Supplier Quality Engineer II

Date: Feb 21, 2023

Location: Chelmsford, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 7819


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

•    Primary contact to Global Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Buyers, and Product Quality to perform supplier quality functions and activities for the purchase and control of Raw Material, Purchased Finished Goods (PFG’s), and Critical Services.
•    Lead Non-Conforming Event (NCE) investigation and resolution.
•    Lead Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR) investigation and resolution using problem solving methods.
•    Update and maintain Approved Supplier List (ASL). 
•    Lead supplier quality improvement/development projects.
•    Assist with the development of suppliers to provide reliable, trusting, and productive relationships
•    Primary contact to assigned BU and/or manufacturing site for the resolution of supplier issues, new projects, and acquisitions
•    Develop strong partnerships with key stakeholders related to supplier selection, evaluation and qualification, monitoring, and development. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Perform supplier compliance functions and activities for prospective new components. 
•    Perform supplier development activities with suppliers of defective materials including developing and executing Supplier Quality Plans, SCAR follow-up, and implementing Six-Sigma and Continuous Improvement methods and techniques.
•    Resolve ineffective supplier corrective action plans with suppliers.
•    Coordinate supplier change requests.
•    Develop and implement appropriate strategies to support the change request.   
•    Analyze and identify trends from quality data and develop proactive measures with supplier in support of continuous improvement and supplier development.    
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex Code of Conduct, all Company policies, rules, procedures and housekeeping standards.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Four-year college degree, technical or engineering
•    Minimum of 2 years of experience working within regulated industries.
•    Problem-solving and root cause analysis.
•    Statistical techniques knowledge.
•    Knowledge of ISO 13485 & QSR 21 CFR Part 820

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Excellent verbal communication
•    Excellent technical writing skills
•    Experience with Microsoft Office 365
o    SharePoint online and Teams is a plus
•    Excellent training presentation skills
•    Team facilitation skills


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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