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Supply Chain Quality Engineer

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Title

Supply Chain Quality Engineer

Job Description

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Supply Chain Quality Engineer promotes and implements organizational policies & standards to ensure product quality from design transfer to warehouse and distribution, including postponement/late customization, in compliance with regulatory requirements and Philips' Business Systems/procedures. 

You are responsible for

  • Ensure compliance with the Quality Management System, in accordance with Philips Policies and applicable worldwide regulations and standards. 
  • Facilitate development of and sustaining activities in support of core supply chain quality functions including nonconforming material management, acceptance activities, and general quality system functions for warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, and merge activities. 
  • Provide quality support to Integrated Warehousing and Distribution functions.
  • Support and Review where applicable Process Development, Validation, and Quality Controls throughout the lifecycle of supply chain products/solutions ensuring all necessary documents/records are maintained throughout the lifecycle of the product/solution.
  • Partner with Supplier Quality on processes related to the acquisition of purchased services, solutions, materials, components, sub-assemblies, and completed products and to ensure vendor assessments are completed
  • Lead and/or influence Productivity Programs and Critical process changes
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of QA and Supply Chain metrics.
  • Accountable for implementing and improving Supply Chain Quality Engineering capabilities supporting the supply chain.
  • Responsible for leading quality assurance activities, such as:
    • Responsible to ensure Supply Chain quality systems are maintained and documented.
    • Participates and supports the completion of NPI and Product transfers in the supply chain locations.
    • Reports on project timelines and tracking of product transfers.
    • Reviews and approves quality documentation and records, and responsible for generation where applicable.
    • Analyzes data for reports and validation activities as well as process improvement initiatives.
    • Responsible for timely review and approval of nonconforming records for nonconforming material within the warehouse and determining or partnering with business to determine appropriate product disposition.
    • Assists with delivery hold execution and leads some hold activities.
  • Responsible for Non-Conformance Management (Root Cause Analysis, Corrections, Corrective and Preventive Actions) in accordance with required timelines.
  • Accountable for ensuring timely review and approval of nonconforming records for nonconforming material within the warehouse and facilitating appropriate product dispositions partnering with business where necessary.
  • Responsible to meet departmental metrics.
  • Drive lean initiatives, continuous improvement and complete QEKs, VSMs.
  • Provide Q&R oversight on Operations projects ensuring timely completion and appropriate quality of project deliverables.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain operations related to warehouse, distribution, and manufacturing and quality system requirements.
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors and functional peer groups. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.

You are a part of

Supply Chain Quality Operations team responsible for providing quality engineering support for warehouse and distribution operations.  At Philips, we are passionate about improving quality of life with solutions designed around the needs of customers and their patients. Innovation is driven by gaining insight to the needs of the people who use our products and solutions. This tradition of innovation, combined with our ability to anticipate market needs, has made Philips a global leader in the markets we serve.

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

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering Science, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of related engineering experience (medical device or regulated industry preferred).
  • Wide-ranging experience within an engineering function.
  • Well versed in Quality Engineering and Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • Direct working relationships with suppliers preferred.
  • Participated in several NPIs from start to finish.
  • Prior experience in working in a manufacturing or warehouse related environment preferred.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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), EU MDR, Japanese MHLW Ordinance 169, and ISO
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain operations related to warehouse, distribution, and manufacturing and quality system requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of Design Transfer, Acceptance Activities, Production and Process Controls, and Supplier Quality Design Transfer activities. 
  • Excellent technical, writing and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills.
  • Identifies technical and process gaps and takes action to address them.
  • Relentless focus on Product Quality as an organizational value.

In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a critical and challenging role in a creative and empowering environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements and establish best in class ways of working. You will have a direct impact on the success of Philips daily. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people’s lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.





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