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Philips Lead Industrial Engineer, Personal Health (Lockbourne, OH) in Lockbourne, Ohio


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Philips is looking for passionate Engineers in the Industrial, Manufacturing, Production or Process Engineering field. You will be responsible to support the development, sustaining and continuous improvement of operations, processes and systems that will allow Philips to meet its customer commitments.

You will lead the continuous improvement of production performance by driving root causes analysis, product manufacturability and containment of quality issues.

Your challenge is to plan and execute improvements to production predictability, by cooperating with diverse functions in a complex, matrix organization. You will work in tandem with global operations, procurement, quality and regulatory, service, service parts, and order desk to support world-class operational excellence in quality, timely delivery and cost.

You are responsible for

  • Lead projects to improve performance in quality, timely delivery and cost

  • Drive product and process changes to support operational goals

  • Verify and/or validate manufacturing processes and procedures

  • Support operations by troubleshooting and providing technical expertise, for the timely closure of issues

  • Interact with the cross-functional team members to foresee and prevent interruptions to operations

  • Develop work flow (i.e., line lay-out, line balancing, equipment requirements, and assembly techniques) associated with the building of seasonal displays, product packing and repacking activities, and processing of returns

  • Develop product routings reflecting an optimized work-center selection, equipment utilization, and crew size

  • Create new, and maintain existing process documentation

  • Participate in the introduction of new packaging designs and associated new equipment/processes as required to minimize problems through the ITM and LCS processes

  • Assist in process characterizations, qualifications, and validations

  • Provide training and technical support as required to enhance the skills of other engineers, technicians and operators

  • Be part of a quality culture of compliance and continuous improvement

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements in all areas of work

  • Share and implement best practices across products

  • Identify and evaluate cost impacts of packaging variables to include material prices, labor requirements, and overhead coverage

  • Develop cost per unit estimates for new, upcoming products from idea generation through initial implementation onsite

  • Review quarter over quarter costing changes for built finished goods and their components.

You are a part of

The Operations Team, reporting into the Operations Team Market Leader for Personal Health (North America). This role will sit in Lockbourne, OH.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree, in a relevant major such as Industrial, Manufacturing, Packaging Engineering, with 5+ years of related experience

  • Experience in leading projects to improve performance in quality, timely delivery and cost in a production environment

  • Proven ability to interact with customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company

  • Proven ability to lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team

  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise

  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Lean Six Sigma experience

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. We believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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