MDR Engineering Technician

Date: 19-Nov-2020

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 3077


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

This Kamunting Malaysia based lab tech position supports the MDR Engineering team by conducting finished product and / or component evaluations in accordance with internal procedures, as well as domestic and international standards for product qualification, verification, and validation. The role interfaces not only with the supervisor of the team, but also members of the engineering staff on projects in various levels of the product lifecycle, from pre-launch testing and analyses to current products.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Provide controlled lab testing of Teleflex products and competitor’s products; evaluations of functionality and reliability and support validations of new and existing products and processes.
•    Inspect and measure parts
•    Tests and documents returned customer complaints as required by Marketing and Customer Support Groups.
•    Performs reliability and functionality testing.
•    Evaluates existing products and materials, competitor products and vendor products.
•    Assists to develop uniform product evaluation protocols, procedures, test methods, test report forms and reports, and non-destructive test methods.
•    Follows test procedures and provides documented results in the form of spread sheets and lab report. 
•    Perform problem investigation and participate in team problem solving
•    Design and develop test fixtures and methods in accordance to ASTM, ISO, etc. guidelines
•    Conforms to the 5S principles and all QSR/ISO housekeeping requirements of the department.

Education / Experience Requirements

A Diploma or Bachelor degree in engineering or related fields is required. The chosen candidate must offer also extensive laboratory experience, ideally in medical device.  Other applicable experience areas could include quality assurance and quality testing laboratories.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Understanding engineering drawings is essential.  
•    A team player who is self-motivated, able to take initiative, and able to effectively prioritize work for self and group.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Speaks/writes English (preferred).  
•    A strong desire to help create a positive, winning, world class working environment.
•    Familiarity with MDR, ISO, Standards as well as GLP, GMP, and FDA design controls
•    Prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports.
•    Operate small tools, hand tools, measurement gauges, and fixtures
•    Operate automatic and manual machines that repair and test medical equipment parts and components, e.g. Force, Burst testers, etc.
•    Understand and communicate machine and component problem to support personnel and continuously monitor equipment and product produced.
•    Perform routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs using simple tools while working from instructions. 
•    Keep abreast of developments in area of repair and test of medical equipment parts and components.
•    Experienced with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.
•    Experienced with vision measurement systems
•    Experience with various measuring devices such as Instron, flow meters, pressure gauges, scales, temperature probes, etc.

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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