Philips Supplier Quality Engineer in Best, Netherlands

Ensures the annual definition of the quality improvement plan (QIP) based on business needs and timely implementation.

Supports on-site/off-site supplier quality development including coordination /management of required internal/external resources.

Manages the early involvement of suppliers in new product development and product/component improvement. Leads quality system audits.

Coaches and manages the SQE team ensuring the competences and capabilities are in line with the business needs. Deploys and follows-up on the Supplier Quality Related KPI’s towards the supplier.

Ensures the assigned supply base meets the Philips sustainability requirements. Ensures the timely and correct GSRS data-input. Participates in the Supplier Selection process for the quality aspects.

Sets supplier quality aspects for new / improved products ensuring a.o. manufacturability aspects at suppliers (improve supplied quality).

In this role, you have the opportunity to

to improve product quality by working in collaboration with suppliers and internal stakeholders including manufacturing operations, procurement and R&D

You are responsible for

  • ensuring the annual definition of the quality improvement plan (QIP) based on business needs and timely implementation

  • supporting on-site/off-site supplier quality development including coordination /management of required internal/external resources

  • managing the early involvement of suppliers in new product development and product/component improvement. Leads quality system audits

  • coaching and managing the SQE team ensuring the competences and capabilities are in line with the business needs. Deploys and follows-up on the Supplier Quality Related KPI’s towards the supplier

  • ensuring the assigned supply base meets the Philips sustainability requirements. Ensures the timely and correct GSRS data-input. Participates in the Supplier Selection process for the quality aspects

  • sets supplier quality aspects for new / improved products ensuring a.o. manufacturability aspects at suppliers (improve supplied quality).

You are a part of

the Supplier Quality Engineering team. Together with your peers you will facilitate efficient and timely responses and foster cross functional collaboration; this may be in the production area or specific project area as required. Your principle stakeholders are Manufacturing Operations, Procurement, Quality Assurance and R&D.

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

• Bachelor/Master degree in a technical area

• Several years of active experience in Product and process quality improvement

• Experience in a supplier facing position is a preference

• Medical device or other regulated industry experience is a strong preference

• Strong technical skills in a manufacturing environment is a must

• Used to work cross functionally

• Knowledge of quality tools as: 6-sigma / 8-D / CAPA / FMEA/ 5WHY is preffered

• Good influencing skills, team working and communication skills

• Fluent English speaking and writing

• Well organized and structured way of working

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

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