Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 5609

 

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

This position will provide Teleflex Medical OEM with project management and technical support for our medical device operation primarily supporting the OEM Strategic Initiatives. Interface with customers, sales, quality, and regulatory in identifying, planning, and executing OEM strategic projects. This role will conduct critical functions such as product line transfers, validations, troubleshooting, lean manufacturing, and identifying and implementing process improvements. The individual will work with cross-functional teams to move pilot operations into production and lead/support subsequent transfer projects.

 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Manage projects which support the OEM Strategic Initiatives
•    Manage transfer activities for specific production cells 
•    Establishes and defines technical scope and objectives for strategic initiative projects
•    Develops project plans, specifies the project goals, strategy and schedules, identifies areas of risk, contingency plans, cost/budget estimates and allocation of resources or capital
•    Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks
•    Quickly and clearly communicates issues, risks, and risk mitigation plans to mangement
•    Prepares project status reports to keep management, customers, and contingency plans that may be required
•    Provide technical guidance to engineers and technicians in multiple OEM facilities in support of the OEM strategy
•    Liaison between Product Development and Manufacturing during product transfers to ensure successful transition and design for manufacturabilty
•    Support Process FMEAs and production transfer documentation
•    Coordinate the design, procurement, build and troubleshooting of tooling, machinery and test equipment
•    Reduce cycle times and identify process improvements utilizing lean manufacturing principles and quality first mentality
•    Independantly write and execute validations and/or assist technicians and other engineers in executing validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ)
•    For Senior level only – Mentor and coach less experienced engineers and technicians 
•    Drive a safety driven culture
•    Other duties as assigned
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering required with a focus in Plastics, Manufacturing, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
•    2 - 5 years' experience in a medical device manufacturing or heavily regulated industry.
•    Previous product transfer experience a plus
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Project management 
•    Experience with plastics manufacturing processes is preferred. (Injection molding, extrusion, Thermal forming, Bonding, Ultrasonic Welding, etc.) 
•    Engineering Drawing creation and interpretation (Solidworks, AutoCAD, GD&T)
•    Capital Equipment Specification, Development, and Support
•    Familiar with design control, FDA regulation and GMP practicies
•    Statistical Techniques/Analysis using Minitab or similar tool
•    Experience with Lean Six Sigma preferred, belt certification a plus
•    Ability to prioritize and work independently 
•    Good oral and written communication skills
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented who can work independently
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office required 
•    Spanish speaking a plus
 

 

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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