In this role, you have the opportunity to:
guide and support Business Groups, Markets and enabling functions to always do the right thing. This involves being a confident advisor on approval, regulatory compliance and quality management related topics, in order to achieve timely releases of innovative products that deliver high quality and outstanding reliability to the lives they will improve.
Key areas of responsibilities for this role include :
Ensures that appropriate quality plans are made that include all stages of the life cycle of the product and supports Quality Plan design across multiple business units.
Develop and support design transfer activities by implementing standardized quality centric launch practices the enable business strategies.
Establish a culture that makes developing, manufacturing and distributing products with industry leading quality and reliability a core competency.
Act as an agent of positive change, innovation and continuous quality improvement. Must be able to influence technical and non-technical senior leaders.
Validates key design inputs like: usability, reliability, performance, supportability, manufacturability, localizability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability and costs
Provides effective oversight of the execution of the Quality Plan, any Risk Management activities, and of all design related activities during the product/system lifecycle.
Performs independent technical assessment on product quality performance and post-market product quality analysis.
Can lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing.
Uses post-market analytics and statistics to report on product quality performance in the field (provide feedback to manufacturing, suppliers or design teams) and initiates field actions when required.
Travel required up to 25%
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Discipline (EE, ME, Industrial etc..)
At least 10 years' relevant experience.
At least 3 years' experience as a functional (people) manager.
Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, interact and influence effectively at technical and management levels across functions.
At least 5 years’ experience in FDA regulated Medical Device industry with design transfer management responsibility.
Demonstrated success in growing and coaching high performing engineering teams and leading change for product quality.
ASQ certification as Certified Quality Engineer or demonstrated advanced lean manufacturing skills.
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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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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Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223 , option 5, for assistance.