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Philips Quality Manager in Andover, Massachusetts

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Develop and implement systems to ensure products or services are designed and produced to meet or exceed customer expectations.

You are responsible for

• Formulate and implement the Businesses long-term quality, regulatory and compliance policies.

• Manage a team of quality professionals assessing the performance of people and guide them for further individual development, setting goals for the area to encourage people to improve existing quality processes.

• Develop and support design transfer activities by implementing standardized quality centric launch practices the enable business strategies.

• Act as an agent of positive change, innovation and continuous quality improvement. Must be able to influence technical and non-technical senior leaders

• Create Q&R awareness level as determined within the organization

• Act as a contact person for ongoing NPI Projects to make sure to provide right amount of resources

• Provides effective oversight of the execution of the Quality Plan, any Risk Management activities, and of all design related activities during the product/system lifecycle.

• Ensure compliance to FDA regulations and other Regulatory Agencies as required, guidelines and policies to all products and operations are consistent with those regulations.

• Manages the review and approval of finished products manufactured for and by the company in accordance with their approved specifications

• Oversee all inspections and questions relating to the operation of the Business sites in coordination with all other applicable company and manufacturing groups.

• Manages product recall activities to include recall policies and procedures for the company. Additionally, manage product compliant activities and processes.

• Support and attend to internal and external Audits for the organization.

• Take initiative to establish Lean Philosophy within the Team to streamline daily business processes

• Interacting with Quality Managers across multiple businesses

• Keep the team up to date to regulatory requirements e.g. organize relevant trainings

• Can lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing.

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

• Bachelor's Degree or Masters’ in Engineering Discipline (EE, ME, Industrial etc..)

• At least 10 years' relevant occupation experience and 3+ years' experience as a functional (people) manager.

• 6+ years’ experience in FDA regulated Medical Device industry with design and manufacturing of Medical device Products and relevant ISO-Standards like ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820, ISO 14971.

• Demonstrated success in growing and coaching high performing engineering teams and leading change for product quality.

• Ability to lead, communicate, interact and influence effectively at technical and management levels across functions.

• Establishes a high level of continuous improvement philosophy

• ASQ certification as Certified Quality Engineer or demonstrated advanced lean manufacturing skills and experience.

• Hands on mentality to help people with the daily business

• Project Management certification or at least evidence of led Projects in the past

• Certified as an Auditor is a plus

• Travel required up to 15%

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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