In this role, you have the opportunity to
lead our highly technical staff that is tasked with providing daily production support, implementing continuous process improvements, and developing, validating and transferring to manufacturing our new products. You will ensure the right talent is attracted to the team and work to develop direct reports to support the needs of a growing business. You will also have the opportunity to set strategic direction for the manufacturing engineering team, assess current gaps and build organizational capabilities with an eye to the future.
You are responsible for
Leading our catheter manufacturing engineering group to deliver quality products On Time To Request 99+%
Attracting, retaining and developing the best talent for Catheter Manufacturing Engineering
Ensuring that safety and ergonomic projects are resourced and fixes are checked post implementation for effectiveness.
Ensuring all compliance related actions, such as NCRs, CAPAs, etc are delivered on time and with top quality.
Being the escalation point of contact of catheter manufacturing engineering for cross functional groups.
Driving and implementing lessons learned to improve safety, quality, cost and delivery.
Drive standardized methods & processes for catheter assembly.
Setting the strategy for catheter manufacturing engineering projects.
Working with Global Manufacturing Engineering group to define the technical roadmap for catheter and internal therapy devices within the medical devices delivery model.
Participating in the strategic & annual plan creation & execution for catheter products manufacturing initiatives.
Working with Finance to create and manage the sustaining manufacturing engineering budget.
Acting as Subject Matter Expert contributing technical support and guidance to catheter manufacturing engineers and cross-functional teams.
Successfully leading yield process improvement and change management projects/initiatives
You are a part of
Our team of dedicated ME experts manufacturing several production lines of catheters that save lives. You will be driving continuous product improvement and learning from your fellow engineers, clinicians, sales leaders, and other industry professionals about our world-class catheter lines. As you work cross-functionally, you will ensure the manufacturing engineering team’s adherence to company procedures, FDA regulations, ISO regulations, and other applicable standards.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
BS degree in Engineering, Science, Biomed or Manufacturing/Industrial Fields
8+ years’ experience in medical device manufacturing and/or FDA regulated environment.
3+ years managing engineering teams.
Able to lead and gain cooperation from cross-functional engineering, quality and regulatory teams.
LEAN, 6S, value stream, TOC (theory of constraints) and continuous improvement experience & training.
Agile Project Management.
Demonstrated process improvement record of accomplishment.
Demonstrated risk based decision-making
Fundamental understanding of internal catheter treatments and therapies.
Quality and audit background.
Expert in general manufacturing and best practices.
Demonstrated root cause problem solving skills.
Demonstrated project leadership and collaboration (can coach teammates on forming and following an excellent plan).
Clean room environment and Class II /III medical device manufacturing experience.
Why should you join Philips?
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