Global PLM Manager

Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 4463


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

This role is a 2 year fixed-term contract

The position can be located in Wyomissing, PA, Morrisville, NC or Maple Grove, MN

Project Quantum is a global strategic initiative within Teleflex. The key objectives of this project includes designing and deploying global PLM and MDM processes and systems. These processes and systems are required for governing the creation and change of product related data, ensuring consistency and accuracy. 
This role is part of the Global Quantum PLM Business Team, working closely with the Global Cross functional Quantum Team working towards the successful delivery of Project Quantum’s goals and objectives. The primary focus of the PLM initiative will be continuing to aligning Business Units, Engineering, Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing and the other functions in the creation and adoption of the global PLM process and system.

Principal Responsibilities


  • Project Champion,
  • Subject Matter Expert for global change management process and product data,
  • Own and execute business and technical PLM deliverables associated with the project:
  • Update and maintain business requirements based on the business needs,
  • Support PLM requirement and design changes to align with DSD Interface needs.
  • Resolution of business process defects,
  • Maintain the list of potential system enhancements,
  • Prepare and stage data as necessary to support testing,
  • Create test scenarios and test scripts, to facilitate system / enhancement testing,
  • Support execution of formal test cycles,
  • Defect logging and retesting,
  • SME for key change management processes.
  • Mapping current state process to future state process as required for global process rollout,
  • Support updates to the data transformation rules and transformation logic,
  • Effective collaboration with other Quantum workstreams (MDG, Data, Quality, OCM etc.),
  • Support the sites during the creation of manual data load sheets.
  • Input into the maintenance of Work instructions to support the PLM system,
  • Support training material design & associated staged data requirements,
  • End user training,
  • Support PLM planning, execution, monitoring & controlling to support successful program delivery.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor (or equivalent) degree in an engineering discipline;
  • 10+ years experience in an Engineering, Quality or Regulatory role involved in NPI or Sustaining engineering product changes in the Medical device industry,
  • Fully Trained in Oracle Agile PLM, 
  • Trained in Design Control, and Change Control essential, (AAMI Design Control training preferred),
  • Product data knowledge (Meta data, BOMs, DHF, DMR, UDI),
  • Six Sigma and/or Project Management qualifications would be advantageous, 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Key Relationships / Interfaces

  • Global Senior Manager PLM
  • IT PLM Manager
  • Senior PLM Solution Architect
  • Senior Manager QA

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Extensive experienced in the use of Oracle Agile PLM, 
  • Experience with SAP (ECC6) preferred (Specifically knowledge of BOMs, Routers and Inspection Plans),
  • Extensive experience working with Teleflex’s product data including UDI data,
  • Experience of NPI, product sustaining design changes and manufacturing transfers.
  • Strong people management skills, and experience managing stakeholder expectations,
  • Good problem solving & decision making ability working towards innovative solutions.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills,
  • Comfortable working with all levels of the organisation, including presentation to management,
  • Experience managing cross functional teams,
  • Experience with performing validation on systems,
  • Organized: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities. 

Behaviours / Values

  • Approachable and enthusiastic.
  • Flexible, collaborative and adaptable.
  • Innovative problem solver, 
  • Self starter, good initiative,
  • Strong people management skills,
  • Strong organizational skills with cultural awareness and sensitivity,

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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