Current CEO: Benson F. Smith
Teleflex Incorporated manufactures and markets medical devices for use in critical care and surgical applications. The company markets its products in over 130 countries and operates approximately 40 manufacturing centers in the U.S., Latin America, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Teleflex was founded as an aerospace industry manufacturer in 1943. The company began moving into the medical products field in the mid-1980s. The company is headquartered in Limerick, Pennsylvania. Teleflex employs manufacturing personnel and managers at all locations. Sales professionals are employed in set regions throughout the areas in which the company operates.
All Teleflex manufacturing facilities employ a wide variety of personnel who are responsible for production, quality assurance and management roles. Individuals employed on production lines are responsible for assembling medical products. They may be required to monitor machines and report any issues or breakdowns to maintenance staff. Quality assurance personnel examine set batches of products to assure that they function properly and are well-made.
All manufacturing personnel answer to facility managers. Management staff are responsible for the over site of individual Teleflex manufacturing centers. They may be responsible for conducting interviews and hiring staff. Talented manufacturing personnel may be able to develop long-term Teleflex careers.
Sales professionals working at Teleflex are responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with clients. The majority of sales professionals market the company''s medical devices. They are required to visit medical facilities throughout their assigned geographic territory. Sales professionals may be required to have some background in the medical industry. They are expected to demonstrate product use to medical professionals when possible and appropriate. Sales professionals are awarded commission. They have good opportunities to advance into account management roles or to become territory sales managers.
The Teleflex culture encourages innovation and ongoing personal development. The majority of employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursements when pursuing courses related to their job positions. The company may offer talented employees the opportunities to train for management or product development positions.
In addition to competitive base salaries, all eligible employees receive a Teleflex benefits package. Within the U.S., qualified employees are offered medical, dental and vision insurance with a provision for prescriptions. They accrue paid time off and may be awarded several paid holidays per year. Most employees can participate in a 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match. Teleflex sponsors an employee assistance program that serves both part-time and full-time employees in all locations.