Equipment Director

Date: 09-Mar-2023

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7901


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


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Principal Responsibilities

-    Provide high-level guidance and support to employees and other managers
-    Regularly interacts with executives and /or external parties on matter affecting the function
-    Overseas policies and procedures for immediate function
-    Recognized as a functional leader within the organization
-    Act as key member of the senior management team, foster a proactive approach, and recommend and implement solutions to company issues to drive performance, enabling the company to meet and exceed its short-term and long-term objectives
-    Participate in establishing strategic plans and objectives
-    Incorporate all functions related to safety testing, repair, and maintenance of all equipment used in an organization.
-    Maintains quality, safety and regulatory compliance relating to the production facility.
-    Responsible for ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specification imposed by the company, the customer and/or the industry while seeking creative cost effective solutions
-    Utilize best practice engineering methods to provide expert technical guidance for equipment engineering initiatives.
-    Provides training and technical leadership to appropriate personnel regarding equipment operations, standards and maintenance, and manufacturing processes tools and methods.
-    Identifies requirements for an annual maintenance budget, preparing recommendations for capital and refurbishment expenditures.
-    Ensure timely execution of projects and properly manages CapEx spend accordingly
-    Designs, implements and modifies preventive maintenance programs by reviewing maintenance reports and statistics, by reviewing quality control reports, and inspecting operating machines, equipment and systems for conformance with operational standards. 
-    Undertake effective OSH measures to ensure compliance, within the workplace, with the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and other legislative requirements.
-    Develop cost-reduction improvement projects while sustaining quality and productivity.
-    To verify and approve documentation such as User Requirement Specification (URS), Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT).
-    Oversite of a unified and holistic approach toward building an effective and efficient tooling engineering program and team.
-    Plans and assesses the development needs of the Equipment and Tooling engineering team and ensures an effective competency framework is in place
-    To carry out all business decisions of the company in accordance with all legal EHS requirements and company’s Environmental, Health and Safety policies and company compliance requirements
-    Creates a budget/capex, and monitor spending in order to ensure the project does not exceed budget

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Must hold a Bachelor's Degree; Master’s Degree preferred
•    At least fifteen (15) years experience in area of assignment
•    Proven experience as maintenance manager or other managerial role
•    Experience in planning maintenance operations
•    Solid understanding of technical aspects of electrical systems etc.
•    Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time. 

Teleflex is an equal opportunities employer

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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