Laser Cut Operator

Date: Feb 28, 2023

Location: Trenton, GA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7704


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

Exhibits and supports the development of a culture that identifies safe, quality production as the number one goal.  Responsible for the preparation of cut-to-length material and set up of laser to strip the material to customer specifications.

Principal Responsibilities

1.    Properly calculate the number of windows and required length for order.
2.    Identify differences between conforming and non-conforming products by visually inspecting using microscopies and naked eye.
3.    Safely thread up cutters, cutting wheels, respool machines, and laser stripers.
4.    Operates lasers, welders and tipping heaters in a safe quality-focused manner.
5.    Records measurements, labels spools, generates and files test reports.
6.    Verify raw materials, check lot numbers and direct materials to specified areas.  
7.    Packages and labels cut to length pieces, laser wire, and welded parts

Education / Experience Requirements

High School diploma or GED preferred.  Two years of manufacturing experience in the medical products tubing/insulating environment preferred.
•    Knowledge of site processes, equipment and infrastructure.
•    Skill in analyzing information of considerable difficulty and drawing valid conclusions; evaluating and implementing new methods and techniques for operational improvement;.
•    Skill in motivating, communicating with and instructing/training others, using both technical and non-technical language to explain complex subjects and processes.
•    Skill in oral communications for persuasive, training and technical purposes and in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with other employees and the general public.
•    Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.


Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

•    Work is performed in a manufacturing plant with exposure to loud noise. Work may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosive, fumes or airborne particles.
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, stoop, walk, sit, reach, demonstrate manual dexterity, talk, hear, and see.
•    Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in the manufacturing plant environment, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required.
•    Teleflex promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and for cause drug testing.
•    Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 15 pounds) and perform other similar actions during course of a workday.


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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