Product Evaluation Lab Technician, Morrisville NC

Date: Sep 1, 2021

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 4606

 

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 teleflex.com.

 

Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine - At Teleflex, we promote the use of advanced anesthesia and emergency medicine techniques to help improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. We equip clinicians with some of the most advanced medical devices on the market today, from our world-class brands including: 

•    LMA® and Rüsch® airway management devices designed to help reduce the risk of airway-related complications
•    Arrow® pain management products designed to improve patients’ post-operative pain experience 
•    The Arrow® EZ-IO® System that helps address the time-critical challenge of emergency vascular access, and 
•    QuikClot® and QuikClot Control+® hemostatic devices, used by hospitals, EMS, and the military for hemorrhage control in a broad range of bleeding situations.  

Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers advanced medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Long Description

Position Summary

This Morrisville, NC based lab tech position supports the Research and Development Engineering team by conducting finished product and/or component evaluations in accordance with internal procedures, as well as domestic and international standards for product qualification, verification, and validation. The role interfaces not only with the supervisor of the team, but also members of the engineering staff on projects in various levels of the product lifcycle, from pre-launch testing an analyses to current products.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide controlled lab testing of Teleflex products and competitor's products; evaluations of functionality and reliability and support validation of new and existing products and processes
  • Inspect and measure parts
  • Tests and documents returned customer complains as required by Marketing and Customer Support Groups
  • Performs reliability and functionality testing
  • Evaluates existing products and materials, competitor products and vendor products
  • Assists to develop uniform product evaluation protocols, procedures, test methods, test report forms and reports, and non-destructive test methods
  • Follows test procedures and provides documented results in the form of spreadsheets and lab reports
  • Perform problem investigation and participate in team problem solving
  • Design and develop test fixtures and methods in accordance to ASTM, ISO, etc. guidelines
  • Conforms to the 5S principles and all QSR/ISO housekeeping requirements of the department

Education / Experience Requirements

A high school diploma is required, an associate's degree is preferred, and a baccalaureate degree in engineering or related fields is a plus. The chosen candidate must offer also extensive laboratory experience, ideally in medical device. Other applicable experience areas could include quality assurance and quality testing laboratories.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

  • Understanding engineering drawings is essential
  • A team player who is self motivated, able to take initiative, and able to effectively prioritize work for self and group
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Speaks/writes English (essential)
  • A strong desire to help create a positive, winning, world class working environment
  • Familiarity with GLP, GMP, and FDA design controls
  • Prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports
  • Operate small tools, hand tools, measurement gauges, and fixtures
  • Operate automatic and manual machines that repair and test medical equipment parts and components, e.g. Force, Burst testers, etc.
  • Understand and communicate machine and component problem to support personnel and continuously monitor equipment and product produced
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs using simple tools while working from instructions
  • Experience with software systems (SAP, Agile)
  • Experienced with vision measurement systems
  • Experience with various measuring devices such as Instron, flow meters, pressure gauges, scales, temperature probes, etc.

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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