Philips Change Analsyt in Reedsville, Pennsylvania

Change Analyst (Reedsville)

Department Description:

Product Lifecycle Data Management is responsible for managing Ultrasound product change notices, maintaining product sales catalogs used by Key Markets, managing product changes that impact the field, managing product data in ERP, and overseeing the technical support of the PDM system.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsible for the interface between transducer development and configuration management during the New Product Introduction (NPI) phase, prior to Change Notice release, to ensure compliance to corporate policies as related to product configuration. Provide cross-functional training and guidance in the area of configuration management processes and tools. Develop and manage Change Notices (CNs) and Change Implementation Plans (CIPs), ensuring they are consistent with policies, and obtains necessary approvals. Evaluate engineering changes for effect on technical, material, operation, service and marketing processes. Participate on cross-functional teams including; extended core teams, NPI teams and design reviews. Ensure engineering changes are developed and implemented in accordance with FDA quality requirements and ISO 9000 compliance guidelines. Lead cross-functional Change Implementation Board (CIB) to communicate, negotiate and resolve implementation issues related to engineering changes.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participation on various IT and/or process improvement projects

  • Develop and document new processes and tools, as required

  • Provide training in new tools and processes, as required

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Ultrasound (or other industry equivalent) product structure, configuration rules and part numbering conventions, specifically related to transducers and associated BOM items, document structures, and processes

  • Familiarity with SAP ERP system

  • Understanding of MRP fundamentals

  • Familiarity with PDM systems - ideally eMatrix and/or Windchill

  • Hardware Configuration Management/Change Management background

  • Detail oriented, disciplined individual, works well with a dynamic team

  • Experience with FDA compliant design controls

  • Self-starter, highly motivated with good organizational and time management skills

  • 3 - 5 years professional experience in a manufacturing environment

  • CM II certification or equivalent desired

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

In this role, you have the opportunity to…

Manage Ultrasound product change notices, maintaining product sales catalogs used by Key Markets, managing product changes that impact the field, managing product data in ERP, and overseeing the technical support of the PDM system.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Responsible for the interface between transducer development and configuration management during the New Product Introduction (NPI) phase, prior to Change Notice release, to ensure compliance to corporate policies as related to product configuration.

  • Provide cross-functional training and guidance in the area of configuration management processes and tools.

  • Develop and manage Change Notices (CNs) and Change Implementation Plans (CIPs), ensuring they are consistent with policies, and obtains necessary approvals.

  • Evaluate engineering changes for effect on technical, material, operation, service and marketing processes.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams including; extended core teams, NPI teams and design reviews. Ensure engineering changes are developed and implemented in accordance with FDA quality requirements and ISO 9000 compliance guidelines.

  • Lead cross-functional Change Implementation Board (CIB) to communicate, negotiate and resolve implementation issues related to engineering changes.

  • Participation on various IT and/or process improvement projects.

  • Develop and document new processes and tools, as required

  • Provide training in new tools and processes, as required

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

  • Knowledge of Ultrasound (or other industry equivalent) product structure, configuration rules and part numbering conventions, specifically related to transducers and associated BOM items, document structures, and processes

  • Familiarity with SAP ERP system

  • Understanding of MRP fundamentals

  • Familiarity with PDM systems - ideally eMatrix and/or Windchill

  • Hardware Configuration Management/Change Management background

  • Detail oriented, disciplined individual, works well with a dynamic team

  • Experience with FDA compliant design controls

  • Self-starter, highly motivated with good organizational and time management skills

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years professional experience in a manufacturing environment

  • CM II certification or equivalent desired

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

In return, we offer you

We offer you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, which offers you excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents. This job comes with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and up-to-date training.

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.

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