Metrology Engineer

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Pleasanton, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 6045

 

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.

 

Interventional Urology – NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract’s focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving sexual function*1,2. The UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH in men over the age of 45. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 175,000 men have been treated with the UroLift System in select markets worldwide.** Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives. 

 * No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the FDA pivotal study.

** Management estimate based on product sales and average units per procedure

  1. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  2. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge.1 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.

Position Summary

The Metrology Engineer works as part of Neotract-Teleflex’s quality team by developing and implementing best measurement scheme for product and component inspection requirements. As an integral member of the Quality team, this position supports Quality Assurance, R&D, and Manufacturing/Operations in accordance with applicable quality system procedures. This position requires proficiency using a Micro-Vu or similar measurement systems, developing mechanical inspection/test methods, experience testing and inspecting material components, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Provide technical expertise in dimensional metrology tools such as Micro-Vu, CMM, OMM, GD&T, test and inspection techniques applicable to medical devices and components.
•    Develop and validate the optimal measurement scheme for variable, attribute, or functional testing.
•    Design and develop fixtures, tools, and hardware with CAD tools for use in metrology tools and applications.
•    Create documentation such as work instructions, test method validation reports, inspection plans, and technical memorandums.
•    Possess strong foundation in statistical concepts and techniques including gage repeatability and reproducibility, process capability, sampling plans, and confidence intervals.
•    Ability to work in a matrix organization and contribute to multiple projects and meet timelines.
•    Firm understanding of relevant standards and calibration requirements is essential. Relevant standards include but not limited to ISO 13485, GD&T, ANSI, FDA CFR, CE cGMP, best practices.
•    Demonstrate qualities such as teamwork, strong oral and written communication with internal and external customers.
•    Train other technicians to create and develop inspection routines and programs.
•    Work in accordance with the quality system procedures related to work activities.
•    Perform other duties as assigned by Quality Management.
•    Contribute to our culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Technical degree or equivalent required. Medical device experience preferred. 
•    At least 5 years of experience inspecting and testing components and fabricated parts, sub-assemblies, product assemblies, and finished devices; preferably in the FDA/CE regulated medical device industry.
•    Experience creating, developing, and troubleshooting part inspection programs/ routines for the Micro-Vu, CMM, OMM, or similar measurement systems.
•    Expert level Micro-Vu programming experience highly preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Proficiency using microscopes, vision system (Micro-Vu experience preferred), and conventional handheld inspection tools (e.g., calipers, micrometers, gage blocks, etc.), tensile testers (Instron type), torque testers, and other related tools.
•    Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, prints, and specifications.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
•    Ability to provide excellent customer service within and across departments.
•    Ability to work independently, prioritize activities, and support the achievement of department performance goals, objectives, and metrics.

 

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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