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Philips Quality Engineer in Bothell, Washington

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In this role, you have the opportunity to be

A Quality Engineer (QA/QE) within our Emergency Care and Resuscitation (ECR) team. The QA/QE engineer is responsible for driving quality to ensure products or services are designed and produced to meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations. Participates in the change management process to assure the products or services continue to meet customer requirements. Uses data sources to identify opportunities to improve quality. Participates in cross-functional teams with other business and engineering disciplines. Provides independent oversight and review of the project deliverables throughout the product lifecycle. Provides leadership and is responsible and accountable to the organization for own decisions and actions, while also holding others accountable for the same.

Working in the medical industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. As part of our HealthTech – focused company, you will be responsible for successfully managing Philips relationships with approval agencies such as the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

You are responsible for

  • Driving quality on teams considering: usability, reliability, performance, supportability, manufacturability, localizability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability and costs

  • Participating in risk management activities during product lifecycle

  • Performing independent technical assessment on engineering or production deliverables

  • Leading quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing

  • Engaging with production teams to manage non-conforming product and to drive cost of non-quality reductions.

  • Using applicable data sources and statistics to report on product quality performance and taking action in accordance with data.

  • Ensuring that design meets quality and compliance standards

You are a part of

Emergency Care and Resuscitation Business. This is a key business along the continuum of care, and has a broad product portfolio of advanced life support solutions, automated external defibrillators, and data management solutions. Our mission is to design, produce, and deliver every solution as if the life of someone we love depends on it. Every day, we empower and enable our customers – from clinicians to paramedics, first responders to the ordinary person – to save lives using our innovative, market leading technology. We are searching for passionate leaders to join us as we strengthen our product portfolio, expand our services and solutions, and bring game changing technology to market.

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

  • Engineering or 4 year technical degree

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a regulated industry. Medical device experience is a plus.

  • Have an understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems, and professional ethics.

  • Have understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation, and implementation with respect to domestic and international standards or requirements.

  • Be able to develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting, and problem solving.

  • Be able to plan, control, and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling, and measurement systems

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is a plus

  • Software Validation experience is a plus

In return, we offer you

An opportunity to sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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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