In this role, you have the opportunity to
to dig deep for root cause, analyze objectively, draw logical conclusions and follow through quickly to deliver solutions.
You are responsible for
Our daily work includes both sustaining and project work – we strive to complete the types of projects that remove the need for sustaining work – improving safety, quality, output and eliminating scrap.
The team is frequently called to develop solutions to safety or ergonomic concerns, which may involve analyzing work methods, developing fixtures or identifying new ways of doing a task.
Daily sustaining work includes troubleshooting and developing solutions for various chemical and mechanical issues, especially with respect to the following: epoxies - mixing/ curing/ drying/ wicking/ polishing; plastic tubing - fusing/ extruding/ flaring/ forming/ injection molding; fiber optics – drawing, coating, curing, winding, stuffing, polishing; equipment troubleshooting/repair – simple mechanical machines, temperature controllers, PLC’s, HMI’s, motion controllers, etc.; packaging and sealing pouches and trays; cleaning – ultrasonic, ionizers; testing – burst, tensile, leak, optical gauge, FTIR, DSC, SEM; CAD modeling – Solidworks, and more.
Process validation and verification work is frequently required including knowledge of Process Validation Plans, IQ OQ PQs, software validation, test method validation, gage R&R, and a clear understanding of FDA’s QSR and cGMP standards.G
Good grounding in statistics would be instrumental to success.
Frequently we must dig deep into problems to fully understand root cause and implement solutions that will prevent reoccurrence. The manufacturing engineer will be expected to organize investigations, pursue a logical course of inquiry, be able to collect and analyze data and see patterns/trends, design controlled experiments and analyze the results of those experiments to make rational conclusions about courses of action.
The manufacturing engineering team is also leaning in heavily to the application of Theory of Constraints and LEAN to our production processes. We highly value engineers who are able to use process thinking and LEAN tools to develop standard work, eliminate waste at the bottlenecks and simultaneously increase productivity, quality, and safety while lowering costs.
Our team uses the Agile Scrum methodology to set the course of our weekly work. Together with our production customers, we prioritize the highest value solutions from our storehouse of improvement ideas and then plan our work in 2 week sprints and work together to achieve what we commit to. This methodology is ideal for high output, energetic, lively, positive contributors who like to feel part of a winning team delivering just what the customer wants. We care deeply about our customers, both internal and external, and strive to continuously improve our products and processes. We are eager to find teammates who are excited by this atmosphere and the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of patients!
You are a part of
our dynamic ME group of individuals that have diverse strengths and work together to continuously deliver solutions to meet the needs of our production customers.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Four-year technical degree required, preferably in Engineering
1+ years as an Engineer in a related field preferred
Statistical analysis skill set is desired
An understanding of process validation relating to medical device regulations is preferred
A demonstrated ability to plan and run projects is highly desired
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 .
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