Teleflex Global Sourcing
Teleflex's Global Sourcing organization is committed to creating mutually beneficial supply base
relationships to assist in providing our customers high quality, safe & effective medical
products. In order to achieve this commitment, we must rely on our suppliers for the materials and
services that are so vital to our business.
Teleflex strives to continuously improve the quality, reliability, and cost of all its procured
products and services. Teleflex works closely with our strategic suppliers to develop continuous
improvement projects that will bring value to our organization. Projects may range in scope from:
Improve supply chain metrics (on time delivery, lead time, etc.)
New products or existing product enhancements
Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma projects
Package design and development
Key Roles and Responsibilities within Teleflex Sourcing Organization:
Global Sourcing Manager
- The Global Sourcing Manager is responsible for the business relationship with the Supplier,
including, but not limited to, issues such as contract, quality, delivery, or health of the
business. They can be the primary integration point linking suppliers & technology with new
product development or cost improvement projects.
- The buyer is the primary contact for all purchasing-related issues. The Supplier must inform
the buyer of any issue that impacts delivery, quality or to request any changes.
- The supplier quality function is responsible for the quality system conformance, reliability
and manufacturability of products, finished devices or services. They are responsible for