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Philips Supplier Quality Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Advancing your career in a dynamic, fast paced and multinational environment of Philips.

You are responsible for

  • Be the lead contact point for Supplier Quality of Business Group - Population Health Management (Medical Device & Software) for AMEC suppliers as well as some in Europe

  • Ensure the annual definition of the quality improvement plan based on business needs and timely implementation.

  • Manage the daily hands-on work with Philips suppliers and establish internal and external quality processes such as SCAR and Supplier Metric Scorecards

  • Supports on-site/off-site supplier quality development including coordination /management of required internal/external resources.

  • Manages the early involvement of suppliers in new product development and product/component improvement. Leads quality system audits.

  • Deploys and follows-up on the Supplier Quality Related KPI’s towards the supplier.

  • Ensures the assigned supply base meets the Philips sustainability requirements. Ensures the timely and correct GSRS data-input.

  • Participates in the Supplier Selection process for the quality aspects.

  • Sets supplier quality aspects for new / improved products ensuring manufacturability aspects at suppliers.

You are a part of

Philips Population Health Management which is an emerging market need that is leading Population Health Management for Philips. The Q&R team is very team centric and comprised of industry leading products that are regulated by FDA/ISO 13485 and non-regulated

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

  • Bachelor/Master (preferably in Medical / Engineering or Science)

  • 5 years’ experience in either a Quality, NPI or Continuous Improvement function

  • Experience in the Medical Device with working knowledge of ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and 21 CFR 820

  • Experience with quality systems, quality tools and methodologies

  • Knowledge of the Purchasing function and associated commodity, supply base, quality and data management considerations. Understanding of Procurement, Supplier Relationship Management, Material and Supplier Quality and Data Management areas.

  • Strong APQP knowledge and experience with all aspects of supplier quality management: quality concepts/tools/methods (e.g. FMEA, DOE, IQ/OQ/PQ, MSA, GRR, 8D, etc.), quality issue resolution and quality monitoring measures ( use of statistical process control methodologies (CPk/PPk and data analysis is essential)

  • Experience working in a manufacturing engineering environment strongly preferred.

  • Assertive and with the ability to think out of the box and adapt to commercial context

  • Able to work independently and under pressure

  • Strong communicate skills, written and verbal

  • Willingness to travel up to 40%

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

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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