Associate Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 6945

 

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.

 

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

The Associate Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for supporting all aspects of the manufacturing process, including manufacturing transfers. This is a hands-on position which will provide key technical support throughout the organization. Under supervision, this role will take part in manufacturing and engineering functions such as specifying and validating new equipment and materials, troubleshooting processes, and identifying and implementing process improvements. This role will also work with cross functional teams to monitor and improve yields, resolve material issues, customer complaints and review customer issues. Interface with vendors and internal departments to achieve our goal of high-quality products and on-time delivery. 

 

 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Work closely with Jaffrey-based engineering, including time on site, on a regular basis to maintain compliance with Design Control and other standards.
•    Execute manufacturing product, process, and equipment transfers to support Strategic Initiatives.
•    Implement improvements based on continuous improvement and Lean initiatives.
•    Develop process flows and create bill of materials based on existing and new processes.
•    Provide support across all functional areas; interface with internal customers and suppliers.
•    Perform root cause analysis and support NC’s and CAPA’s as required. 
•    Use SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD for design and creation of gages, fixtures, and tooling.
•    Implement cost reduction by working closely with manufacturing to reduce scrap.
•    Create and maintain manufacturing related documentation including work instructions, batch records, PFMEA’s, etc
•    Determine process parameters/limitations to meet product specifications in collaboration with the New Product Introduction team.
•    Ensure key characteristics of requests are properly communicated between all parties (technical sales, engineering, and production).
•    Assist in Research & Development of new materials, assembly methods, and manufacturing processes.
•    Initiate, process, and review engineering change notices (ECN) according to change management requirements
•    Write and execute Engineering Studies, IQ’s, OQ's and PQ’s for equipment, processes, and product.
•    Personify the Teleflex Core Values: Entrepreneurial Spirit, Building Trust, and Make it Fun.
•    Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS degree required. Engineering degree preferred.
•    Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment (ISO, FDA, etc.) preferred.
 

 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes, specifically extrusion and injection molding, preferred
•    Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Power point.
•    General understanding of machine design and automation principles. 
•    Understanding of statistics and SPC.
•    Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to shifting priorities.
•    Exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills and the ability to think independently.
•    Lean, Six Sigma knowledge preferred.
•    Ability to rely heavily on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
•    Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills, fluent in English.
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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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