasks.  In addition, the Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for driving continuous improvement projects focused on the manufacturing line to reduce costs, while maintaining quality compliance, using the application of lean problem- solving tools.  Accountable for deliverables in good documentation practice, the design control process, and other required methods of documentation.
 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Lead investigations tied to Non-Conformances, Complaints, and CAPA. Produce as team member or leader of investigative team as required for leadership or engineering technical assistance.
•    Lead engineering actions identified through production visual management boards
•    Source, plan, present, and deliver significant projects targeted at reducing waste, increasing productivity, and reducing stress on the operations and its operators.   Demonstrate competency in the use of the tools of improvement – Six Sigma and Lean Tools associated with the Teleflex Production System (TPS).  
•    Design/modify/fabricate tools and fixtures to support the needs of manufacturing and provide for improvement opportunities.
•    Create and update manufacturing and engineering documentation (Work Instructions, SOPs, Specifications, Engineering Drawings, etc), and perform training as necessary.
•    Demonstrated competence in process qualification and validation activity.  This activity includes authoring and executing validation plans, engineering studies, Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), Process Qualification (PQ), and Test Method Validation (TMV) in accordance with ISO, FDA and corporate guidelines. 
•    Keep track of industrial trends in applications and technologies, including practices and engineering tools. Maintain knowledge of technology changes to be able to implement in Teleflex operations
•    Support R&D activities as required utilizing technical skills to provide positive input to projects and to manage the transfer process from design to manufacturing. Ensure new platforms are capable of manufacturing in a cost-efficient manner. 
•    Demonstrate project management skills including but not limited to defining scope, identifying measurable results, methods and resources necessary for improvement, timeline management and capable results.
•    Perform any other tasks as required.
•    Adhere to all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards.
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Minimum 4 year degree in an Engineering discipline – Mechanical, Biomedical, Plastics, Industrial, etc. 
•    Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience required in a regulated environment.  5 Year minimum experience.  3 Year minimum with advanced degree.
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Basic understanding and working experience of requirements applied to Manufacturing Engineering Concepts. 
•    Competence with tools of Lean/Six Sigma Concepts and Process. 
•    Capable of leading projects with operational results with minimal guidance. 
•    Competence in MS Office including MS Project and Visio
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations (internal and external customers)
•    Experience designing, validating, and implementing production fixturing and equipment is a plus. 
•    Experience with Solidworks is a plus.
•    Must possess high degree of organizational skills
•    Ability to deliver superior results in team environments
•    Ability to plan and prioritize activities for self and for others on teams supported
•    Ability to work independently to meet assigned project deadlines and assist others in meeting their target deadlines.
 

 

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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