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Philips System Engineer-STET in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may c ontact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

be part of global team which manages high impact, complex transfer projects that enables Philips to reduce risk, improve profitability, align with Philips’ strategic supply base and optimize supply chain flexibility. Your primary function is to ensure that our product development/R&D team follows system development lifecycle process (V model) and lead systems-level product development, owning design specifications and verifications that complies with related medical device regulations/standards (FDA, IEC, etc.) and internal quality management/design control processes.

As a Systems Engineer at Philips, you are responsible for the correct translation of business and user need/requirements into product requirements, product requirement to system and design specifications. In addition, you team up with subject matter experts to set correct component/ part requirements. you will be responsible for the product verification and validation strategy and drafting relevant protocols as well as:

  • Translating business need/user requirements to product requirements.

  • Product requirement to system and design specifications.

  • Teaming up with Subject matter experts, reliability experts and R&D to develop product/ system verification and validation strategy.

  • Drafting relevant test protocols to verify design requirements

  • Reviewing verification results to confirm product/design requirements are met.

  • Identifying and mitigating areas of technical risk by following the product design FMEA process/Fault tree analysis methods.

You are a part of

A high-impact, global organization within Philips that works across all modalities – The Supplier Transfer Excellence Team (STET). STET has been established as an entrepreneurial organization that focuses on fast-paced, high-quality portfolio transfers within the Philips global supply base to mitigate risk & maximize profitability.

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

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Biomedical Engineering, preferred

  • 5+ years’ experience in a product development environment

  • Requirement management focus using DOORS or a similar system [preferred]

  • Experience describing systems requirements, requirement tracing to subsystems and interface requirements

  • Verification and Validation strategy demonstrated by either coursework or work in industry

  • Performing Verification and Validation testing demonstrated by either coursework or work in industry

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma methods and tools

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated technical abilities in coordinating development efforts of a highly technical group

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Able to adapt quickly to change and work in a rapidly evolving environment

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

In return, we offer you

A key position in our ME, STET organization as a key player in driving sustaining projects and supplier transfers to completion. In this role you have the chance to be a real game changer and have direct impact on business results. You will also have the opportunity to grow your career at Philips by having contact with multiple departments and groups.

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.

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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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.

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