Philips Systems Engineer in Bothell, Washington


In this role, you have the opportunity to

As a Systems Engineer at Philips Oral Healthcare, you are accountable for ensuring the product development team follows the V-model process to ensure products exceed consumer expectations and are reliable in the field. You are responsible for the correct translation of business and user requirements into system requirements. In addition, you team up with subject matter experts to set correct module requirements and you are responsible for the system verification strategy. By bringing fantastic oral healthcare products to market, you will help consumers achieve a lifetime of better overall health and ensure the continued growth of an already thriving business!

You are responsible for

  • Translating business and user requirements to system requirements.

  • Developing the verification strategy and reviewing verification results to confirm system requirements are met

  • Developing and following on the system design FMEA that feeds into the module design FMEAs.

  • Setting up the database that is used by the project team to document outputs of the V-model process.

  • Communication of V-model maturity during product development to management.

You are a part of

As a Systems Engineer, you will be joining the newly formed Systems Engineering team in the Innovation & Development department of Philips Oral Healthcare. The Systems Engineering team was formed in 2015 to strengthen implementation of the V-model process and deliver first time right product launches.

You will be a part of the core team of a new product development project. Throughout the project, you will frequently interact with the Project Manager, Marketing Manager, and Product Researcher, as well as a variety of technical subject matter experts both locally and internationally.

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

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Biomedical Engineering.

  • 2+ years’ experience in a product development environment:

  • Building requirement management focus using DOORS or a similar system [preferred]

  • Ensuring product development compliant to Subpart C of the Quality System Regulation [preferred]

  • 3+ experience in application of Design for Six Sigma methods and tools.

Communication and presentation skills:

  • Documents data / decisions in a detailed and structured way

  • Tailor’s way to best present information to audience

  • Presents complex technical data in a concise way

Functional competencies:

  • Fact Based

  • Uses logic to solve problems

  • Analyzes problems skillfully

In return, we offer you

To advance your career in an environment that supports work-life balance, health & well-being and continuous learning. Making a difference begins right here, where you come first.

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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