Philips Manufacturing Engineer 4 in Menlo Park, California

This position will focus on the scale up manufacturing transfer related activities in terms of project plan, documentation (involvement in PLM/ERP transition of Phoenix components) and equipment/tooling duplication/improvement (including automation). Working with MP management and CR/OEM in setting up processes in place to meet 2018 Phoenix forecast demands.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for new products, product changes and enhancements, and related tooling and fixtures which are consistent with a zero defect level as well as low product cost.

  • Create and maintain tool drawings and shop orders in coordination with the Quality Assurance and R&D functions.

  • Point of contact for contract manufacturer in the manufacturing builds of the Phoenix Tracking Catheter, including coordination of build activities and associated implementation of line improvements and technical assistance where required .

  • Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, and processes.

  • Support prototype and pilot production of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with the Manufacturing and Quality Control functions.

  • Work with product development staff to ensure that products under development are optimally manufacturable and to resolve manufacturing issues.

  • Complete accurate and timely manufacturing documentation including manufacturing procedures, materials records, etc. Plan and schedule projects in a manner consistent with corporate objectives and product timelines.

We welcome you to join Volcano, a Philips Company as a Manufacturing Engineer in our Menlo Park, CA location.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work with a cutting edge product line - IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) at https://intranet.philips.com/Pages/Image-Guided-Therapy.aspx business group.

You are responsible for

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for new products, product changes and enhancements, and related tooling and fixtures which are consistent with a zero defect level as well as low product cost

  • Create and maintain tool drawings and shop orders in coordination with the Quality Assurance and R&D functions

  • Coordinate work of assigned technicians and temporary workers, as needed

  • Plan and schedule projects in a manner consistent with corporate objectives

  • Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, and processes

  • Support prototype and pilot production of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with the Manufacturing and Quality Control functions

  • Participate in facilities engineering and planning when appropriate

  • Work with product development staff to ensure that products under development are optimally manufacturable and to resolve manufacturing issues

  • Maintain GMP systems, including pre-production quality assurance, as well as post production GMP compliance in coordination with Document Control, R&D, and Quality Assurance functions

  • Independent project engineer for catheter line optimization (in terms of processes, equipment and/or components), equipment design and IQ/OQ/PQ. Involves problem analysis, action plan, execution and implementation

  • Complete accurate and timely manufacturing documentation including manufacturing procedures, materials records, etc.

  • Support company goals and objectives, policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and FDA regulations

You are a part of

Our solutions combine navigational tools such as catheters and guide wires with advanced software to help confirm the optimal treatment at the point of care: measurement technology, procedure-specific application support and on-board imaging and monitoring with improved anatomical and functional information to optimize therapy delivery.​​ The IGT Devices organization consists of three segments: Coronary, Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology.

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

  • BSME or MSME - 7+ years of experience (BS) or 5 + years (MS)

  • A minimum of 7 years in manufacturing engineering in the medical device industry

  • A minimum of 5 years manufacturing engineering experience

  • Experience working with interventional catheters

  • Experience working with Laser Welding

  • Experience in production time studies with process/equipment optimization

  • Experience in high/low volume production

  • Production Transfer Experience (pilot to full production or another site)

  • Must be proficient at SolidWorks

  • Working knowledge of standard machine shop equipment

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.

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. Learn more by watching this video

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