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Philips Senior Manager Quality Engineering (m/f/d) Medical Technology in Böblingen, Germany


In this role you have the opportunity to

provide strategic and tactical direction to teams within the Quality Engineering and Incoming Quality organizations. As our Senior Quality Engineering Manager (m/f/d) you collaborate with various stakeholders including but not limited to: Operations, Manufacturing, Business Quality and Manufacturing Engineering to drive quality improvement and continuous compliance at your site. You are a driving force in making Royal Philips Quality and Regulatory (Q&R) organization an industry leader through attracting and developing talented professionals, improved customer experience, proactive regulatory compliance and collaborative quality excellence.

You are responsible for

  • Being a people manager and an advisor for our Quality Engineering Manufacturing team as well as for our Quality Engineering Incoming Inspection team

  • Developing processes that will allow tracking effectiveness of design transfer for products into manufacturing and ongoing manufacturing process quality. Tracking approaches including KPIs, yields in Manufacturing, Cost of Quality, Quality Nonconformances and other applications of statistical methods

  • Enabling our Quality team in Böblingen to drive process improvements that accomplish quality objectives

  • Leading in resolution of assigned Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA) including supporting other associated CAPA objectives

  • Teaming up with our manufacturing team to sustain the products thought the full life cycle

  • Ensuring compliance with the Quality System Regulations, 21 CFR Part 820, and ISO 13485

  • Being an active and valued contributor to the process validation and design transfer activities balancing business objectives and quality requirements to determine readiness of projects to proceed to the next phase

  • Participating in regulatory inspections, internal and external audits, as assigned in coordination with other applicable company groups

You are part of

our Q&R team reporting directly into the Global Quality Manufacturing, Medical Devices organization and working closely with Manufacturing Operations at the Böblingen business location. You are a resourceful and a strategic thinker who provides results-oriented leadership and creativity to manage an effective and talented Quality organization. Working closely with key stakeholders and leadership within Philips to maintain a robust and efficient Quality Management System, including behaviors that are accepted by our internal and external customers and regulators.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline or equivalent technical Degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Quality Engineer or, Design or Manufacturing Engineer working within the framework of a Quality System. Experience with medical device manufacturing with electronic and/or electromechanical products is required

  • 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

  • Experience as a functional (people) manager

  • Demonstrated success in leading change for product or process quality

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, interact and influence effectively at technical and management levels across functions

  • Demonstrated high level of continuous improvement philosophy

  • Business fluent in English and German.

In return, we offer you

an environment where you will promote products that genuinely change lives for the better, which makes every working moment become a source of pride. At Philips, you will apply your skills, talents and passion to fulfill a greater purpose – the opportunity to create meaningful innovations that advance our collective goal: Improving 3 billion lives each year by 2030.

We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Philips encourages people with a disability to apply.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .