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Philips Supplier Quality Engineering Manager in Suzhou, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be a role model and exemplary to drive Quality awareness both internally in the organization and externally with ODM /suppliers. Co work and reach out beyond boundary i.e I&D, Operations and Procurement personnel to proactively engineering QRD, Quality , Reliability and Durability.

You are responsible for

  • Manage and proactively drive Quality Assurance end to end (E2E) at assigned supplier(s) from Development to lifecycle phase. Accountable and responsible for all process, material and design related to supplier manufacturing of Finish Goods, parts and it’s tiers.

  • To provide Quality related E2E input to Quality agreements, project books (Q-targets, etc), sourcing grid etc.. To attend and provide pre-defined input to Supplier related meetings i.e Supplier Monthly Quality review Meeting, BRM and PDLM meeting etc.

  • To participate Product Development Process via APQP-PSW to proactively ensure raw materials/components/products at supplier(s) are released from supplier(s) to Philips according to the agreed Quality norms. Enable and ensure supplier compliance to Product/Process specification and relevant regulatory requirements per QIP or RID. If otherwise, to escalate unresolved non compliances of regulatory, risks and issues to relevant Philips Team for support and resolution.

  • To perform Gap Analysis, outcome of Gemba walk to be shared with PHILIPS and Supplier stakeholders proactively in de risking supplier process, material and design discrepancies/risks. Escalate till resolved. Never give up.

  • Supplier Oversight Performance monitoring (SOM or PM) true data collection, analysis and continuous Improvement. Use of right Quality approaches/methodologies in the sense of continuous Improvement and availability of adequate supplier Organization to drive sustainable improvements towards supplier independency and competence.

  • Initiate and drive SCAR (including Preventive SCAR) for communicating and addressing non compliances of regulatory, repeated risks and issues from external and internal. Follow up on effective SCAR closure (raised by SQE) and SCAR overview on assigned suppliers .

You are a part of

  • Directly reports to Supplier Quality Sr. Manager


  1. Quality Incidents : Major Quality Complaint, MQC A and B, Target = 0 incident.

  2. SQE PDLM-APQP Deliverables:

Product Quality:

  1. Global BG DA FCR excluding UK. Target . Eu 2.95% (stretched -5%). Support and drive all BU products to Quality Norm.

  2. Global R&R: 35%.

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

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in math, statistics or engineering with 5+ years of industry experience

  • Required 5+ years Supply Chain Management Engineering experience

  • Preferred experience in Quality Tools and Processes (e.g., GD&T, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, VOC, SPC, 8D, 6σ,

In return, we offer you

We offer experiences and opportunities that add many unexpected and enriching moments to our employees’ lives. Especially when the innovative health technologies and solutions they help develop benefit their own friends and family.

Why should you join Philips?

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