R&D Laboratory Technician, Wallingford CT

Date: May 28, 2021

Location: Wallingford, CT, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 4041


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.


Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine - At Teleflex, we promote the use of advanced anesthesia and emergency medicine techniques to help improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. We equip clinicians with some of the most advanced medical devices on the market today, from our world-class brands including: 

•    LMA® and Rüsch® airway management devices designed to help reduce the risk of airway-related complications
•    Arrow® pain management products designed to improve patients’ post-operative pain experience 
•    The Arrow® EZ-IO® System that helps address the time-critical challenge of emergency vascular access, and 
•    QuikClot® and QuikClot Control+® hemostatic devices, used by hospitals, EMS, and the military for hemorrhage control in a broad range of bleeding situations.  

Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers advanced medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The R&D Lab Tech is responsible for preparing and testing materials for new product development projects and existing medical devices.  Testing may include basic chemical, mechanical, and biological testing either performed in-house or coordinated with an external lab.  These responsibilities must be performed in a manner which complies with FDA Design Controls and ISO Standards.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Execute test procedures and protocols following GLP practices
•    Coordinate with vendors/suppliers to schedule, pay for, and get results of testing
•    Maintain laboratory and testing documentation
•    Maintain records of lab equipment calibration and maintenance
•    Assist Document Control team with database organization and filing
•    Maintain laboratory supplies and purchase as needed
•    Ensure that lab maintains cleanliness and safety standards
•    Lead organization of equipment and materials in lab
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Minimum 1 year of experience working in lab setting, 3 years preferred
•    High school diploma
•    Familiarity with GMP and GLP practices
•    Ability to work in a smaller hands-on environment
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Experience working with medical devices and ISO 13485 a plus
•    Demonstrated experience utilizing tools and precision instruments
•    Knowledge in reading and executing test protocols
•    Experience in working with cross-functional teams and vendors/suppliers to complete projects
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in business relationships
•    Must be able to give and receive constructive feedback; contribute to building a positive team environment

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford