Associate Manufacturing Engineer

Date: May 27, 2024

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 9786


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


OEM – Teleflex Medical OEM is a leading global provider of product development and production services for medical device manufacturers. We set ourselves apart with deep expertise, decades of experience, a dedication to design for manufacturability, and extensive, in-house capabilities, which include engineering, regulatory services, material selection and formulation, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly and packaging. We deliver industry-changing innovations and next-generation solutions for extrusions; diagnostic and interventional catheters; balloons and balloon catheters; sheath/dilator sets; specialty sutures, braids and fibers; and bioabsorbable sutures, yarns and resins. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Results-driven professional is dedicated to constant learning and training. We are looking for an Polymer or Chemical Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for assisting, planning, designing, and completing projects in extrusion manufacturing utilizing six sigma/lean/DMAIC or like methodologies. The ideal candidate would have experience working with manufacturing equipment and processes to optimize production and increase capacity. Must have equipment acumen, with the ability to be creative and troubleshoot when necessary. Technical aptitude, people-centric, and ability to assist the PTFE and melt extrusion departments.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Oversees powder/melt extrusion operations and gets actively involved in process troubleshooting.
•    Develop and implement new tooling, process improvements, new product process development, and cost/value improvement projects. 
•    Assist, plan, or coordinate the selection, procurement, installation, start-up, and qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) of new capital equipment, tooling, and fixtures for medical device manufacturing. 
•    Identify and execute cost improvement projects and quality improvement projects to support manufacturing goals that positively impact and reduce COGS. 
•    Create and modify controlled documents (SOPs, Work Instructions, BOMs, specifications, etc.)in coordination with process improvements and new equipment installations.
•    Support senior level engineers on large scale projects.
•    Must be able to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor's Degree in Polymer/Plastics Engineering or equivalent field required.
•    0-2 years of polymer processing experience and troubleshooting required.
•    CAD/SolidWorks Experience a plus.
•    Experience in a regulated (FDA, ISO, etc.) manufacturing environment is preferred. 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Preference is given to candidates with prior polymer extrusion experience.
•    Ability to work hands-on with various single and twin-screw extruders.
•    Strong written, verbal, and analytical experience required.  
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with Minitab is a plus.
•    Work independently and in a team environment.
•    Ability to prioritize.
•    High attention to detail.


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: 877-880-8588 or

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.