Philips Product Development Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

You are responsible for:

  • All Engineering Responsibility (ER) deliverables per the PCMS Design Controls Process from inception through product end of life for select product lines such as ECG electrodes, Capnography, Temperature Probes, NIBP, Neonatal Positioning Products, etc.

  • Define and manage the Product Lifecycle

  • Manage the NPDL process and deliverables for assigned product families

  • Create/update product drawings and requirements specifications

  • Identify and coordinate Cross-Functional team activities

  • Plan, prepare, communicate and manage deliverables

  • Identify risk and actively follow up on response actions defined

  • Identify DfX opportunities throughout product lifecycle

  • Lead the Product Team according to relevant QMS and regulatory requirements

  • Be the central point for handling issues and taking decisions regarding the product designs

  • Gather, clarify, and consolidate design inputs, in collaboration with the product manager

  • Create, verify and validate design outputs, in collaboration with the cross functional team including coordinating third parties (suppliers, external test facilities/consultants, etc.)

  • Ensure the products comply with all relevant QMS elements and regulatory requirements throughout their lifecycle

  • Apply

  • Ensure alignment with NPI activities and manage post-market activities

Requirements (Skills and Experience):

  • BS ME degree required. Advanced degree a plus.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in medical device industry with medical devices including products designed for patient contact in critical care and MR environments.

  • Experience with designing products which meet IEC 60601 series of standards and ISO 10993 series of standards.

  • Strong problem solving skills including root cause analysis and statistical techniques

  • Experience with PCMS Quality Management System, including Design Controls and Purchasing Controls and Safety Risk Assessment is a must, including proficiency with eDMR, Trackwise, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing/improving product performance and product quality (defect rates, etc.) is critical. Experience with LEAN, DfX, and Reliability a plus.

  • Project management experience, schedule management (including tools, such as MS Project), and budgeting is required.

  • Comfort in working with globally distributed teams, and multiple diverse internal (cross functional and cross BIU) and external team members (Supply base) is essential

  • Strong leadership skills, including conflict resolution, negotiation and influence management

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead cross-functional teams through the entire life cycle of the MCS Consumables and Newborn Solutions product lines. This role includes the Design Controls deliverables for new product designs and sustaining R&D projects, from ideation through planning and execution to release, and ongoing sustaining engineering until product end of life.

You are responsible for

  • All Engineering Responsibility (ER) deliverables per the PCMS Design Controls Process from inception through product end of life for select product lines such as ECG electrodes, Capnography, Temperature Probes, NIBP, Neonatal Positioning Products, etc.

  • Define and manage the Product Lifecycle

  • Manage the NPDL process and deliverables for assigned product families

  • Create/update product drawings and requirements specifications

  • Identify and coordinate Cross-Functional team activities

  • Plan, prepare, communicate and manage deliverables

  • Identify risk and actively follow up on response actions defined

  • Identify DfX opportunities throughout product lifecycle

  • Lead the Product Team according to relevant QMS and regulatory requirements

  • Be the central point for handling issues and taking decisions regarding the product designs

  • Gather, clarify, and consolidate design inputs, in collaboration with the product manager

  • Create, verify and validate design outputs, in collaboration with the cross functional team including coordinating third parties (suppliers, external test facilities/consultants, etc.)

  • Ensure the products comply with all relevant QMS elements and regulatory requirements throughout their lifecycle

  • Apply

  • Ensure alignment with NPI activities and manage post-market activities

You are a part of

A business unit of Patient Care & Monitoring Solutions (PCMS), ​PCMS Medical Consumables and Sensors has a portfolio of over 1,000 single patient use and re-usable medical supplies. They are designed, tested and validated to help maximize the value of the clinical equipment. We provide products and solutions for neuroprotective care delivery protocols, or practices, in the hospital. Medical-grade sensor technology provides accurate readings as well as smooth workflows and patient transitions.

Our portfolio of medical consumables and sensors includes:

  • Medical supplies

  • MR monitoring

  • Wearables

  • Jaundice management

  • Infant positioning and soothing

The position is located in Andover, MA the Director of Product Management will report directly to the Vice President & General Manager of the Medical Consumables BIU and will The Director of Product Management is the pivotal marketing role in the MCS Business Innovation Unit (BIU) and drives creation of solutions (integrated combination of products and services) from idea to market.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS ME degree required. Advanced degree a plus.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in medical device industry with medical devices including products designed for patient contact in critical care and MR environments.

  • Experience with designing products which meet IEC 60601 series of standards and ISO 10993 series of standards.

  • Strong problem solving skills including root cause analysis and statistical techniques

  • Experience with PCMS Quality Management System, including Design Controls and Purchasing Controls and Safety Risk Assessment is a must, including proficiency with eDMR, Trackwise, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing/improving product performance and product quality (defect rates, etc.) is critical. Experience with LEAN, DfX, and Reliability a plus.

  • Project management experience, schedule management (including tools, such as MS Project), and budgeting is required.

  • Comfort in working with globally distributed teams, and multiple diverse internal (cross functional and cross BIU) and external team members (Supply base) is essential

  • Strong leadership skills, including conflict resolution, negotiation and influence management

In return, we offer you

The work you do every day contributes to innovative health technologies and solutions that help improve billions of lives every year, even yours. This creates unexpected moments when your work and personal life come together in meaningful ways.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

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