R&D Test Engineer 1

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 6174


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 Testing group and other cross-functional engineering and product development teams. Key activities include defining, documenting, analyzing, performing and interpreting tests for various surgical medical devices. The candidate will also assist in development, validation, optimization and maintenance of test methods and work instructions. 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Generate engineering documentation in order to support various products. This includes the ability to generate protocols and reports, test procedures/work instructions, test method validations (TMV), Verification and Validation activities, and work with cross-functional team members to establish and maintain Design History Files (DHF).
  • Execute feasibility testing and design verification testing 
  • Data collection and GDP
  • Perform testing to support root cause investigations 
  • Utilize and become highly proficient in the operation of lab equipment (Keyence Microscope, Instron, SEM, CT) to perform product testing and analysis
  • Manage inventory of test equipment, supplies, and samples
  • Continuously improve test methods, data collection methods, forms, process standardization, etc.
  • Interface with Agile for document control (document release, revisions, etc.)
  • This position requires direct contact with an implantable device     
  • This position requires direct contact and handling of animal tissue

Education / Experience Requirements

  • 1.    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Related Discipline  
  • 2.    0-2 years of experience in product development and testing 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

  • Objective critical thinker with flexible and open-minded approach
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Basic Solidworks capabilities, especially 2D drawings suitable for fabrication
  • Basic statistics, Minitab/Matlab 
  • Ability to simultaneously follow directives and independently evaluate situations
  • Good Verbal and Written Communication - technical writing, executive summaries, etc.
  • Collaboration skills to interface with SME’s, vendors and other BU’s, etc.
  • Prefer understanding of GMP / FDA / ISO work environment
  • Prefer understanding of ISO and ASTM testing methods for medical devices
  • Prefer understanding of the Design Control Process


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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