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Philips Sr. R&D Engineer in San Diego, California

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In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Provide technical expertise to the design and development of new invasive and noninvasive medical device product(s). Design and implement new methodologies, materials, machines, processes, or products. Develop new concepts from initial design to market release. Conduct feasibility and verification studies of the design and design related processes/test methods to demonstrate intended function. Maintain detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development. Coordinate activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure the delivery of supplies or services needed to meet scheduled timelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new pressure wire disposable products, including the mechanical and electrical design.

  • Design and develop new pressure wire manufacturing and test methods.

  • Evaluate new pressure wire designs using benchtop and clinically relevant models.

  • Supports optimization of existing designs as part of process/design change projects.

  • Create process maps, value stream maps, CAD drawings, and schematics for all design work.

  • Use standard statistical analysis and problem solving techniques to determine product acceptance, setting tolerances and determining critical parameters.

  • Define, perform and analyze basic linear experiments and basic DOE’s.

  • Support root cause analysis and implements corrective actions as needed.

  • Create and validate new test methods.

  • Support the transfer of new designs from R&D to production.

  • Write technical reports and test plans for new product development design verification and validation deliverables.

  • Generate work instructions, preventative maintenance schedules, documentation for components, tooling, and processes associate with new product development.

  • Provide direction/training to operators/technicians performing procedures.

  • Contribute to design documentation including input for the DHF and technical design reviews.

  • Communicate as a team member with other function groups, internal customers and outside vendors on a daily basis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science and a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience; or a Master Degree with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience. (Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Plastics Engineering, or Electrical Engineering preferred).

  • Conceptualize, design, develop, and document small to medium scale new product designs, processes and test methods.

  • Work with a larger team on the design and development of medium to large level new product designs, processes and test methods.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Volcano IGT Devices product lines.

  • Demonstrate organizational and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional, regulated environment.

  • Basic knowledge and experience with Regulatory requirements associated with design controls.

  • Ability to work in a team environment to ensure conducive working relationships.

  • Ability to lead a project: define deliverables, create schedule, and lead a cross-functional team

  • Strong analytical skills.

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

  • Familiarity with cardiology catheterization procedures, tools, and terminology.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project schedule development.

  • Experience with Solidworks and Statistical Software applications.

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python.

  • Experience with guide wire design and manufacturing (desired).

  • Experience with sensor technology and testing (desired).

Why should you join Philips?

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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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