Philips Senior Supplier Quality Engineer in Shanghai, China

  • Independently Produces and completes Supplier Quality Engineering related activities and documentation.

  • Completes Qualification of materials and components (including spare parts), supports development/ improvement of supplier processes for CtQ's, supplier process control plans; ensuring that the supplied part meets specifications, and the control limits/tolerances for CtQ parameters are met.

  • Qualifies and sustains sub-processes of suppliers, including performing process validations for critical supplier processes impacting part quality.

  • Ensures that the components/products at the supplier (including spare parts and services) are released according agreed specification and quality requirements (APQP / PPAP), and SQ audit results.

  • Executes SCAR management, effective and timely closure and Review/risk assessment of QN's and their escalation to SCARs where needed.

  • Independently works to deploy common approaches and working methods to drive ‘’One Philips’’ towards Supply Base in the assigned BG or Market.

  • Ensures that suppliers’ process capabilities are assessed to meet part quality requirements, specifications are complete, transferable to suppliers, and well documented

  • Ensures efforts in control plan and part quality plan deployment by supplier as specified by Philips to ensure parts from supplier consistently meet specifications

  • Ensures in supplier qualification process and ensuring part quality requirements are met

  • Leads support efforts in the establishment of establishing Receiving Acceptance Plan for purchased parts.

  • Leads support efforts in the establishment of measuring and monitoring supplier quality performance per established measures and metrics (KPIs) for part quality

For over 10 years, Philips Ultrasound (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., has been a leading company in design, develop and manufacture medical ultrasound transducer for variety of applications. The company has become member of Philips Healthcare since 2010 and continues actively to provide high quality, high performance products to medical ultrasound customers.

This position will be located in Pudong, Shanghai, China.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • 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).You are responsible for

  • Independently Produces and completes Supplier Quality Engineering related activities and documentation.

  • Completes Qualification of materials and components (including spare parts), supports development/ improvement of supplier processes for CtQ's, supplier process control plans; ensuring that the supplied part meets specifications, and the control limits/tolerances for CtQ parameters are met.

  • Qualifies and sustains sub-processes of suppliers, including performing process validations for critical supplier processes impacting part quality.

  • Ensures that the components/products at the supplier (including spare parts and services) are released according agreed specification and quality requirements (APQP / PPAP), and SQ audit results.

  • Executes SCAR management, effective and timely closure and Review/risk assessment of QN's and their escalation to SCARs where needed.

  • Independently works to deploy common approaches and working methods to drive ‘’One Philips’’ towards Supply Base in the assigned BG or Market. Ensures that suppliers’ process capabilities are assessed to meet part quality requirements, specifications are complete, transferable to suppliers, and well documented

  • Ensures efforts in control plan and part quality plan deployment by supplier as specified by Philips to ensure parts from supplier consistently meet specifications

  • Ensures in supplier qualification process and ensuring part quality requirements are met.

  • Leads support efforts in the establishment of establishing Receiving Acceptance Plan for purchased parts.

  • Leads support efforts in the establishment of measuring and monitoring supplier quality performance per established measures and metrics (KPIs) for part quality

You are a part of

The global SQE Team, you are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, our business, and health technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around world.

SQE Team is one of the five Centers of Excellence (COEs) in Philips Global Quality Organization. These 5 COEs specialize in the following capabilities: Regulatory & Clinical Affairs, Supplier Quality, Quality Management System, Quality Assurance & Engineering, and Compliance & Audit.

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

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science discipline, Current auditor certification with a recognized Accreditation body such as ISO-9001:2015 / ISO-13485, etc.

  • Experience: More than 8 years of total industry experience (automotive industry is most desirable, then aerospace, then medical), with 4+ years of related experience in a medical device or regulated industry in supplier quality engineering function is a must.

  • Competencies and skills:

  • Very strong auditing skills sets from QMS / Process / Risk audit standpoint is a Must.

  • Very strong knowledge in application / deployment of APQP / PPAP process at supplier level for new product introduction at supplier level.-Must.

  • Expertise/experience in problem solving(root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action methods) with quality tools is a Must, such as: 6-sigma / 8-D / CAPA / FMEA/ 5WHY etc.

  • Working knowledge of appropriate global medical device regulations, requirements and standards is a plus, such as 21 CFR Parts 803, 806, and 820, ISO13485, ISO14971, European Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC), Canadian Medical Devices Regulation (SOR/98-282), Japanese MHLW Ordinance 169, and ISO 9001.

  • Strong knowledge of mfg. Operations and supplier quality development process and control methods; CtQ definition, DfSS, SPC

  • Good leadership and cross-functions coordination skill.

  • Fluent in English and Chinese Langauge is a MUST.

In return, we offer you

A promising professional career development platform. Work in the medical industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges, you will be empowered to drive high quality, ground breaking innovations with a globally recognized, premium brand behind you.

Why should you join Philips?

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