Product Development Engineering Intern (Mansfield)

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Mansfield, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 9821


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

Full-time internship during the summer (May-August 2024), based in Mansfield, MA with the potential to continue support part-time through holidays/school year. Supports design control, component qualification, and contract-manufactured development projects for new products, configurations, or line extensions. Works closely with Development to understand critical characteristics/specifications, manufacturing processes, and support project tasks. Uses lab equipment (e.g., tensile testers, inspection equipment, drop gauges, etc) as required. Test suture materials, braids, and constructs in accordance with site procedures using USP test methods and reporting on results. Supports Design Control and other project deliverables related to Development projects and initiatives.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Assists in writing and performing test protocols and reports.
•    Assists in the analysis of test data and documentation of key results.
•    Participates in the qualification of new test equipment and performing Gauge R&Rs.
•    Supports customer communications and project tracking.
•    Writes test methods as needed under guidance from Development Engineers.
•    Assists with customer requests and requests for quotes (RFQs).
•    Assists with the completion and tracking of project deliverables.
•    Assists in collecting data and creating documentation for project deliverables.
•    Supports administrative tasks related to project and/or development activities. 
•    Able to use critical thinking concepts.
•    Maintains a cooperative and motivational attitude with co-workers.
•    Ability to provide clear and concise written reports to supervisor or manager and to keep them abreast of activities and results.
•    Ability to read, understand, and apply procedures according to established guidelines.  
•    Capture requirements, review processes and propose areas for improvement 
•    Interfaces with a variety of internal and external customers including: Manufacturing, Marketing, R&D, and Regulatory. 
•    Performs Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational  Qualification (OQ), and Process Qualification (PQ) protocols as needed.
•    Completes work in compliance with GMP and ISO regulations and within safety guidelines.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Highschool graduate currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science related field. 
•    Previous experience with working in a laboratory environment preferred.
•    Familiar with GMP and medical experience preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word & Excel required.
•    Strong attention to detail.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Eagerness to learn and accept challenges and adaptable to change.
•    Basic statistics knowledge preferred. 
•    Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities.
•    Ability to solve problems and analyze data.
•    Ability to think and work independently but also work well in teams.
•    Ability to work during holidays and summer required, in addition to working during the regular. work/school weeks.    
•    Ability to adapt to a variety of software applications. 


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: 877-880-8588 or

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.