Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Date: Mar 21, 2023

Location: Plymouth, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7816


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


OEM – Teleflex Medical OEM is a leading global provider of product development and production services for medical device manufacturers. We set ourselves apart with deep expertise, decades of experience, a dedication to design for manufacturability, and extensive, in-house capabilities, which include engineering, regulatory services, material selection and formulation, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly and packaging. We deliver industry-changing innovations and next-generation solutions for extrusions; diagnostic and interventional catheters; balloons and balloon catheters; sheath/dilator sets; specialty sutures, braids and fibers; and bioabsorbable sutures, yarns and resins. 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 Manufacturing Intern will partner with the manufacturing engineering and operations team on a variety of projects and assignments to contribute to the overall business unit objectives.  This internship will focus on daily production support, continuous improvement projects, fixture design, as well as process and documentation updates.  

Principal Responsibilities

•    Support production needs under the guidance of Manufacturing engineers
•    Performs troubleshooting on existing products/process problems as related to design, material, or processes
•    Supports engineering change order creations and writes justifications for changes
•    Assist with document changes and updates
•    Developing and writing validation protocols and reports (i.e. IQ)
•    Design, prototype, and build fixtures used in daily production
•    Collaborates cross-functionally with engineers and production staff
•    Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High School Diploma or equivalent required
•    Candidates must be currently enrolled in an Engineering Bachelor’s degree program
•    Sophomore or Junior level preferred
•    Previous internship experience preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Well organized with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently
•    Demonstrate strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
•    Demonstrates project management and problem-solving skills
•    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
•    Willingness to learn and ask questions 
•    Proficient in Solidworks and or comparable CAD software

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

•    Exposure to high production/output machinery and equipment, and constant noise in the production/plant environment.
•    Consistent lifting: 2 - 20 lbs. necessary/ Max = 50 lbs.
•    Engages in walking, sitting, lifting, bending, carrying, talking, and hearing.


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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