Extrusion Technician -1st Shift Melt

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7938


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

Results driven professional dedicated to constant learning and training. Spends time assisting operators on the path to excellent yields removing obstacles, suggesting 7 Step & 5S opportunities. Must have excellent equipment acumen, with the ability to be creative and troubleshoot when necessary. Technical aptitude, people-centric and ability to help lead a team to excellence.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Oversees extrusion operations, equipment maintenance, quality, waste/scrap, documentation, and production output
•    Responsible for key performance metrics communicating the good and the concerns to all levels of the department Leadership (i.e. engineers, managers, supervisors, etc.)
•    Help lead and motivate operators to meet targets. Ability to remove obstacles when needed  
•    Helps supervisor develop staffing requirements and equipment assignments
•    Train team members on machine operations, process and procedures (SOPs)
•    May be required to assist in procedure documentation and training development
•    Provides training, guidance and direction to operators   
•    May be asked to conduct quality checks, assist in root-cause analysis, problem solving and reporting issues to Supervisor, assists in implementation of corrective action
•    Acts as liaison between production operations and Lead/Supervisor and maintains communication between shift operations
•    Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime
•    Must be able to adapt to change in fast paced environment

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High school education or equivalent required
•    5 years manufacturing experience required
•    Machine operations experience, working independently and in a team environment
•    Medical Devices experience preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Strong written, verbal and analytical experience required
•    Knowledge in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•    Ability to prioritize
•    Time management
•    High attention to detail
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Ability to work with a variety of people 



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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