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Philips Supplier Quality Engineer in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Serve the Diagnostic Imaging global supply chain management to drive quality activities with suppliers, setting a high standard and fast response expectation so quality issues are prevented or minimized.

As Operational Supplier Quality Engineer you enable our organization to provide high quality medical products to our customers. The role will manage activities downstream related to purchased part qualification with suppliers, supplier quality issue resolution and ensuring appropriate incoming material inspection strategies.

You are responsible for

  • Part Qualification for Product Lifecycle Maintenance as well as partnering with Design Engineer and Advance Quality Engineering to determine Part Qualification requirements

  • Partner with Advance Quality Engineer to plan special process validation activity

  • Complete Part Qualification / Special Process validation activities

  • Maintain Receiving and Inspection Plans

  • Manage Supplier Change Request

  • Supplier Oversight & Monitoring

  • Perform monthly supplier monitoring based on non-conformance data received from the factory and field

  • Facilitate quality review meetings

  • Initiate cross-functional Supplier Quality Improvement Plans/Projects or SCARs based on data analysis/trending and outcome of quality review meetings

  • Active participation in Material Review Boards to address product related factory and field non-conformances

  • Audits and Assessments as well as conduct for-cause Supplier Audits/Assessments

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

You are a part of

A fast growing and innovative team, within an ever-changing environment - constantly striving for improvements and exceeding internal and external stakeholder expectations. The team consists of 5 people who are all located in Best.

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

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in engineering

  • At least 5 years of experience as Supplier Quality Engineer working in a production environment

  • Experience in medical device or automotive/aerospace/pharma/defense

  • Preferably Supply Chain Management Engineering or Procurement experience

  • Preferred experience in Quality Tools and Processes (e.g., GD&T, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, VOC, SPC, 8D, 6σ, etc.)

  • Preferred Six Sigma Certification

  • Preferred ASQ Certified Quality Engineer

  • Experience with CAPA / continuous improvement processes including investigational technique (preference)

  • Strong technical attitude (i.e. able to read and comprehend technical documentation, ability to comprehend and execute procedures, demonstrated understanding of system documentation)

  • Experience with development and implementation of quality system procedures

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A market conform salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. 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.

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 . Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways .

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