Material Science Engineer

Date: 6 Jun 2024

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 9940


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

1.    Stay current on industry trends and advancements in material science
2.    Researching suitable alternate materials and verifying specification and standards
3.    Advice new processes needed when applying new proposed materials
4.    Conducting initial quality tests on new materials and provide reports and recommendations.
5.    Evaluating supplier’s competency on material knowledge for future support.
6.    Work with suppliers for improvements, seeking ways to optimize processes through material characteristics
7.    Staying updated with new industrial trend and technologies, including environment & sustainability trend.
8.    Analyse performance of materials in various production testing to find suitability for manufacturing processes on a large scale
9.    Advice APAC procurement stakeholders on any existing materials that will be a risk to Teleflex on future supply and risk to environment.
10.    Scope – covers all Procurement related projects in APAC sites.

Education / Experience Requirements

:    Degree in Materials Science or related field.

    :    Min 3 years experience working with various materials such as but not limited to, resins such as PVC/ABS/EVA/PP, packaging materials, etc
    :    Involved in materials investigation or testing in extrusion, injection molding and other industrial processes. 
    :    Min 3 years experience working with operations/engineering to implement new processes related to new material introduction.
    :    Familiar with techniques in analysing and testing of materials
    :    1-3 years Laboratory experience 
    :    Good in communication and report writing 
    :    Good presentation skill

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.