Philips Senior Design Quality Assurance Engineer in San Diego, California


We welcome you to join Volcano a Philips Company as a Senior Design Quality Assurance Engineer in our San Diego, CA location.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work with a cutting edge product line - IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) at business group. As a Senior Design Assurance Quality Engineer, the primary responsibility will be to work within the Quality Management System (QMS) to support the Design Assurance process during the development of new medical devices and existing device design changes.

If you have a background in disposables – ideally with experience in electromechanical products - then we would love to talk with you!

You will apply company policy and procedures to analyze situations or data and draw conclusions. Assignments will include creating, reviewing and updating documents, auditing Design History Files and actively participating as a core member of a product development team including requirement generation, risk management, detailed design, verification and validation activities and design transfer to production.

The Senior Design Assurance Quality Engineer will also update existing Work Instructions and play a role in creation of new Work Instructions.

You are responsible for

  • Understand and implement the processes and intent of all aspects of the QMS related to Design Controls

  • Using engineering principles, analyze situations or data to identify gaps between project work and the QMS

  • Work with product development teams and other QEs to assure compliance to the QMS

  • Develop mastery of our products and analyze complaint data, post market surveillance and risk analysis to assist in the identification of potential product improvements based on sound engineering principles

  • Lead Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) and QMS continuous improvement projects as they relate to Design Assurance and Complaint Review Board Process

  • Lead shelf life and biocompatibility testing and create associated test procedures and reports

  • Create and update product risk analyses and risk management files

  • Develop and implement new and improved quality/compliant pre-market engineering methods, techniques and processes.

  • Build stable relationships internally

You are a part of

Our solutions combine navigational tools such as catheters and guide wires with advanced software to help confirm the optimal treatment at the point of care: measurement technology, procedure-specific application support and on-board imaging and monitoring with improved anatomical and functional information to optimize therapy delivery.​​ The IGT Devices organization consists of three segments: Coronary, Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology.

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

  • Requires a B.S. degree in Science, Engineering or associated fields

  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in Quality Assurance, including Quality systems, standards, metrics, and tools

  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience in medical device industry

  • Background in disposables

  • Experience with electromechanical products

  • Must have experience working with New Product Development projects and design controls

  • Must have organizational and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional teams

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow in order to meet established time frames and schedules

  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)

  • Knowledge of medical device regulations (FDA 21CFR80.820, ISO13485, ISO10993)

  • Mastery of software programs - Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with extrusion polymers, injection molding parts, catheters and guide wires a plus

Travel: 10% domestic and/or international

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.

Why should you join Philips?

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