Packaging Engineer Co-Op (Fall 2024)

Date: Feb 18, 2024

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 9632 


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 Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. 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 Packaging Co-op will work within the global packaging engineering group assisting packaging engineers with various medical device packaging projects.  The Packaging co-op will conduct package testing according to ASTM and/or ISTA standards and complete associated laboratory test reports.  The Packaging Co-op will work on assignments associated with medical device packaging design that are at various stages of the design cycle. This Co-op is a full-time position from June - December, 2024 to be based in Morrisville, NC.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Assist packaging engineers with package design and qualification activities.
•    Work directly with Teleflex corporate suppliers on package design. 
•    Assist packaging engineers with design control documentation and data mining. 
•    Assist with packaging laboratory equipment installation/validations as required. 
•    Conduct package testing according to ASTM and/or ISTA procedures.
•    Complete sample builds to provide test samples for package testing. 
•    Complete packaging laboratory test reports as required.
•    Assist with day to day operations of packaging laboratory

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Enrolled in a Packaging Science or Packaging Engineering curriculum. 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Basic computer knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred.
•    Knowledge of distribution simulation test methods/procedures preferred. 

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.