MDR Quality Engineer (Contract)

Date: 03-Apr-2021

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3371


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

Looking for a Quality Engineering partner that can help to outline and collaborate with MDR Hazardous Substitution team to build a strategic approach to materials substitution, feasibility, compliance testing and validation for this large MDR effort. Participate and interface with teams to address and execute the transition from the Medical Device Directive to the Medical Device Regulation. Products will include all classifications, i.e. Class I, IIa, IIb and III. The position will require basic knowledge to be capable of interfacing and assessing documents from various departments such as Clinical Affairs, R&D and BU Regulatory Affairs. The Quality Engineer applies best-practice quality, team-based and statistical tools and techniques, and promotes the value and use of such tools throughout the organization and EU MDR Program.

Principal Responsibilities

1. Develop quality plan strategy centered around hazardous substitution compliance of products affected by MDR for Anesthesia, Respiratory and Urology business units (BU).
2. Reviewing design history files, quality documents and technical files with BU R&D, Regulatory and MDR program work streams to outline test matrix to qualify MDR hazardous material substitutions in a scientific and cost-effective manner.
3. Lead and support quality focus pertaining to establishing hazardous substitution plan/qualifications and technical submissions.
4. Collaborate with BU and MDR program work streams to establish technical documentation, contribute to the development of project timelines and manage overall quality plan execution.
5. Manage the development strategy and execution of Design Verification and Validation test plans / protocols. Provide guidance on Product Requirements compliance. Participate in engineering Design Reviews.
6. Review, redline, and approve protocols and reports created by other function (including biocompatibility protocols, per our new process, in addition to DV, IEC, AA, RTA, ship testing, etc.).
7. Assist in documenting rationales for leveraging representative testing for other products SKUs or files.
8. Lead, establish and support process capability control development and data analysis for manufacturing processes pertaining to Anesthesia, Respiratory and Urology product manufacturing sites
9. Remediation of risk documentation.
10. Lead usability testing and/or usability rationales.
11. Provide guidance, strategy and direction for sample size and statistical analysis of Verification and Validation testing.
12. Provide training and guidance to project teams on all Quality Policies / Procedures (including verification, validation, statistical methods and design controls), when necessary.
13. Identify use of appropriate International standards.
14. Work in coordination with MDR PM to Monitor MDR government agency laws and regulations through websites and publications.
15. Interface and provide guidance to Quality Engineering teams in the BU’s and Manufacturing sites as related to the MDR project.
16. Brings MDR Regulatory Affairs questions/issues to the attention of MDR Project Management team and Business Units leads.
17. Determine issues which may create quality/regulatory obstacles; investigate and propose solutions
18. Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex's Code of Ethics, all Company policies, rules, procedures and housekeeping standards

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (> 5 years) working in a FDA or ISO regulated medical device environment.
  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years’ experience working in a FDA or ISO regulated environment.
  • The ideal candidate would have a degree in a scientific discipline such as plastics/materials, engineering, medical technology, biology, microbiology and or chemistry.
  • Experienced in the skillful preparation of risk management and design verification and validation documentation.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

1. Orientation for detailed work with emphasis on accuracy and completeness
2. Effective written and oral communication skills
3. Good organizational and planning skills; drives for results
4. Comprehesive quality compliance knowledge and working experience with Statistics, DOE, test method validation and IQ/OQ/PQ validations.
5. Good interpersonal skills that include working well in a team environment and the ability to lead others.
6. Ability to exercise reasonably independent judgment and discretion within a defined range of policies and practices.
7. Ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize/schedule work to meet business needs with routine supervision.
8. Working knowledge of international requirements and quality systems.
9. Computer Literate: Microsoft Office – PC, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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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