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Philips Supplier Quality Engineer (NPI) in Latham, New York


In this role you will be tasked for achieving a state of high quality performance at our Supplier partners through the application and practice of Advanced Product Quality Planning ‘APQP’ during the industrialization of Philips products/parts within the New Product Introduction ‘NPI’ process.

You are responsible for

  • Participate in the Supplier Sourcing Process.

  • Quality engineering capability assessments of potential new Suppliers.

  • Core member of NPI project teams.

  • Drive APQP plan development, execution, monitoring and control as part of the NPI process.

  • Contribute to Supplier Project Book content.

  • Support Design for Excellence ‘DfX’ collaboration between R&D and Supplier.

  • Ensure critical to quality characteristics are flown down to Supplier.

  • Part Submission Warrant plans, deliverables, line release and completion.

  • Drive Supplier Quality improvement and development through APQP.

  • Applies technical and soft skills as a seasoned professional.

  • Interacts often with other internal functions and external partners at a level up.

  • Provides detailed guidance to others periodically.

  • Focus of influence primarily within own function.

  • Works on assignments of high complexity where analysis of situations/data requires evaluation of new factors.

  • Applies judgment in selecting methods and techniques.

  • Resolves problems independently.

  • Receives little to no guidance on routine work, general guidance on new assignments.

  • Works on assignments of moderate scope and with accountability for functional impact.

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

  • Reports to Supplier Quality Engineering Manager / Supplier Quality Engineering Business Partner.

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering Science, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of related engineering experience (medical device or regulated industry preferred).

  • Wide-ranging experience within an engineering function.

  • Well versed in Quality Engineering and Continuous Improvement techniques.

  • Direct working relationships with suppliers

  • Participated in several NPIs from start to finish.

  • Direct shop-floor production engineering sustaining experience

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