Associate Engineer

Date: 19 Mar 2024

Location: limerick, M, IE

Company: Teleflex

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

As a member of the OEM Engineering group, the Associate Engineer will provide engineering support to manufacturing, new product development and new technology development activities within the Limerick site. 

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited) to the following:
•    Actively participate in cross functional teams and value stream initiatives to meet company goals.
•    Represents Teleflex in customer interactions including customer visits in a professional, constructive, and commercially aware manner. 
•    Ensures that customer expectations are managed and met in all areas of business interaction.
•    Works with Teleflex Customer Services, Sales, value stream teams to facilitate professional and timely delivery of information relating to quotes, orders, deliveries, complaints, and other queries as they arise.
•    Carries out day to day engineering functions including but not limited to:
o    Process characterisation
o    DOE 
o    Production support
o    Validations
o    FMEA
o    Problem solving
o    Statistical analysis
o    Tooling management and design
o    Equipment purchase, commissioning, and installation

Education / Experience Requirements

•    A degree in mechanical engineering or a related area. 

•    Basic Project management skills
•    Understanding of Teleflex Quality system. 
•    Statistical analysis
•    Structured Problem-Solving techniques
•    Understanding of Lean Principles
•    Ability to drive projects to completion
•    Technical report writing 
•    Process validations/FMEA's and protocols
•    Understanding of Health & Safety - Machine safety, basic Ergonomics, electrical safety, Chemical safety 
•    Ability to generate and understanding technical drawing (AutoCAD/Inventor) 
•    Understanding of new product introduction process
•    Ability to influence employees that do not report directly
•    An understanding of Validation and statistical techniques and an appreciation of their importance and use.
•    A team player who can understand how this position can drive the improved performance of Teleflex Medical, Limerick in terms of yields and efficiencies. Some of these improved efficiencies will arise from implementing new technology.
•    An ability to deal with fluidity in the workplace and adjust one’s priorities quickly and effectively to achieve the appropriate goals. 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    A self-starter, capable of working closely with operations in order to proactively support the overall goals of the company
•    Ability to work under results related pressure to meet tight timelines and in a hands on manner
•    A person with strong mechanical skills who is willing to take ownership for the provision of engineering support in this role
•    Ability to work in a fluid, demanding environment
•    Understanding and appreciation of Teleflex ethics Standards
•    Thorough understanding of Teleflex processes and products

•    Clear verbal and written communication
•    Ability to lead meetings
•    Ability to work in a cross functional team
•    Ability to use interpersonal skills to deal successfully with day to day people related issues
•    Ability to influence employees that do not report directly
•    Demonstrates behaviours in line with Teleflex Core Values

Teleflex is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants will be considered without regard to age, gender, race, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, disability, religion and/or membership of the traveller community.   If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at

Diversity fosters innovative thinking and entrepreneurship and that’s what we are about at Teleflex.  We trust and value our people and their diversity and we make it fun to work here.  We are on a journey to ensure our workplaces mirror the patients we serve and the communities we operate in.Our approach is simple, we embrace everyone and want them to feel they belong here.We are building a culture where all employees can bring their best and unique selves to work.If that appeals to you, we would love to hear from you. Come join a company where diversity is sought out and inclusivity is how we progress.

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.