Engineering Manager - EPIC Center

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Mansfield, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 50%

Requisition ID: 4042


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


OEM – Teleflex Medical OEM is a leading global provider of product development and production services for medical device manufacturers. We set ourselves apart with deep expertise, decades of experience, a dedication to design for manufacturability, and extensive, in-house capabilities, which include engineering, regulatory services, material selection and formulation, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly and packaging. We deliver industry-changing innovations and next-generation solutions for extrusions; diagnostic and interventional catheters; balloons and balloon catheters; sheath/dilator sets; specialty sutures, braids and fibers; and bioabsorbable sutures, yarns and resins. 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 Engineering Manager reports to the Engineering & Manufacturing Director for OEM Performance Fibers. This role serves as the leader for the Product Development and Biomedical Engineering groups in the Mansfield, MA and Coventry, CT facilities to help define and implement best practices consistent with the business goals and objectives. This role is responsible for directing, coordinating, and managing engineering functions within Product Development and Biomedical Engineering to achieve safety, quality, regulatory, on time delivery, productivity, customer experience, and budgetary goals. The Engineering Manager is also responsible for management and continuous improvement of customer product development activities and the development of new technical capabilities as guided by sales, marketing and business leadership. They are to work hand-in-hand with management to help develop both short and long term strategic plans, as well as initiatives to promote consistency and synergy between the two facilities.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for overseeing product and process development by engineering, launch and support including: design control activities, contract review, process validations, prototype development, pre-production operations, pilot production lots, transfer to full production and on-going support.
•    Direct and coordinate activities concerned with production of products under development , utilizing knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures, machine and equipment capability.
•    Foster the development and continuous improvement of customer-centric processes and best practices.
•    Ensure regulated, ISO, company, and specific customer quality standards and procedures are implemented and maintained. 
•    Work with Quality, Regulatory, Sales, Marketing, Customer Care, Finance, Manufacturing and Materials Planning as well as other support functions to achieve and deliver customer driven projects on time and on budget. Communicate and act as liaison with other departments to facilitate engineering support to the facility and customers and prepare written/computer reports concerning engineering activities as required.
•    Direct and coordinate sustaining activities and projects.
•    Ensure alignment of engineering goals with buisness objectives.
•    Develop succession plans that support employee retainment, growth, and overall business growth.
•    Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of engineering operations, including provision for and selection of employees, counseling and motivation, meeting organization, establishment of goals and objectives, as well as planning, organizing, integrating, and measuring the work performed within the engineering group.
•    Maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
•    Administer company rules, regulations, policies and ethics governing employment.
•    Perform other duties as assigned or necessitated by business conditions or changes.
•    Travel to customers and suppliers as needed.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Minimum of a BS degree in engineering, business administration/management, physical sciences or related field is required. 
•    Minimum of 3 years of Management experience.
•    Minimum of 7 years experience in a medical device, component, or related manufacturing environment.
•    Minimum of 12 years experience in a engineering or manufacturing environment.
•    Must have knowledge of purchasing techniques, bills of materials and routings, inventory control techniques, and ERP/MRP practices and techniques.
•    Must be knowledgeable in many aspects of medical device design, development, engineering and production.  
•    OEM supplier experience is preferred.
•    Must demonstrate knowledge of medical device product use and applications. 
•    A background and working knowledge of cGMPs, lean manufacturing principles and process monitoring tools is critical.  
•    A proven track record of leading change and assisting in building and developing a team focused on process excellence and continuous improvement is vital. 
•    Experience in effective goal setting and accountability to results. 
•    Experience in managing reports across multiple facilities is a plus.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project required. 
•    Project Management and multi-tasking skills required. 
•    Proven ability to effectively lead and develop subordinates.  
•    Ability to work collaboratively with all departments
•    Must have strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills for effective dealings with customers and team members. 
•    Strong leadership skills as demonstrated by the ability to make difficult decisions, take calculated risks, lead a diverse organization all the while building a team that is collaborative and results oriented. 
•    Demonstrated ability to deliver against high expectations. 
•    Strong organizational, negotiation, influencing, motivational and developmental skills.
•    Effective at managing resources and objectives across multiple facilities.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

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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