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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

Teleflex Plymouth, MN

Plymouth, MN
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Senior Lead position will train, monitor, identify and assign work tasks, utilizing established documentation, tools, quality and production concepts in accordance with established safety procedures and in conjunction with limited supervision and guidance, to assist production operators to process and construct finished and WIP product.

Division Information:
Teleflex Medical OEM is the leading provider of comprehensive product development and production services to medical device manufacturers across the world. We set ourselves apart with deep expertise, decades of experience, and extensive, in-house capabilities, which include engineering, regulatory affairs, design for manufacturability, prototyping and validation, manufacturing, assembly and packaging. Our customers depend on Teleflex Medical OEM to deliver industry-changing innovations and next-generation solutions for precision extrusions, diagnostic and interventional catheters, sheath/dilator sets (introducers), medical balloons, specialty sutures and fibers, and bioresorbable sutures, yarns, and resins.

Position Description:
With limited supervision and guidance:

Assure compliance to manufacturing process by participating as an active member of the production assembly team and coordinating employee training to promote flexibility within the department.
Communicate safety guidelines and hold production team accountable to ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations.
Verify proper manufacturing documentation is in use at each work cell. Including the most current document revision level.
Verify Work Cell Set-up - First Article Inspection Sheets and Daily Production Charts are completed accurately each day.
Support production supervisor to ensure all SOP s are followed to meet product specifications and Teleflex quality standards.
Assist the production Supervisor to meet production goals as defined by the production chart.
Maintain tools to ensure proper tools and materials are available as needed to meet production requirements.
Gather information and report quality, process, equipment, materials and employee problems or concerns to Production Supervisor.
Identify and support continuous improvement efforts with Production Supervisor.
Use applicable equipment to perform basic visual and dimensional checks.
Work closely with support staff such as Production Manager and Production Supervisor to enforce GDP and GMP Maintains a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions.
Sustain and support lean manufacturing and 5S activities.
Other duties as assigned.
This position works 1st shift.

This position requires direct contact with an implantable device.

Completed High School Diploma or GED,
Associated degree Preferred
Medical device manufacturing experience preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communication
Strong organizational skills
1 year minimum certification as an Assembler 3 or 2 years equivalent medical experience is required.
Ability to demonstrate team building, problem solving and leadership skills is required.
Experience in Lean Manufacturing, GMP, FDA and ISO is preferred

Ability to utilize a variety of instructions in written, oral diagram or visual sample form, to process and construct acceptable finished goods and WIP product.
Basic mathematics skills
Ability to sit frequently, stand, walk, bend and occasionally lift. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Plant/Manufacturing

Company Information:
Teleflex is a global provider of specialty medical devices used for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. We serve hospitals and clinicians in more than 130 countries with well known, trusted brands in vascular access, general and regional anesthesia, urology, respiratory care, cardiac care, and surgery. We also provide products and services for device manufacturers. Our products are designed to cost effectively provide clinical benefits and enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety.

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.