Mechanical Designer, Medial Device Regulations

Date: Jul 26, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 3693


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


Interventional - The Interventional business unit at Teleflex offers innovative medical devices that are used to diagnose and treat coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. We place a strategic emphasis on complex coronary and peripheral interventions, vascular access, bone access, specialty biologic treatments and cardiac assist. Our current Interventional products include a broad range of clinically relevant solutions, such as our GuideLiner® and Turnpike® Catheters, AC3 Optimus™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and OnControl® Powered Bone Access System. With a strong R&D footprint and pipeline, our fast-growing Interventional business unit is poised to continue the development of new technologies to serve critically ill patients for years to come. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

REMOTE Opportunity! The Mechanical Designer’s primary job function is creating 3D models and 2D drawings of jigs, fixtures, gages, and auxiliary equipment to support new product development and production manufacturing in the organization. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Develop 3D models and 2D drawings for jigs, fixtures, gauges, and auxiliary equipment leveraging design experience and department design standards and best practices 
•    Provide design and drafting support across the organization as needed
•    Provide backup support for processing CO’s when required
•    Manage 3D printing projects for the organization and oversee machine preventive maintenance  
•    Understanding of ISO9000, FDA, and GMP requirements required
•    Apply working knowledge of standard MFG processes, common materials, and coatings in design projects. 
•    Facilitate procurement of jigs, fixtures, gages, and auxiliary equipment with vendors on design projects as necessary
•    Provide mentoring and training to Mechanical Drafters on CO process, Agile work flows, Solid Works functions, design best practices 
Note: 75% of this job involves direct R&D activities

Education / Experience Requirements

  • 3- 5 years of experience in mechanical design
  • 3-5 years development of medical devices preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience using Solid Works & PDM
  • 2 years of experience using Oracle Agile PLM software or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. Adobe Acrobat

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Working knowledge of various technologies related to catheter design and construction, such as extrusion, injection molding, adhesive, thermal bonding, welding, core wires, and reflow processing
•    Working knowledge of Solid Works design methods including, surfacing, sweeps, sheet metal, injection mold design, drawings formats, templates, start parts and assemblies, custom properties, BOMs, top-down design methods, etc. 
•    Working knowledge of manufacturing technologies: milling, drilling, turning, EDM, deburring, welding, broaching, stamping, extrusion, injection molding, etc. 
•    Working knowledge of additive manufacturing technologies and materials: FDM, SLS, SLA, Polyjet, etc.
•    Working knowledge and application of ASME Y14.5-2009 Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Engineering Drawings standard including Geometric Tolerance and Dimensioning (GD&T)
•    Creative problem-solving skills and high mechanical aptitude
•    Ability to effectively contribute to cross-functional teams and projects 
•    Ability to manage dynamic workload and prioritize tasks efficiently 
•    Attention to detail


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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