Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 10429

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

As a global provider of medical technologies, Teleflex is driven by our purpose to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. Through our vision to become the most trusted partner in healthcare, we offer a diverse portfolio with solutions in the therapy areas of anesthesia, emergency medicine, interventional cardiology and radiology, surgical, vascular access, and urology. We believe that the potential of great people, purpose-driven innovation, and world-class products can shape the future direction of healthcare. 
 
Teleflex is the home of Arrow™, Barrigel™, Deknatel™, QuikClot™, LMA™, Pilling™, Rüsch™, UroLift™ and Weck™ – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose.
 
At Teleflex, we are empowering the future of healthcare.  For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

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

The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for activities supporting various areas of manufacturing by achieving specified metrics such as yield, efficiency, etc.  This position will be responsible for identifying and completing projects that improve quality, increase capacity, and reduce cost of goods sold.  As part of identifying and completing projects, this individual will be expected to effectively partner with other functions such as Quality Engineering, R&D, Process Development, Operations, Marketing, etc.  In addition, this individual may be part of development teams to assist with the design and development of new production lines and projects moving through the Product Development Process.  Experience with IQ/OQ/PQ and P/DFMECA is required, experience with Lean Six Sigma Principles and Continuous Improvement is preferred.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Participate and lead non-conformance evaluations, root cause investigations, and CAPA actions related to materials, methods, operators, equipment, and manufacturing environment
•    Serve as technical expert for specified existing process/product technologies as well as new technologies as they transfer from Process Development into manufacturing
•    Assist with production management in planning of and implementing the necessary technical changes required to sustain adequate production line capacity
•    Ensure specific product line equipment is sustained in an acceptable state and available to production when needed
•    Create as required and sustain manufacturing procedures, RTs, and product structure BOMs that are accurate, complete, identify safety critical processes, and represent current approved best practices
•    Ensure production specific metrics, such as yield, efficiency, etc. are met and sustained
•    Perform detailed time studies and spending significant time observing the line, equipment, and product flow
•    Execute and complete improvement projects following applicable VSI business processes that either improve quality, increase capacity, reduce scrap, or reduce cost
•    Supervise, mentor and provide work direction for manufacturing Technicians or Engineers
•    Lead small/short-term projects
•    Complete line performance and improvement project work independently with little oversight needed
•    Ensure company policies and procedures are followed taking timely corrective action with the help of HR when necessary
•    Proactively correcting and/or creating policies and procedures, including business and quality processes
•    Interview, select, train and evaluate performance of new hires
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BA/BS in Engineering or relevant field
•    Master's degree is a plus.
•    3-5+ years of experience
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Experience with quality management systems and regulatory requirements (e.g., FDA QSR, ISO 13485).
•    Experience with IQ/OQ/PQ and P/DFMECA
•    Familiarity with CAD software and product lifecycle management (PLM) systems is desirable.
•    Experience with Lean and Six Sigma Principles is preferred
•    Must have an ability to manage work to meet tight timelines
•    Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
•    Attention to minute detail to quality, take initiative, adapt and learn
•    Ability to complete tasks and projects with minimal direction 
•    Ability to provide work direction/mentor Technicians and other Engineers
•    Works within budgetary guidelines of projects
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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 Talent@Teleflex.com.

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.