Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Wallingford, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7955


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.


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Interfacing with manufacturing and quality assurance teams, the Lead Mechanic is responsible for the troubleshooting and repair of production equipment, ensuring that all safety regulations are upheld while maintaining production standards and yields, and strictly adhering to applicable procedures while producing quality parts. This position acts with a rapid response to situations to meet production plans and is a valuable resource ensuring that the production process guarantees that Teleflex’s Z-Medica portfolio of hemostatic medical devices meets quality expectations.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Set up machinery for operation.
•    Start machinery and adjust machinery when necessary to improve performance.
•    Operate machinery and equipment according to all applicable work instructions.
•    Troubleshoot issues and perform the appropriate repairs as required to optimize production uptime.
•    Perform quality control, follow reporting and recordkeeping procedures, and report problems to the production leadership team.
•    Comply with all safety and health regulations and assist in writing and/or editing JSA’s and SOP’s.
•    Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in work area.
•    Fill out daily paperwork with attention to detail and accuracy.
•    Maintain spare parts inventory for all regularly maintained items.
•    Maintenance of P.M. schedule on all equipment
•    Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High School Diploma or GED, Technical education preferred.
•    Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience (1-3 years)

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Understanding of equipment operation utilized in the packaging operations.
•    Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
•    Basic Computer skills.
•    Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills.
•    Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. 
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-performing team environment while delivering solid results.
•    Demonstrated understanding of production and plant processes.
•    Flexibility to work different shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

WAGE RANGE/RATE: $48,500 - $72,800 based on experience and qualifications

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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