R&D Lab Technician

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7642


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.


Surgical - Whatever the latest surgical breakthrough looks like, Teleflex is working to make it happen. From our MiniLap® Percutaneous Surgical System to Weck® Hem-o-lok® Polymer Locking Ligation System, and Weck EFx® Shield™ Fascial Closure System, our portfolio of products adds up to a powerful offering of solutions that helps improve patient outcomes. These innovative, minimally invasive surgery products are offered alongside time-tested and trusted Pilling® Surgical Instrument and Lightsource solutions to provide a comprehensive set of solutions to meet the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment. 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 will provide testing support to the Surgical R&D Analysis and Testing group and other cross-functional engineering and product development teams. Key activities include performing tests for various surgical medical devices and assisting with documentation and data capture. This individual must be an effective communicator, should possess strong test documentation skills and an awareness of medical device products/working in a regulated industry. 

Principal Responsibilities

1.    Follow Test Requests, Work Instructions and Protocols to execute feasibility testing and design verification testing
2.    Record data generated from testing (Data collection and GDP)
3.    Provide feedback on test methods for continuous process improvement 
4.    Support testing with component/sample sorting and preparation, data organization, set-up and clean-up
5.    Assist in test method development and analysis to support root cause investigations (CAPAs, customer complaints, manufacturing issues)
6.    Utilize and become highly proficient in the operation of lab equipment (Keyence Optical Microscope, Instron, CT scanner and SEM) to perform product testing 
7.    Continuously improve test methods, data collection methods, forms, process standardization, etc.
8.    Provide other department support as requested by immediate supervisor or senior management.
9.    This position requires direct contact with an implantable device     
10.    This position requires direct contact and handling of animal tissue

Education / Experience Requirements

1.    2-5 years of experience in product testing (medical device preferred) 
2.    Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
3.    Good Verbal and Written Communication
4.    Prefer understanding of GMP / FDA / ISO work environment
5.    Prefer understanding of ISO and ASTM testing methods for medical devices
6.    Prefer understanding of the Design Control Process


Specialized Skills / Other Requirements


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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