Production Operator

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Mansfield, MA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3822


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 Production Operator position will utilize established documentation, equipment, quality and production processes in accordance with safety procedures, and medical device regulations to process and manufacture finished products, such as sutures and absorbable fibers.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Set up, operate and adjusts multiple production processes and/or equipment to SOP as trained, including packaging and labeling.
•    Understands and uses various measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, rulers, Instron, and scales following prescribed procedures to meet high-quality specifications.
•    Documents process data and parameters as required by GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices).
•    Identifies when the process is out of spec and recognizes when to notify the supervisor or manufacturing engineer.
•    Follow applicable safety requirements, procedures, work instructions, and standards as required, including the use of personal protective equipment.
•    Understand general and technical aspects of the job
•    Use personal judgment in problem-solving and troubleshooting problems.
•    Must be able to work flexible hours.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience required. 2 years experience preferred.
  • Previous experience working in the medical device field preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Basic computer skills with Microsoft office. SAP experience preferred.
•    Basic math (addition, subtraction, and division) skills and assembly skills
•    Strong interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills.
•    Strong attention to detail.
•    Excellent verbal communication skills including demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.
•    High degree of initiative.
•    Ability to work under minimal supervision. 
•    Exposure to high production/output machinery and equipment and constant noise in the production environment.
•    Will spend 10% of the time sitting and 90% persistent standing or walking/carrying
•    Must be able to avoid potentially moving objects which could cause injury
•    Consistent lifting: 2-20 lbs. necessary/ Max = 50 pounds
•    Must be able to reach, grasp, pull-push consistently.
•    Fine motor skills required.
•    Strong hand-eye coordination.
•    Sight: Vision must be strong enough, with or without corrective lenses, to allow the employee to safely and accurately complete their job responsibilities
•    Must be available to work weekends and overtime as needed.


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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