Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3500


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

Lead the Manufacturing Engineering Team at the Chelmsford facility to identify and drive process improvements to insure stable, capable, and efficient processes throughout the manufacturing supply chain in support of the sterile disposable and instrumentation manufacturing processes. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Mentor, manage and grow a team of engineers
•    Prioritize and schedule projects, provide technical and organizational assistance, ensuring timeliness.
•    Identify and drive site-level process improvement plan focusing on service, quality, safety and cost.
•    Effectively manage the Preventative Maintenance System.
•    Provide technical resources and support in resolving equipment, product materials and process-related production problems as necessary to ensure uninterrupted product flow.  Understand and address capacity bottlenecks.
•    Coordinate with R&D in support of product development transfer to manufacturing.  Ensure the appropriate manufacturing plans are defined, including risk analysis and validation strategies-IQ, OQ, PQ.
•    Systematically reduce quality defects through identification of issues and application of root cause corrective action
•    Support the complaint process by understanding manufacturing process-related failures and implementing corrective actions.
•    Drive a Lean Manufacturing culture to eliminate waste and deliver business results.
•    Support plant cost improvement efforts.
•    Insure an effective priority system is established to best leverage resources and maximize plant results consistent with corporate goals.
•    Set and maintain the department budget, manage resources required to meet production needs and capital budgets. 
•    Identifies and implements capital equipment requirements.
•    Leads and develops process qualification programs for all plant processes and equipment. Provides oversight to the team to write and approve protocols and reports, analyze test results, and recommend actions.
•    Responsible for assessment and qualification of new suppliers and changes to existing supplier materials or processes.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering 
•    10 years of related experience in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, quality management or process development.
•    Prior management experience
•    Prior medical device industry experience highly desirable

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements


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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