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Philips Manufacturing Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Reedsville, PA.) in Reedsville, Pennsylvania

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Manufacturing Engineer position provides the successful candidate with an immediate opportunity to be involved with technology that helps save lives, improve patient outcomes, and reduce the cost of medicine around the world. Philips is a leading innovator in the Ultrasound Imaging, and at the heart of every Ultrasound System is a transducer. Transducer technology is a cornerstone in the Philips Healthcare portfolio. As an international organization, Philips is well placed to offer a broad range of technical and leadership opportunities in various organizations throughout the world.

You are responsible for

  • In this role as a Manufacturing Engineer , you will focus primarily on supporting and improving the processes for transducer manufacturing. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement new methods of manufacturing including the use of automation.

  • Provide technical support to resolve manufacturing and quality problems, including yield and nonconforming product. Drive corrective action with appropriate and detailed follow up.

  • Identify, analyze and implement cost reduction projects, cycle time improvements, and lean manufacturing techniques to improve product cost structure.

  • Develop and execute design and process verification activities, including statistical analysis, similarity, and testing.

  • Work collaboratively with R&D to develop new processes and transition new transducers designs into manufacturing.

  • Identify, specify, and coordinate installation of new manufacturing equipment and upgrades for process improvement.

  • Complete process validation for new equipment.

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

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field followed by 5+ years of practical experience applying engineering principles in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to provide technical leadership in ambiguous situations

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), team leadership, and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Statistical Methods (Process Capability, SPC, Trend Analysis)

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), team leadership, and interpersonal skills

  • Computer literate in MS Office Applications and Minitab

  • Experience in a regulated environment

  • Lean manufacturing experience

  • Demonstrated experience with the validation, documentation, and manufacture of medical devices

  • Green belt/black belt or Shainin certification

  • Solid Works or other CAD software experience

  • PLC experience

  • Your Team The Supply Chain Engineering team, based in Reedsville, PA, consists of 30 other engineers with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The Supply Chain Engineering team works in close collaboration with Operations, R&D, Purchasing, and Q&R locally and across the global. The fast paced environment places emphasis on a first time right approach, as such in-depth knowledge of product design, root-cause analysis and regulatory compliance. Our Offer At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

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

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