Manufacturing Technician 2- 2nd shift

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 2818


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


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Works under limited supervision on 2nd shift- 1:30 pm to 9:45 pm. Has achieved a high level of proficiency in performing all duties related to the set-up, adjustment, repair and maintenance of molds, tools, equipment and machinery used in the manufacture or packaging of medical devices.  Supports PM program by completing required PMs as needed.  Leads the Team through detailed problem solving and mechanical repair expertise.  Identifies proactive process improvements through equipment upgrades and modifications.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Analyze and correct equipment malfunctions by troubleshooting, replacing defective parts, making adjustments and repairs, including all required verifications and documentation
•    Analyze and correct process defects by inspecting or testing parts, inspecting tooling, adjusting process parameters, valves, switches, controllers etc. as necessary to achieve acceptable parts.
•    Analyze mold malfunctions by checking cavities, pinch offs, core pins, sprue bushings etc., against blueprints for dimensional tolerance.  Disassembles molds, replace parts, and assembles.
•    Provide technical assistance and mentoring to other associates including operators.
•    Perform machine maintenance and repair.
•    Comply with all policies, work instructions, quality regulations, SOP’s, WI, cGMP’s and GDP’s in the effort to   manufacture high-quality medical devices at all times
•    Utilize a variety of machinery and tools to complete assigned manufacturing activity
•    Use of microscopes and magnifiers to complete work instructions.
•    Completion of daily documentation following cGMP and FDA guidelines.
•    Meeting or exceeding daily production standards.
•    Perform in-process quality inspections to standards
•    Exhibit safety awareness at all times while adhering to established Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures.
•    Maintain regular attendance.
•    Follow clean room protocols for hygiene, gowning, & PPE
•    Work collaboratively in a team environment.
•    Contribute to continuous improvement and Lean initiatives
•    Support and comply with applicable EHS directives and activities.
•    Train others as required. 
•    Adhere to and ensure compliance of Teleflex's Code of Ethics, all company guidelines, policies, procedures, and housekeeping standards.
•    Quick and efficient changeovers by setting-up molds, machinery and equipment used in the manufacture and packaging of medical devices and components.  Responsibility includes changing molds, tooling, resin, adjusting process parameters, machine start-up, first piece inspection, and completing all records, logs and regulatory information.
•    Facilitate equipment and tooling availability and minimize downtime by proper tool and equipment maintenance.
•    Maintain effective communication between manufacturing operators and management.
•    Continuous development of technical skills by attending training sessions, seminars, and working with other technicians and engineers.
•    Ability to work overtime, alternate shifts or work schedule as required by business needs. 
•    Perform all jobs as requested by immediate supervisor or management.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High School/Trade School or GED required, 
•    Strong mechanical aptitude
•    2+ years working in a manufacturing environment performing set-ups/equipment maintenance required.
•    Prior medical device manufacturing experience required.
•    Prior molding experience required.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Must be able to read and write English
•    Able to perform basic shop math and read blueprints.
•    Sedentary work, walking, standing, fingering, feeling, pulling, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motion, required to have close visual acuity to assemble parts, no adverse environmental conditions.
•    Close visual acuity to work on computer and to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work, operate machinery

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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