Philips Mechanical Inspector 3 in Andover, Massachusetts


Mechanical Inspector

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Help build a high growth business that will help improve the lives of millions of people while advancing Philips journey as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for

  • The Inspector 3 performs inspections with minimal supervision. The inspections this person performs are complex to very complex. This person is responsible for filling out quality records in an error free manner. The equipment this person is capable of using includes automated inspection equipment as well as a CMM. This person is also capable of developing programs for automated inspection equipment (CMM and/or Vision Systems.

  • This person must be able to read and understand complex blueprints. This person must have the requisite knowledge, which provides an ability to complete inspections and record results including generating comprehensive nonconformance reports allowing the MRB to understand the non-conformances without the need for further clarification. Performs all duties while maintaining compliance with all regulatory and quality system requirements.

  • Under limited supervision, this position will perform a variety of visual and dimensional inspection of machined, plastic and sheet metal parts including flat pattern design, fixtures, gages and completed assemblies to determine precise conformance to specifications, tolerances and workmanship standards. Validation and Verification of inspection equipment, methods and CMM programming. The quality assurance technician will also maintain existing inspection plans and create new inspection plans to support the inspection planning and receiving inspection processes.

  • The candidate must be proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments to include (but not limited to):

  • Calipers

  • Micrometers

  • Depth gauges

  • Height gauges

  • Indicators

  • Thread gauges

  • Comparator

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

  • Must be able to read and interpret Blue Prints and Technical Specifications for mechanical and electrical assemblies.

  • Must be able to inspect parts involving numerous precision tolerance dimensions, coordinated dimensions, irregular surfaces and contours, which must be inspected by precision measuring instruments from surface plate set-ups where no inspection jigs or fixtures are available.

  • Must have knowledge of inspection specifications, processing, hardware and finishing specifications.

  • Train lower level inspectors on quality procedures, inspection equipment and inspection technique

  • Follow and understand verbal and written instructions.

  • Must have oral communication skills, demonstrate teamwork, be adaptable, have the ability to prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Measurement System Analysis and GR&R

  • Must have oral communication skills, demonstrate teamwork, be adaptable, have the ability to prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently.

  • Requires fine manipulation and simple grasping to utilize a computer and handheld inspection equipment.

  • Responsible for performing first article inspections and Engineering evaluation reports on items of moderate difficulty.

  • Frequent sitting and standing.

  • May occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.

  • Experience:

  • Knowledge of cGMP, ISO and QSR requirements with a minimum of 4+ years experience in a regulated industry (ex. Medical, aerospace, automotive, etc.)

  • Experience in the medical device industry a plus.

  • Strong proficiency in Windows, MS Office Suite

  • Strong proficiency in SAP

  • Proficiency in reading, basic math and manual dexterity

  • Educational Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Associates degree preferred or equivalent training, education, and/or experience

  • Certified Quality Inspector credential desired

  • IPC-A-610 workmanship standard training certification a plus

  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 workmanship standard certification a plus

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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