Philips Manufacturing Engineer in Reedsville, Pennsylvania

Your Challenge

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.

Your Responsibilities

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:

  • 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.

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.

We are looking for

Experience/Education:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field up to 3 years of practical experience applying engineering principles in a manufacturing environment

Required Skills:

  • 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

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 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

  • Minitab experience

To apply:

Visit our career website at: http://www.careers.philips.com/main/

Philips is an equal opportunity employer.

Summary Description:

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.

Your Challenge:

In this role as a Manufacturing Engineer, you will focus primarily on supporting and improving the processes for transducer manufacturing.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

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

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is preferred, other majors may be considered when coupled with demonstrated work experience.

  • 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

Desired Skills:

  • 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

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.