Philips Assembler in Kennesaw, Georgia

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title:

Assembler Programmer

Department

Manufacturing

DateEffective

1205/2010068

Location(s)Department

Kennesaw, GeorgiaCorporate Information Technology Services - – Enterprise Architectures & Applications Services

Ref Number

Type of PositionLocation(s)

Full Time; ExemptNon-ExemptMurrysville, PA

No. of Positions

One (1)

Supervisor Supervisor

Ed Pisula, Manager, Applications ServicesDirector of Enterprise Architecture & ApplicationsName & TitleManufacturing Team Leader

Grade

E06 – E1009

(Pending experience)

Description

In this entry level position, the incumbent is responsible for assembling and packaging various Respironics medical devices in an ISO and FDA regulated environment. This employee will be responsible for all workmanship and quality requirements as described in procedures and work instructions such as complete compliance to all QSR requirements. The assembler is responsible for working within the Demand Flow Technology® (DFT) system to produce quality products with minimal assembly and paperwork errors, and must be a team player in order to work flexibly within any assembly area. This position requires a working knowledge of departmental procedures and administrative activities which include, but are not limited to the following: accurate completion of Device History Records, inventory control processes (Kanban, Material Movement forms, time tickets, pick lists, etc.), lot tracking, scrap reporting, sequence cards, and other administrative duties. The ability to read, speak, and understand the English language is required. Manual dexterity and the ability to work productively on a repetitive basis is required. This position requires a personal commitment towards continuous improvement and the willingness to vocalize suggestions and concerns, while assisting with idea generation for solutionsThe incumbent in this position will be responsible for

coding and unit testing computer programs from specifications provided analysts; in cases of a senior/lead incumbent, it is expected that the incumbent will create from specifications. that the incumbent creates.

Outcomes: The successful candidate will:

Job skills & knowledge – Demonstrates full knowledge and understanding of the job. Applies knowledge and skills to produce quality work. Continues to add new knowledge for personal and organizational growth. Proactively shares knowledge with others. Innovation & change - While ensuring quality, look for ways to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of the organization's systems, processes and tools. Eliminate bureaucracy. Be flexible to change what is not working well.

Be Rresponsible for Ddesigning, codeing, testing, debugging, and documenting business computer programs. Comply with the company’s Change and Development (CHAD) procedure. Comply with enterprise software development standards and best practices as influenced by open standards. At senior levels, bewill be required to capable of instructing, directing, and checking the work of other programmers and/or programmer/analysts (peer code review). Participate or direct quality assurance/regression testing and load testing utilizing the company’s automated testing tools.

Be able to pParticipate or direct quality assurance/regression testing and load testing utilizing the company’s Be able to work independently under general direction.

At senior levels, provide technical leadership on complex projects.

Behaviors: The successful candidate will demonstrate:

ATTENDANCE and PUNCTUALITY - Able to constantly meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. COMMITMENT TO QUALITY – Demonstrate a consistent and aggressive commitment to the principles and practices that result in quality product and services; satisfied customers and continual improvement. COMMUNICATIONS - Giving and receiving information in a business-like, informative, understanding, and instructive manner. CUSTOMER RELATIONS/TEAMWORK - Develops and maintains positive internal and external customer relations. Gives customer satisfaction a high priority. Anticipates customers' needs and takes appropriate action to help them succeed. Supports goals and objectives of the department and company. A positive team-member, who listens to others opinions, accepts and uses suggestions for improvement and contributes to the team effort.

Strong teamwork capabilities and ability to work in a matrix management environment that attends to and supports both Corporate and Business Unit requirements. Good judgment and decision-making to solve problems or satisfy requests from the Corporate and Divisional ITS staff. Market foresight, learning agility and teaming (RI key competencies) Work independently under general direction. Ability to deal with ambiguity

An action/problem solving orientation

Interpersonal and influencing skills (across the organizational levels)

Tactical thinking skills

Growth: The successful candidate will:

The successful candidate will: Require a personal commitment towards continuous improvement and the willingness to vocalize suggestions and concerns, while assisting with idea generation for solutions. Advance in the Career Path system by successfully completing all requirements in a timely manner.Define with their manager goals for personal and professional development Take accountability to execute their personal development plan to grow within current role and to prepare for future roles, with potential to expand their technical or managerial range to include regional IT manager, from local Applications Manager/Subject Matter Expert.

Qualifications : The successful candidate will have demonstrated the following capabilities:

Education:

High School Diploma required.

Experience: Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires standing on a continuous basis in order to move efficiently to other work areas, frequent lifting up to 15 pounds, occasional lifting up to 40 pounds, ability to reach and ability to use fine manipulation skills.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Add new knowledge for personal and organizational growth, while proactively sharing knowledge with others. As well, you will have the chance to ensure quality, while looking for ways to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of the organization's systems, processes and tools.

You are responsible for

  • Assembling and packaging various Philips Respironics medical devices in an ISO and FDA regulated environment.

  • Workmanship and quality requirements as described in procedures and work instructions, such as complete compliance to all QSR requirements.

  • Working within the Demand Flow Technology® (DFT) system to produce quality products with minimal assembly and paperwork errors, and must be a team player in order to work flexibly within any assembly area.

  • Demonstrating working knowledge of departmental procedures and administrative activities which include, but are not limited to the following: accurate completion of Device History Records, inventory control processes (Kanban, Material Movement forms, time tickets, pick lists, etc.), lot tracking, scrap reporting, sequence cards, and other administrative duties.

  • Hitting production assembly and build schedule goals.

  • The ability to work overtime is an essential function of this first shift position.

You are a part of

The first shift manufacturing team in our Kennesaw location, who is responsible for assembling and packaging various respironic medical devices including Oxygen Concentrators.

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

  • High School Diploma required

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment

  • Physical Requirements; this position requires the ability to move on a continuous basis in order to efficiently get to other work areas, frequent lifting up to 15 pounds, occasional lifting up to 40 pounds, ability to reach and ability to use fine manipulation skills.

  • The ability to read, speak and understand the English language is required in order to interpret the work instructions, procedures necessary to perform work tasks and comprehend the documents that comprise our Quality System, in order to comply with FDA regulations.

  • Manual dexterity and the ability to work productively on a repetitive basis is required.

  • Strong knowledge and proven execution of Philips ‘Good Manufacturing Practices.’

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to drive commitment towards continuous improvement and the ability to vocalize suggestions and concerns, while assisting with idea generation for solutions.

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.