Product Development Engineer

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Mansfield, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3102


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 Product Development Engineer is responsible for the design and development of new products, for sustaining existing products, including design calculations, creating solid models, and detailing prints with minimal supervision, and for interfacing with customers, vendors, and internal departments, all of which are essential to achieving our goal of on-time delivery and high-quality products.  Additionally, responsible for activities related to the Mansfield Innovation Center launch and continued expansion.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Develop new custom products and improve existing products
•    Manage project as a team leader, whose duty encompasses the full scope of the project
•    Address customer’s issues and improve performance, appearance, and impact of product on the end-user
•    Review and approve customer orders for manufacturing
•    Research new materials, assembly methods, and manufacturing processes
•    Develop B.O.M.s and assembly methods
•    Develop design controls from initial customer request through Verification/Validation of products
•    Initiate, process, and review Engineering Change Orders
•    Provide support to manufacturing, marketing, and customer service; interface with customers and suppliers
•    Provide costing structures to Technical sales for new products or revisions that affect product costing
•    Perform IQ, PQ’s and OQ as required per design control
•    Create and manage project plans and schedules
•    Developing drafting/design standards to increase efficiency
•    Writing, monitoring, and reviewing test protocols
•    Determine product specifications/limitations
•    Implement cost reduction by working closely with manufacturing to reduce scrap and waste
•    Review Customer Specifications and revise as required  
•    Perform analysis verification of design, which may include calculation and/or FAI 
•    Design and assist in the manufacturing of fixtures and tooling
•    Use of SolidWorks (3D Modeling) to create designs and drawings
•    Use of 3D printer to print fixtures and other models as needed
•    Perform testing and data analysis related to expanding the Innovation Center database
•    Assist in researching and managing new equipment vendors
•    Write and qualify test methods as needed
•    Completes work in compliance with GMP and ISO regulations and within safety guidelines
•    Personify the Teleflex ore Values: Entrepreneurial Spirit, Building Trust, and Make it Fun
•    Support customer focus to meet and exceed customer expectations

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS degree required. Prefer a degree in Engineering or related technical field
•    Minimum of three years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment. Medical device industry background preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes required. As related to medical device manufacturing preferred
•    Proficient in MS Office Products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
•    Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to shifting priorities
•    Ability to work independently as a self-starter with strong proactive work ethics
•    Demonstrated customer relations, and product development skills
•    Must be well-organized, detail oriented with excellent listening,verbal and written communication skills
•    Exceptional problem solving and decision making skills and the ability to think independently
•    Ability to manage development programs across multiple locations and project teams
•    Familiar with the design controls, FDA regulation, and GMP practices, QSR requirements
•    Experience with Risk Analysis
•    Ability to rely heavily on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
•    Proficient in 3D Modeling, preferably SolidWorks
•    Good working knowledge of GD&T
•    Proven track record for project management


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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