Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Boston, Massachusetts

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Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 7053

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

As a key member of the plant leadership team, the Manufacturing Engineering Manager will lead the Manufacturing Engineering Team, at the Chelmsford facility, to identify and drive process improvements insuring stable, capable, and efficient processes throughout the manufacturing supply chain in support of the sterile disposable and instrumentation manufacturing processes. In addition, this position is responsible for building organizational capability within the team around Leadership acumen, Operations acumen, and Business acumen and continuous improvement.

Principal Responsibilities

• Oversees the day-to-day work of Manufacturing Engineering department employees and manages their performance and development by facilitating training and providing performance feedback and guidance.
• Coaches, mentors, and leads team members in the pursuit of individual and department goals
• Hands on leader able to dive deep into issues and opportunities
• Lead and drive the team for continuous improvement projects and standardization to support best in class lean manufacturing systems to maximize yield, capacity, and capability
• Lead supporting activities for engineering and manufacturing including 5S and Lean manufacturing activities, material handling improvements, production line configuration, and safety procedures
• Drives problem-solving techniques including data analysis, 5 why, 8D, process mapping, FMEAs, etc.
• Support the complaince process by understanding manufacturing process related failures and implementing corrective actions.
• Lead the team to generate, execute, and track business improvement ideas for cost reduction, labor savings, material flow and safety improvements
• Analyzes and provides guidance on production line capacity in order to meet current and future production targets
• Leads and develops process qualification programs for all plant processes and equipment. Provides oversight to the team to write and approve protocols and reports, analyze test results, and recommend actions.
• Plans plant capital expenditures and oversees the execution of capital projects
• Coordinate with R&D in suport of product development transfer to manufacturing. Insure the appropriate manufacturing plans are defined, including risk analysis and validation strategies-IQ, OQ, PQ.
• Leads and develops process qualification programs for all plant processes and equipment. Provides oversight to the team to write and approve protocols and reports, analyze test results, and recommend actions.
• Works with other engineering groups to support component change management while meeting all regulatory requirements

• People - Proactively manages performance and team dynamics to ensure that a fair, professional and high-performance environment, aligned with company values is maintained. Develops individual and organizational capabilities to build bench strength while delivering results now and into the future.
• Culture and Values - Shape the Engineering Team culture to be a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talent. Exemplify Teleflex values and ensure a fair, open and productive climate that is engaging, ethical and legally compliant. Leads team to work effectively across boundaries in a complex matrix environment.
• Service - Demonstrates leadership, business acumen and strong execution to support effective management of the AOP while delivering cost effective performance and continuous improvement in engineering processes and capability.

Education / Experience Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering
• 10 years of related experience in manufactruing engineering desired, industrial engineering, quality management or process development.
• Prior management experience
• Prior medical device indurstry experience desired

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

• Lean
• 5S
• Project Management
• Six Sigma certification
• Strong problem solving skills

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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