Principal Manufacturing Technology Technician

Date: Nov 14, 2023

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 9374


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


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

•    Installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing Production, R&D, PD and Quality equipment while maintaining a safe and efficient GMP working environment.
•    Completing assigned fixtures and equipment component fabrication tasks.
•    Creating and maintaining equipment support documentation.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair Production, R&D, PD and Quality equipment.
•    Design of fixtures, machines, and equipment components.
•    Lead equipment installations and contract projects.
•    Identify and complete improvement projects that reduce machine down time or reduce the frequency of recurring equipment issues.
•    Independently update Maintenance Control documents as required to reflect current maintenance requirements, practices, and procedures.
•    Train and mentor Manufacturing Technology personnel related to troubleshooting, repair, maintenance tasks, and documentation activities.
•    Independently operate/maintain and repair highly technical equipment as well as a broad range of equipment across production lines.  

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High school diploma/GED required. 2 year technical degree in a scientific discipline required, prefer Electrical or Electronic degree.
•    Minimum 7 years of equipment troubleshooting required

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Special Boiler License required or the ability to obtain one
•    Advanced knowledge of mechanical / electrical repair of common production equipment. 
•    Ability to read machine drawings and schematics.
•    Ability to troubleshoot down to piece part level.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills.
•    Advanced Computer skills.
•    Responsible for mentoring Technicians and Senior Technicians.
•    May have direct reports.


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.