Philips Senior Quality Engineer, Supply Chain Logistics in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Senior Quality Engineer Supply Chain Logistics and Refurbishing Operations, promotes and implements organizational policies & standards to ensure product quality through handling, storage, distribution, reverse logistics and refurbishment activities, in compliance with regulatory requirements and Philips' Business Systems/procedures.

You are responsible for:

  • Establish and implement global Product Quality Engineering policies/ standards/ practices at the Single Value Added Layer (SVAL) level in scope for Logistics.

  • Implement and provide oversight of consistent global Q&R requirements related to handling, storage, distribution, reverse logistics and refurbishment activities for medical and non-medical products.

  • Ensure that appropriate storage specifications are in place for NPI’s, as well as legacy products.

  • Provide Q&R oversight on Supply Chain/Operations projects ensuring timely completion of project deliverables.

  • Frequently interact with functional peers and upper management normally involving Logistics matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers.

  • Serves as best practice/quality resource within own discipline or as technical expert on functional or cross-functional teams or projects.

You are a part of:

As a result of Philips renewed commitment to Quality, it has recently restructured its organization to ensure you and your department have clear interfaces with Philips Business Group and Market leadership, and can harness the expertise of five Centers of Excellence (COEs). These 5 COEs specialize in the following capabilities: Regulatory & Clinical Affairs, Supplier Quality, Quality Management System, Quality Assurance & Engineering, and Compliance & Audit. As part of this new structure, you are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, our business, and health technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around world.

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

  • Travel requirement 25-50% internationally depending on business needs

  • BS or MS degree with > 5 years of experience in a medical device or regulated industry.

  • Working knowledge of appropriate global medical device regulations, requirements, and standards, such as 21 CFR Parts 803, 806, and 820, ISO13485, ISO14971, European Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC), Canadian Medical Devices Regulation (SOR/98-282), Japanese MHLW Ordinance 169, and ISO 9001.

  • Seasoned experienced professional with a full understanding of Logistics, resolving a wide range of issues in creative ways, including the introduction of new concepts.

  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to influence change and challenge status quo with respect to opportunities for improvement.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment.

  • DMAIC, 8D, PRIDE and other problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills.

  • Identifies technical gaps and takes action to address them.

  • Relentless focus on Product Quality as an organizational value.

  • Prior experience with large and complex quality continuous improvement programs and projects, with demonstrated success and impact on quality KPI’s.

  • Data-driven decision-making and the ability to move teams through vague and complex situations to develop clearly defined programs

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this global role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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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.