Production Team Leader

Date: Aug 13, 2022

Location: Wallingford, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 6351


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

Production Team Leader is responsible for assembly, training, monitoring, and assigning work tasks in a medical device production environment. The Production Team Leader will utilize established documentation, tools, quality, and production concepts in accordance with established safety procedures and in conjunction with limited supervision and guidance.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Champion a safety-driven culture, and ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations.
•    Manufacture, inspect, and package product following written procedures and using applicable equipment to perform basic visual and dimensional checks while meeting established timed standards and production goals.
•    Provide work direction and oversee adherence to company policies and procedures.
•    Cross-train across multiple operations and, as needed, across multiple product lines.
•    Ability to train production personnel to applicable manufacturing procedures and train on the use of production equipment/tooling.
•    Proactively plan and execute cross-training to develop talent within the organization.
•    Utilize 5S and lean methodologies to maintain a safe, clean, and organized workplace.
•    Ensure proper tools and materials are available as needed to meet production requirements.
•    Identify and support continuous improvement efforts with the production support team.
•    Identify quality issues or workmanship deficiencies related to equipment, assembly, and inspection processes, materials, sub-assemblies, and the manufacturing environment.
•    Comply with GMP requirements by maintaining individual training records, completing data entry in production records in a timely and accurate manner, and adhering to documented manufacturing practices and procedures. 
•    Maintain and review production records to verify they are complete and accurate.
•    Assist in providing work direction and maintaining workflow in the absence of the Production Supervisor.
•    Assist the Production Supervisor to meet production goals, maintaining production metrics, and communicating production issues.
•    Provide input to Production Supervisor and other managers regarding equipment, processes, manufacturing environment, and other related information for capacity planning and production scheduling.
•    Ensure effective transfer of information between shifts.
•    Ensure equipment is maintained and calibrated within defined timelines. 
•    Work with Operators and engineering staff to identify and implement improvements to reduce scrap, and improve quality, capacity, and product flow for assigned product lines.
•    Comply with all company policies and procedures.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    High School Diploma or GED required.
•    Associates Degree in Business preferred
•    Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
•    Medical assembly experience is preferred. 
•    Previous supervision experience preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Working knowledge of SAP preferred
•    Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

•    Ability to sit, stand, and walk throughout the day as needed in an office and light manufacturing/assembly environment to perform tasks.
•    Fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks using standard office equipment including frequent keyboarding, computers, peripherals, phones, and other devices as required.
•    Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and using spoken communication, with or without assistance.
•    Ability to read, comprehend and appropriately act upon detailed written information at an advanced level, with or without assistance.
•    Occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds may be required.
•    Occasional bending, crouching, twisting, kneeling, pushing, or pulling in and around controlled room and assembly areas.


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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