Philips Manufacturing Test Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

Job Description: Manufacturing Test Engineer

Summary

Your engineering expertise will drive Supply Chain efforts to improve Quality, Customer Satisfaction, and on-time delivery, reduce cost, assure materials supply, and advance operational excellence. In this space, attention to detail is of the utmost importance. We work in a fast paced, process driven environment building high quality medical devices that lead our industry and improve people's lives.

In this role you will be responsible for developing test systems to support the production process. This will include product design participation for DFT, supporting design prototype efforts, participation in the development of the production process, designing test solutions, deploying them and supporting them in the production process.

You are responsible for

  • Owning the Device Master Records (DMR) for test systems.

  • Utilize Philips information management systems to control bill of materials, manage engineering change orders, and interface to our Supply Chain process.

  • Managing quality / compliance enhancements, assurance of supply and new feature implementation through the entire product life cycle.

  • Support of test solutions at all levels of the product assembly providing support for Philips owned test solutions locally and in low cost regions

  • Investigating and resolving product and process quality issues within Philips Quality System framework

  • Documenting and executing verification and validation protocols process changes.

  • Working with cross-functional teams to plan and execute Manufacturing Engineering activities in support of New Product Introduction.

  • Establish validation plans, manage the execution and create the compliant validation records for test designs and test deployments.

  • Supporting product changes between production, 3rd party Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and multiple R&D teams.

  • Accountability for the overall device manufacturing performance, monitoring and continuous improvement, field failure trending and overall process support as well as associated regulation compliance and controls.

  • Work within Philips supply base to source parts for the build and support of test stations.

  • Support the production process by reporting yield levels and general process quality monitoring and improvements for the medical device.

  • Test systems life cycle management.

As part of Philips Healthcare’s Measurements Analytics & Therapeutical Care business, we provide solutions that simplify clinician workflow, improve financial outcomes and help improve and save lives. To achieve that objective, we are employing state of the art methods to deploy and support our software on OEM hardware, the Web and smartphones.

This individual will be part of a high performing Operations engineering team that participates in all stages of product development from definition to delivery.

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

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent (Masters preferred) with 5 + years of experience in manufacturing environment preferably in medical device market

  • Manufacturing development background with emphasis on Medical Devices, Software products, IT equipment and design for manufacturing experience.

  • Experience with test software development in National Instruments LabView with some experience in TestStand preferred.

  • Familiar with RF test methods, instrumentation and test fixture development for RF products.

  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, and ISO standards for medical device manufacture, experience in eDMR / SAP preferred.

  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, experience with multisite support

  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic Medical Device Operations environment.

  • Must have very strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.

  • Proven and demonstrated problem solving skills are required.

  • Demonstrated experience with the validation, documentation, and manufacture of medical devices is a plus.

  • Ability to travel Internationally (less than 10%)

Your engineering expertise will drive Supply Chain efforts to improve Quality, Customer Satisfaction, and on-time delivery, reduce cost, assure materials supply, and advance operational excellence. In this space, attention to detail is of the utmost importance. We work in a fast paced, process driven environment building high quality medical devices that lead our industry and improve people's lives.

In this role you will be responsible for developing test systems to support the production process. This will include product design participation for Design for Test (DFT), supporting design prototype efforts, participation in the development of the production process, designing test solutions, deploying them and supporting them in the production process.

You are responsible for

  • Owning the Device Master Records (DMR) for test systems.

  • Utilize Philips information management systems to control bill of materials, manage engineering change orders, and interface to our Supply Chain process.

  • Managing quality / compliance enhancements, assurance of supply and new feature implementation through the entire product life cycle.

  • Supporting of test solutions at all levels of the product assembly providing support for Philips owned test solutions locally and in low cost regions

  • Investigating and resolving product and process quality issues within Philips Quality System framework

  • Documenting and executing verification and validation protocols process changes.

  • Working with cross-functional teams to plan and execute Manufacturing Engineering activities in support of New Product Introduction.

  • Establish validation plans, manage the execution and create the compliant validation records for test designs and test deployments.

  • Supporting product changes between production, 3rd party Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and multiple R&D teams.

  • Accountability for the overall device manufacturing performance, monitoring and continuous improvement, field failure trending and overall process support as well as associated regulation compliance and controls.

  • Work within Philips supply base to source parts for the build and support of test stations.

  • Supporting the production process by reporting yield levels and general process quality monitoring and improvements for the medical device.

  • Testing systems life cycle management.

As part of Philips Healthcare’s Measurements Analytics & Therapeutical Care business, we provide solutions that simplify clinician workflow, improve financial outcomes and help improve and save lives. To achieve that objective, we are employing state of the art methods to deploy and support our software on OEM hardware, the Web and smartphones.

This individual will be part of a high performing Operations engineering team that participates in all stages of product development from definition to delivery.

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

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent (Masters preferred) with 5 + years of experience in manufacturing environment preferably in medical device market.

  • Manufacturing development background with emphasis on Medical Devices, Software products, IT equipment and design for manufacturing experience.

  • Experience with test software development in National Instruments LabView with some experience in TestStand preferred.

  • Familiar with RF test methods, instrumentation and test fixture development for RF products.

  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, and ISO standards for medical device manufacture, experience in eDMR / SAP preferred.

  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, experience with multisite support.

  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic Medical Device Operations environment.

  • Must have very strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.

  • Proven and demonstrated problem solving skills are required.

  • Demonstrated experience with the validation, documentation, and manufacture of medical devices is a plus.

  • Ability to travel internationally (less than 10%)

Why should you join Philips?

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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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