Senior R&D Design Engineer

Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 9021

 

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

The Senior R&D Engineer plays a key role in the conception and development of innovative surgical products while leading project core teams through Design History File generation and commercialization activities.

As a technical leader, the Sr. R&D engineer will work with project management to appropriately plan, de-risk, and execute projects.

The ideal candidate will be internally motivated and personally accountable to project success. They will also enjoy learning from and teaching others in the department to strengthen oneself and continue to improve the abilities of others on the team.

It is expected that the candidate will be capable of designing predominantly mechanized assemblies and generating fully defined 2D drawings for fabrication. The ability to work in a cross functional environment and gather needed information from other functions are critical skills to be successful in this position.The Senior R&D Engineer plays a key role in the conception and development of innovative surgical products while leading project core teams through Design History File generation and commercialization activities. 
As a technical leader, the Sr. R&D engineer will work with project management to appropriately plan, de-risk, and execute projects. 
The ideal candidate will be internally motivated and personally accountable to project success. They will also enjoy learning from and teaching others in the department to strengthen oneself and continue to improve the abilities of others on the team. 
It is expected that the candidate will be capable of designing predominantly mechanized assemblies and generating fully defined 2D drawings for fabrication. The ability to work in a cross functional environment and gather needed information from other functions are critical skills to be successful in this position.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Project planning, requirements development, test planning and execution to generate auditable Design History Files.
•    Crossfunctional technical leadership to facilitate development activities and honor timelines and budgets as projects advance through the product development process.
•    Generating detailed designs for surgical product concepts in an organized and consistent manner
•    Developing 3D models and 2D drawings in SolidWorks for product designs, assembly fixtures, and auxiliary equipment leveraging design experience and department design standards and best practices. 
•    Developing product assembly documentation as required. 
•    Mentor peers and junior engineers and contribute to the culture of growth and development.
•    Support project managers and facilitate project success through project scoping, planning, risk mitigation, team building and execution management activities.
•    Apply design for manufacturing principals to component and device design.
•    Initiate and own document changes for drawings and other controlled documentation.
•    Create and release documentation for purchase and assembly of equipment.
•    Determines cost of equipment, parts, and tooling related to designed equipment.  
•    Assists in the preparation of capital purchase requests.
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline required, Mechanical/Biomedical (mechanical) Engineering preferred
•    Minimum of five (5) years relevant engineering experience in a regulated industry required, medical device experience preferred. Experience designing components within a medical device facility utilizing CAD software preferred
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficiency with Solidworks required.
•    Familiarity with various materials and processes, such as extrusion processing, injection molding, machining operations, fixture and tooling development, and adhesive and thermal bonding techniques
•    Experience in project management, documentation, and a working knowledge of quality systems and medical device regulations (ISO13485).
•    Working knowledge and application of ASME Y14.5-2009 Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Engineering Drawings.
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented.

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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 Talent@Teleflex.com.

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.