Philips Mechanical Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

Mechanical Engineer (R&D)

Philips Home Monitoring

The role of Mechanical Engineer , is a mid- to senior-level engineering role and a strong individual technical contributor who will participate in cross-functional teams and be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of assigned mechanical design projects within the Device Engineering Development group, including but not limited to: active, hands-on mechanical engineering support of all assigned projects; providing design support to manufacturing teams/vendors; coordinate development activities with internal staff and external partners, and supporting device sustaining activities within the R&D organization for Philips Home Monitoring (HM) for our Personal Emergency Response Services (PERS), Senior Living products and services, and next-gen IoT devices for healthcare services.

Your responsibilities include engineering design and support for medical device development and sustaining support, principally in the mechanical disciplines of molded, formed, printed, and/or fabricated part/product design, packaging and label/graphic content, electromechanical system design and the associated verification, validation and production tests, process validation, and general production support.

Key Requirements

  • BS degree in mechanical or biomedical engineering with a device design and sustaining focus

  • Technical writing in support of design inputs, design outputs, qualification activities, regulatory requirements and related pursuits

  • Test method development and execution

  • Participation in project team collaboration with primary focus on mechanical design and production transfer activities

  • Participation in device design reviews as project leader, participant, and independent reviewer, as applicable

  • Manufacturing and production support at Philips companies and partner locations

  • Support development of engineering lab capabilities (equipment, processes, etc) to support device development activities

  • Working knowledge of standards - UL, IEC, ISO 13485 and related quality system requirements for medical devices

  • Strong understanding of BOM creation/definition, change control process, and general documentation standards

Education

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in a mechanical engineering or biomedical device discipline, preferably educational discipline in mechanical engineering, and/or biomedical engineering.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years in a lead mechanical engineering capacity for devices with a focus on high quality and attention to detail

  • 5+ years of industry experience in product development, including prior experience in a medical device development or medical device manufacturing environment, and development or sustaining engineering role under a regulated quality system

  • Demonstrated multiple product/device history of high-yield volume production

  • Prior experience with wearable medical devices, designed to operate in an indoor/outdoor environment with multi-sensor wireless communication technologies.

  • Proficient in mechanical design for a variety of manufacturing processes; including injection molding, compression molding, thermoforming, CNC machining, die-cutting, and sheet metal stamping/forming

  • Excellent design, collaboration and problem solving skills with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers. Ability to document and articulate mechanical designs a must.

  • Proficient in 3D CAD design software, including complex surfacing (SolidWorks preferred.)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, and Outlook)

  • Experienced in the use of lab measurement tools (i.e. calipers, gages, etc.)

  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Root Cause Analysis (including Pareto, Ishikawa, 5 Why’s, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in rapid prototyping (i.e. 3D printing, SLA, SLS, machining, etc.)

  • Ability to inspire and influence change collaboratively

  • Proven ability to work independently given high-level direction

  • Knowledge of product development methodologies and best practices

  • Excellent requirements, specification, test plan/report writing skills

  • Exposure to LEAN, Agile, SAFe execution methodologies

Position Details

  • Corporate Grade: CG60 Senior-level Engineering R&D

  • Reporting: The position reports to Group Leader – Engineering

  • Location: Philips Home Monitoring, 111 Lawrence Street, Framingham, MA 01702

  • Remote-Location: Periodic travel required – position should be on-site

Our offer!

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs. Our business provides unique opportunities to develop cutting edge devices, products and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space and this new position is a unique opportunity to shape the next generation solutions we are developing.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The role of Mechanical Engineer, is a strong individual technical contributor who will participate in cross-functional teams and be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of assigned mechanical design projects within the Device Engineering Development group, including but not limited to: active, hands-on mechanical engineering support of all assigned projects; providing design support to manufacturing teams/vendors; coordinate development activities with internal staff and external partners, and supporting device sustaining activities within the R&D organization for Philips Home Monitoring (HM) for our Personal Emergency Response Services (PERS), Senior Living products and services, and next-gen IoT devices for healthcare services.

Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include engineering design and support for medical device development and sustaining support, principally in the mechanical disciplines of molded, formed, printed, and/or fabricated part/product design, packaging and label/graphic content, electromechanical system design and the associated verification, validation and production tests, process validation, and general production support.

Key Requirements:

  • BS degree in mechanical or biomedical engineering with a device design and sustaining focus

  • Technical writing in support of design inputs, design outputs, qualification activities, regulatory requirements and related pursuits

  • Test method development and execution

  • Participation in project team collaboration with primary focus on mechanical design and production transfer activities

  • Participation in device design reviews as project leader, participant, and independent reviewer, as applicable

  • Manufacturing and production support at Philips companies and partner locations

  • Support development of engineering lab capabilities (equipment, processes, etc) to support device development activities

  • Working knowledge of standards - UL, IEC, ISO 13485 and related quality system requirements for medical devices

  • Strong understanding of BOM creation/definition, change control process, and general documentation standards

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5+ years in a lead mechanical engineering capacity for devices with a focus on high quality and attention to detail

  • 5+ years of industry experience in product development, including prior experience in a medical device development or medical device manufacturing environment, and development or sustaining engineering role under a regulated quality system

  • Demonstrated multiple product/device history of high-yield volume production

  • Prior experience with wearable medical devices, designed to operate in an indoor/outdoor environment with multi-sensor wireless communication technologies.

  • Proficient in mechanical design for a variety of manufacturing processes; including injection molding, compression molding, thermoforming, CNC machining, die-cutting, and sheet metal stamping/forming

  • Excellent design, collaboration and problem solving skills with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers. Ability to document and articulate mechanical designs a must.

  • Proficient in 3D CAD design software, including complex surfacing (SolidWorks preferred.)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, and Outlook)

  • Experienced in the use of lab measurement tools (i.e. calipers, gages, etc.)

  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Root Cause Analysis (including Pareto, Ishikawa, 5 Why’s, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in rapid prototyping (i.e. 3D printing, SLA, SLS, machining, etc.)

  • Ability to inspire and influence change collaboratively

  • Proven ability to work independently given high-level direction

  • Knowledge of product development methodologies and best practices

  • Excellent requirements, specification, test plan/report writing skills

  • Exposure to LEAN, Agile, SAFe execution methodologies

Why should you join Philips?

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