Senior R&D Engineer

Date: 27 May 2023

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 8226


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. Functions in a pro-active role in research and development activities in the advance level scope of assignments including studies & projects requiring analysis, extensive research associated with the design & design modifications of medical devices, components & formulations.
  2. Prepares or coordinates formal documentation of the product Designs, Risk Analysis, Product Specifications, Market Specifications, etc. according to established Product Development Procedures, and initiates formal reviews to get approved per said procedures
  3. Develops & coordinates the running protocol for the validation of new or modified devices or components including validations of design, manufacturing, assembly, packaging and sterilization where applicable with development engineers and the appropriate support group departments such as engineering, regulatory, documentation, tooling & manufacturing.
  4. Prepares or coordinates formal documentation with the assigned Development Engineer on the product design file in accordance to established Product Development/ Design Control procedures and initiates formal reviews to get approved per relevant procedures.
  5. Supports new product development and sustaining engineering efforts for the Manufacturing plants as applicable. Teleflex is a Global organization with manufacturing facilities in the US, Mexico, Czech Republic, Malaysia and Germany. Ability to travel in international locations is mandatory.
  6. Investigates and resolves technical problems involving product performance, production equipment or facility systems affecting production.
  7. Prepares or follows up on preparation of design drawings, specifications, estimates of costs, mainframe updates, etc. based upon discussion & consultation with a sales staff or customer on product requirements and specification where the design or manufacturing problems are involved.
  8. Works with manufacturing in the justification and the selection of the manufacturing process and assigns projects and establish priorities to ensure datelines and goals are achieved.
  9. Interface with process engineering & quality engineering to coordinate changes in process, tooling, equipment and material identified to positively impact the manufacturing process while staying within the regulatory requirements and Product Design Control procedures.
  10. Coordinates the report on project status for all responsible projects and generates reports in formal periodic project review meetings, which include progress against approving schedules, capital spending and expense status.
  11. Functions also in other qualified capacities as a primary engineering resource on material, special projects, process improvements and six sigma initiatives when required.
  12. To ensure the implementation and maintenance within the workplace of an effective management for occupational safety and health consistence with the Occupational Safety & Health Act 1994 and other legislative requirements

Education / Experience Requirements

Qualification :
Must have an undergraduate degree in a related engineering/material science field, graduate or advanced degrees strongly preferred.

a) Talented and ambitious to learn and get things done
b) The candidate has an engineering background in Medical Technology, packaging, plastic or chemical engineering. Ideally some relevant work experience in manufacturing, Quality Assurance, engineering, or Product Development related to Medical Device Industry. Candidates with an engineering background in electronic or mechanical education, given relevant work experience of at least 4-5 years in the Medical Device Industry will be considered.
c) Good skills with computers and standard software as well fluid English skills in oral and written are a must.
d) Flexibility – Requirement to travel is moderate

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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