Project Coordinator, Sustaining

Date: Jun 3, 2023

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 8257


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


Vascular Access – Built on a history of innovation, our Arrow® brand of technically advanced vascular access devices are renowned throughout the world. Many of our vascular access products have antimicrobial and antithrombogenic protection designed to reduce vascular-related complications and include long and short dwell central venous catheters (CVC), sheath introducers, arterial lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), as well as specialty devices and an advanced vascular positioning system to facilitate precise placement of a PICC or CVC near the heart. 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 position is part of the Vascular program management team and is responsible for the project coordination of sustaining initiatives, lifecycle management projects, cost improvement, compliance and regulatory programs through a methodical approach of planning and supporting the overarching sustaining portfolio and projects as needed. The Coordinator must demonstrate process ownership and facilitate required steps through the Teleflex Sustaining Process. Key process requirements are inclusive of, but not limited to setting up and leading portfolio and project meetings, collecting accurate data in support of Business Unit and Corporate presentations, and engaging with R&D leads as well as other team members to enable effective and efficient project execution.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Monitor and collect sustaining project requests for the Vascular portfolio (intake process).
•    Prepare, organize, and schedule regularly recurring intake and portfolio review meeting in support of R&D list of sustaining activity and prioritization.
•    Maintain and communicate meeting minutes and action items associated with each review.
•    Support and coordinate data collection and/or metrics for any report-outs where Sustaining R&D inputs are required.
•    Ensure updates are provided on-time to the Teleflex-wide Sustaining Portfolio including the collection of monthly project updates from R&D managers or project leads.
•    Complete required sections of sustaining project intake forms and provide timely response to the initial requestor. Support completion of sections post requestor response.
•    Support coordination and recurring meetings with shared service groups required for project completion.
•    Own and support updates to Planview (Portfolio Management Tool) regarding project activities and as outlined by processes/procedures.
•    Assist technical staff and project leaders with preparation, analysis and formatting/presentation of data required for cross-functional review. Data sets may include project dashboards, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) scorecards, project gating, product labeling, vendor information, cost information, technical data, quality data, sales volumes, etc.
•    Request, collect and organize project and technical information from various Teleflex functional teams, such as operations, finance, marketing, quality, engineering, regulatory.
•    Create and/or update project charters and project information in coordination with the assigned project leader and/or requestor. 
•    Provide various project-level support for the R&D department projects, such as Business Gating materials, project software and dashboard updates, project documentation, technical reviews, and meeting minutes.
•    As required, travel to on-site technical product reviews, process improvement or product idea brainstorming events, core team meetings. Coordinate/lead meeting sessions or group exercises. Support the planning and coordination of meeting logistics, both prior to the event and on-site as required.
•    Document, organize and present meeting event results and action items. Assist in coordination of follow-up reviews of the results with the various cross functional teams. 
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex’s Code of Ethics and all company policies and procedures.
•    Prioritize, track and communicate change management workflow statuses and approvals. Work with approvers to expedite the process.
•    Execute DMR database searches and provide report for “component where used”, “where sold” and other information needed to scope and execute projects.
•    Execute sterilization, packaging and biocompatibility assessments collaborating with shared function subject matter experts.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Associates or bachelors degree preferred; Technical or engineering-related field preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Experience with data systems required
•    Experience within healthcare products, medical device or pharmaceutical companies preferred
•    Advanced proficiency in MS Office Tools and other software programs
•    Strong organizational and analytical skills
•    Clear verbal and written communication, ability to work cross-functionally with a variety of audiences (personal and soft skills are critical and required)
•    Willingness and ability to learn new processes and support implementation and execution
•    Internally driven and constantly looking for ways to further support and provide benefits to the organization


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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