Sr. Quality Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 10121


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

The Sr. Quality Engineer is responsible for improving quality, production, and processing methods and controls in manufacturing to achieve operational excellence. This position requires the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with manufacturing engineering and production in order to work and communicate across various levels of the organization. This position works closely with Design Assurance, Sustaining Engineering, and Manufacturing. The role is integral in supporting day-to-day operations.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Determine test requirements, test methods, sample sizes and statistical analysis for qualification / verification studies for manufacturing.
•    Develop verification, validation and qualification plans and reports for manufacturing.
•    Initiate and lead non-conformance investigations regarding component failures, finished goods failures, and product returns. This includes but is not limited to performing risk analysis, determining root cause, and recommending corrective action.
•    Support investigation of customer complaints, including product/record investigation, health risk assessments, identification of CAPA’s and report generation.
•    Coordinate the Change Impact Assessment activities. 
•    Support site initiatives such as Cost of Quality, Defects Per Million, and Continuous Improvement Projects.
•    Mentor and train engineers and production team members.
•    Reduce manufacturing process defects through corrections implemented.
•    Revise simple updates to manufacturing or quality SOPs and other related documentation.
•    Ensure company policies and procedures are followed.
•    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. 
•    Proactively eliminates possible manufacturing process defects.
•    Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in functional area.
•    Define, plan and execute major projects related to product quality and regulatory compliance.
•    Ensure company policies and procedures are followed, taking timely corrective action with the help of HR when necessary.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Engineering discipline. 
•    5 years of Quality Engineering work experience required. 
•    Experience in a manufacturing environment, with preference in a regulated or medical devices industry

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of functional area (process statistics, risk management, metrology and calibration, ISO13485, FDA QSRs, EU MDR).
•    In-depth understanding of the quality system and regulatory compliance.
•    Critical thinker and active listener with good time management skills in order to work with staff and Project Management teams to define deliverables.
•    Strong problem-solving skills.
•    Ability to lead and provide direction through solid oral and written communication skills.
•    Self-starter with the ability to quickly learn about new processes with very little information provided.
•    Ability to write technical reports and presentations.
•    Prior Product Quality experience in manufacturing and analytic approach to problem solving.
•    Knowledge of quality-related tools including, but not limited to, SPC, DOE and Quality Systems.
•    Lean Six Sigma training


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.