Machine Operator 2nd Shift

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Wallingford, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 3765


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


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, this Wallingford, Connecticut based Machine Operator is responsible for the essential duties of setting up, operating and maintaining machinery and equipment in a manufacturing environment.  This position acts with a rapid response to situations to ensure optimized equipment uptime and that the machines produce high quality products, run smoothly and at capacity, and are properly maintained, 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 make adjustments to machinery when necessary to improve performance
•    Operate machinery and equipment according to instructions
•    Troubleshoot issues and perform maintenance
•    Perform quality control, follow reporting and recordkeeping procedures, and report problems to supervisor
•    Comply with all safety and health regulations
•    Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in work area
•    Fill out daily paperwork with attention to detail and accuracy

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Previous machine operating experience in a manufacturing facility, or similar relevant experience (1-3 years)
•    Computer literate
•    Experience in operating material handling equipment (pallet jack, skid wrap machine)
•    Must be detail-oriented
•    Understanding of production and plant processes
•    Analytical and numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement
•    Ability to read, write and follow written and oral instructions
•    Ability to work in a team
•    Ability to lift heavy equipment, to bend, and to stand or walk for long periods of time
•    Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary)

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

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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