Controls Engineer

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 8012


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

The Controls Engineer is responsible for supporting the design, integration, and administration of controls systems. This individual will support the plant floor through projects and process improvement activities by providing control systems support and applying this knowledge. Building and implementing new equipment and troubleshooting of existing production controls equipment are major responsibilities. This person will work independently and with others to design, program, troubleshoot, and assist with startup of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic power and control systems for specialized automation machines and existing manufacturing equipment. The Controls Engineer is required to program and troubleshoot production control hardware & software, including but not limited to PLCs, HMls, servo drives, and vision inspection systems. This position may require occasional after-hours contributions to support the needs of manufacturing.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Troubleshoot manufacturing controls systems real time with limited production downtime.
•    Implement controls systems and solutions with minimal oversight.
•    Design, wire, and program production equipment
•    Work with other Controls Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Maintenance Technicians.
•    Document systems, software, and electrical schematics
•    Support manufacturing by performing IQs and OQs of equipment.
•    Identify and implement improvement and cost saving measures for existing products, processes, and equipment.
•    Ownership and execution of controls-related capital projects (PEAs). 
•    Interact with and develop relationships with critical systems vendors

Education / Experience Requirements

•    One of the following education and experience combinations are required:
o    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar with 3+ years of direct controls engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
o    Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology or similar with 5+ years of direct controls engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
o    High school graduate/GED with 9+ years of direct controls engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.   
•    Working knowledge of controls systems hardware and programming, such as PLCs and HMIs, is required.
•    Experience programming and troubleshooting controls systems using ladder logic.
•    Experience working in a regulated manufacturing environment (ISO, FDA, etc.) is a plus.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Mechanical and electrical aptitude, especially related to troubleshooting and control panel builds.
•    Ability to develop machine design specifications based on internal and external customer requirements and needs.
•    Self-starter with the drive to learn new industrial controls software.
•    Understanding of control algorithms, such as PID tuning.
•    Experience in AutoCAD or a similar program is a plus.
•    Knowledge of process instrumentation implementation, such as temperature and pressure indicators/transmitters.
•    Experience with InfinityQS highly desired.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Effective verbal and written communication skills
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office and navigation around a Windows-based PC


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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