Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Jaffrey, NH, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 7004

 

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 subsequent transfer projects.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Manage projects which support the OEM Strategic Initiatives.
•    Function as Site Lead for transfer activities.
•    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 advanced engineering support in the areas of design, manufacturing process, material characteristics related to the development and manufacture of products.
•    Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineers and technicians in all OEM facilities in support of the OEM strategy.
•    Liaison between Product Development and Manufacturing during product transfers to ensure successful transition.
•    Support Process FMEAs and production transfer documentation
•    Coordinate the design, procurement, build and debug of tooling, machinery and test equipment
•    Work with Product Development to ensure Design for Manufacturability
•    Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management
•    Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
•    Reduce cycle times and identify process improvements utilizing lean manufacturing principles and quality first mentality
•    Conduct validations independently and assist technicians and junior engineers in executing validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ)
•    Drive a safety driven culture
•    Other duties as assigned

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a focus in Plastics, Manufacturing, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
•    5 years' experience in a medical device manufacturing or heavily regulated industry. 
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Project management 
•    Experience with plastics manufacturing processes is essential. (Injection molding, extrusion, Thermal forming, Bonding, Ultrasonic Welding, etc.) 
•    Engineering Drawing creation and interpretation (Solidworks, AutoCAD, GD&T)
•    Design for manufacturing
•    Manufacturing Process Development
•    Capital Equipment Specification, Development, and Support
•    Good oral and written communication skills. 
•    Initiate, prioritize and drive projects to completion
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented who can work independently.
•    FDA/ISO manufacturing/documentation requirements, QSR, GMP, FMEA, IQ, OQ, PQ etc.
•    Process improvement methodology.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office required 
•    Statistical Techniques/Analysis using Minitab or similar tool
•    Experience using statistical methods
•    Spanish speaking a plus
 

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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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