Principal R&D Engineer

Date: Apr 26, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3807

 

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 teleflex.com.

 

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

•    Lead product development for Peripheral vascular portfolio in the Interventional business unit

Principal Responsibilities

•    Subject matter expert in the peripheral vascular therapies, understands or works to understand the clinical procedures associated with the relevant therapies. 
•    Utilizes best practices to obtain stakeholder feedback on unmet needs in the market. 
•    Participates and supports the ideation process, supports the development of product roadmaps and clinical procedural maps for the peripheral portfolio
•    Generate new product designs/concepts in an organized and consistent manner.
•    Interface with physicians and other medical personnel in a professional manner (maintaining confidentiality and intellectual property vigilance.)
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BA/BS in Engineering or physical sciences preferred.
•    With a degree, eight years of related experience required.
•    Without a degree, sixteen years of related experience required. 
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Familiarity with various materials and processes, such as extrusion processing, injection molding, machine shop operations, fixtures and tooling, adhesive and thermal bonding and various other processes for catheter fabrication and design required. 
•    Must possess knowledge, understanding and skills in: generating new product designs/concepts, catheter materials, processes and design plus test methods and metrology; project management, documentation, and a working knowledge of quality systems and medical device regulations.
•    Knowledge of clinical applications and associated product requirements with the ability to translate these requirements into detailed specifications.
 

 

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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