Process Development Engineer

Date: May 31, 2023

Location: Trenton, GA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 8251


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

Responsible for leading process improvement efforts in the business units to improve plant performance.   Design and develop new processes to support new products.  Provide technical and engineering support for manufacturing processes in wire, cable, and medical products.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Identify, plan, lead and implement improvement activities to improve quality, yield, capacity, and optimize manufacturing processes
•    Coaches in how to effectively support the Lean/Six Sigma effort to improve value streams or processes. 
•    Assist with process development and design to meet customer product requirements
•    Provide engineering support of products as they advance into production
•    Lead major projects involving capital improvement, process improvement, and new products
•    Provide technical and troubleshooting support for operators
•    Establish process parameters and controls
•    Complete development builds as assigned
•    Execute all required validation activity as required
•    Submit/lead capital projects
•    Assist in meeting KPI targets in relation to profit, sales, and on-time-delivery

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline
•    Experience of at least five years in a manufacturing setting is preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Must be hands-on, comfortable working in the plant interacting with all levels of employees
•    Strong analytical, trouble-shooting, and problem-solving skills (root cause analysis)
•    Self-motivated and ability to function in a team-based work environment
•    Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and take initiative in completing tasks with minimal oversight
•    Previous experience in leading and implementing process improvement initiatives is highly desirable
•    Experience with CAD/Solidworks, lean manufacturing, FMEA, and Six Sigma Certification a plus
•    Experience working with wire, conductors, medical tubing, process controls, automation, PLC programming, and thermal applications is desirable
•    Ability to evaluate and implement new methods and techniques to improve processes
•    Ability to research, evaluate, and spec equipment and materials
•    Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards  


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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