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Manufacturing Engineer I

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job Title

Manufacturing Engineer I

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

to support the sustaining team for our CVX-300 Excimer Laser System on the capital equipment side of our manufacturing team.  

You are responsible for

  • Our daily work includes both sustaining and project work – we strive to complete the types of projects that remove the need for sustaining work – improving safety, quality, output and eliminating scrap. 
  • Daily sustaining work includes troubleshooting and developing solutions for various electrical, chemical, mechanical, materials science, optics, high vacuum, and laser issues. Ability to perform complex modeling in SolidWorks is required. Equipment troubleshooting and repair – simple mechanical machines, temperature controllers, PLC’s, HMI’s, motion controllers, etc.; ultrasonic cleaning; verification testing – joule meter, residual gas analysis, transmission spectroscopy, etc.
  • Process verification and validation is frequently required for project work – knowledge of Master Validation Plans, Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), and Performance Qualification (PQ), Software validation, test method validation, Gage R&R, when verification is appropriate vs. validation for capital equipment, a clear understanding of FDA’s QSR and cGMP ,and a good grounding in statistics are instrumental to success.
  • Frequently we must dig deep into problems to fully understand root cause and implement solutions that will prevent re occurrence.  The manufacturing engineer will be expected to organize investigations, pursue a logical course of inquiry, be able to collect and analyze data and see patterns/trends, design controlled experiments and analyze the results of those experiments to make rational conclusions about courses of action, and document findings clearly and appropriately.
  • Our manufacturing engineering team is also leaning in heavily to the application of Lean, Six Sigma and DMAIC to our production processes.  We highly value engineers who are able to use process thinking and lean tools to develop standard work, eliminate waste at the bottlenecks and simultaneously increase productivity, quality, safety, while lowering costs.
  • Our team uses the Agile Scrum methodology to set the course of our weekly work.  Together with our production customers, we prioritize the highest value solutions from our storehouse of improvement ideas and then plan our work in 2 week sprints and work together to achieve what we commit to. This methodology is ideal for high output, energetic, lively, positive contributors who like to feel part of a winning team delivering just what the customer wants.  We care deeply about our customers, both internal and external, and strive to continuously improve our products and processes.  We are eager to find teammates who are excited by this atmosphere and the opportunity to make a big difference in the lives of patients!

You are a part of

our dynamic ME group of individuals that have diverse strengths and work together to continuously deliver solutions to meet the needs of our production customers.

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

  • Four-year technical degree required, preferably in Engineering
  • Experience required is a few months or more experience as an Engineer in a related field.
  • Strong Technical Writing Skills are highly desired
  • Strong ability to partner cross functionally - particularly with Quality Engineering, Supplier Quality Engineering, Buyers, Regulatory and Production is critical.
  • An understanding of process validation/verification relating to medical device regulations is preferred.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan and run projects is highly desired.

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, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.




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