Process Engineer 1

Date: 23 Mar 2024

Location: Kulim, 02, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 9887


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

The process engineer is responsible for providing support, improving process, conduct analysis, troubleshoot issue. The engineer will work with cross-functional value-stream teams. This is a hands-on role which requires on-site support and managing other employees

Principal Responsibilities

•    Provides technical and sustaining engineering support in a manufacturing area.
•    Recommends and implements equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products.
•    Develops and conducts statistical analysis such as Design of Experiments (DOE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) targeting physical cause of failure for yield loss and improving quality.
•    Interacts with product design and development personnel to ensure that processes and designs are compatible.
•    Ability to establish and optimize process parameters for machine or equipment related to assembly process.
•    Ensure all operations carried out are within specifications as written in the procedures and work instructions.
•    Monitor and control department’s performance to reduce waste, improve efficiency and quality of output at all operations.
•    Ensure that process parameters are within control and liase with Quality personnel when equipment or process parameters are out of control.
•    Achieve overall assembly quality target as set by Management.
•    Develop and optimize assembly process cycle time, parameter setting, procedure, and work instruction for molding or assembly.
•    Troubleshoot production issue and establish permanent solution to improve on processes and production yield.
•    Participate in cross functional activities for new projects as well as to coordinate on project transfer.
•    Writing validation protocols, execute process validations, analyse and troubleshoot to optimize process.
•    Ensure all NCR (Non-Conformances Report) are close on time.
•    Develop and foster quality awareness and teamwork among employees.
•    Analyze manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction and throughput yield.
•    Upkeep and maintain production areas using 5S and Lean Manufacturing principles.
•    Support company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA regulations and good manufacturing practices.
•    Perform any other relevant and relates responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time as required by superior.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Must be able to communicate fluently (written and verbal) in English and Malay language.
•    Good communicator.
•    Creative and analytical thinker
•    Enthusiastic, cooperative, and positive behavior.
•    Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
•    Knowledge in Process Validation.
•    Root cause analysis and statistical methods.
•    Exposed to Quality Engineering tools and techniques, e.g SPC and Minitab.
•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related field.
•    Master’s degree in manufacturing related engineering field is an added advantage.
•    Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
•    Production engineering experience in manufacturing process
•    Worked in a lean manufacturing organization.
•    Familiar with FDA requirement on medical device regulation.

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.