Philips Product Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Create a supplier and sourcing management strategy, new product introduction material setups, device master record design controls for design changes, as well as supplier quality and material cost strategies.

You are responsible for

  • Partner with suppliers in new product, new process development, as well as in change management for existing products

  • Develop control plans to maintain product quality at suppliers

  • Ensure oversight of supplier quality/yield performance; drive improvement activities/programs

  • Plan & execute new supplier and supplier production process qualifications

  • Propose, support and lead material cost reductions through competitive quoting, re-sourcing, make-versus-buy, negotiations, process efficiencies, and design changes

  • Customized part set-up and (form, fit, function) specification review

  • Perform Data/specification exchange with suppliers upon changes including SCN management

  • Travel to supplier and Philips entities in support of issues related to projects, programs, and special circumstances

You are a part of

A Philips HeathTech organization, which supports a worldwide consumables business unit, as well as supply chain activities including supplier management, product specification control, product quality monitoring and corrective actions. You will have engagement with teams worldwide and cross functionally, on delivering new products to market and sustaining engineering of released products.

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

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical field, or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience in a mechanical/connector/cable manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical and independent problem solving skills

  • Skills to use various IT Applications (e.g. SAP, eDMR, MS Office Applications)

  • Project Management Professional Certification and experience (a plus)

  • Medical device manufacturing experience or experience within a regulated environment

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to work in the medical industry, which brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. You’ll work on an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. You will be contributing to a higher quality of life for billions and helping Philips deliver innovation that matters.

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 .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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