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Philips Sr. QMS Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Help build a high growth business that will help improve the lives of millions of people while advancing Philips journey as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for:

  • Manages and maintains a compliant and effective QMS for the activities in scope as well as for effective and lean QMS structure and documents for Q&R processes in scope.

  • Creates PQMS awareness level as determined within the organization; contributes to BG PQMS strategic plan.

  • Executes PQMS standardization; ensures strategic plan (Hoshin) completion for areas of responsibility, owns all activities under the PQMS governance in scope and manages deployment.

  • Manages compliance to FDA regulations and other Regulatory Agencies as required, guidelines and policies in scope are consistent with those regulations.

  • Accountable to manage and harmonize all QMS management processes.

  • Manages (local) Q&R processes in scope; represents Philips during regulatory inspections/audits; oversees and manages inspections/logistics

  • Ensures Q&R requirements are effective in all processes in scope.

  • Ensures Document Control is established and ensures training profiles are assigned and enforced and training administration is established within scope.

  • Involved in developing modifying and executing QMS documents in scope that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect.

  • Regularly interacts with senior management.

  • Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinates.

  • Establishes and assures adherence to schedules, work plans and performance requirements.

  • Manages individual contributors.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree. plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience in the medical device or another regulated industry

  • Expert understanding and application of appropriate global medical device regulations, requirements and standards, including FDA’s

  • 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, EU Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC), Canadian Medical Devices Regulation (SOR/98-282), Japanese

  • MHLW Ordinance 169, ANVISA, ISO 14971, ISO 9001, and others including familiarity with the European Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745.

  • Experienced Manager with proven success leading teams and delivering on organizational objectives

  • Proven experience in Quality Management System processes, including cross sector or business process standardization, ensuring effectiveness and efficiency while maintaining compliance with worldwide regulations

  • An ability to successfully communicate and educate Quality Management System regulations, policies and strategies to teams at all levels of the organization

  • Experience in corrective and preventive actions, including root cause analysis, documenting findings/actions, and implementing actions.

  • Advanced Analytical Skills; demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex process/system issues

  • Project Management (development of project plans, status meetings, project reporting, etc.) and organizational change management

  • Executive communication skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous programs/projects

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

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. Learn more by watching this video .

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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.