In this role, you have the opportunity to
implement and manage Quality Engineering, Purchasing Controls and Supplier Quality processes related to the development, procurement and continuous improvement of manufacturing materials, components, software, sub-assemblies, contract manufactured finished devices / products or services, and their introduction into Philips supply chain.
You are responsible for
Collaborating with R&D, Operations and Procurement personnel to proactively engineer quality and ensure compliance for raw materials, components, finished products etc., from suppliers.
Developing and supporting regulatory compliance gaps at suppliers, including supplier quality system and process development activities.
Managing the quality relationship with key suppliers.
Owning and managing the systems, which directly measure, and control in- bound quality and compliance including Material / Component Specification Standards, Supplied Material Risk Rating, Supplier Risk Rating, and Supplier Rating / Response.
Ensuring quality conformity of supplies via active monitoring of the supplier performance and take corrective actions (incident, complaint handling), including supplier audits and follow up on system failures.
Driving quality and compliance development and / or improvement at suppliers when needed; Philips face to supplier(s) on lean improvements.
Ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements and procedures for regulated products / processes.
Independently works to deploy common approaches and working methods to drive ’One Philips’’ towards Supply Base in the assigned BG or Market.
You are part of
You will be part of the Q&R team consisting of Supplier Quality Engineers working for the businesses- Mother and Child Care reporting to the global Q&R SQE Lead.
You will be based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands and traveling will be about 50%, mainly in Europe. You will work in project teams with co-ordination with marketing teams, manufacturing teams at various sites, supplier teams, and other Q&R members across Philips.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor degree in an engineering or science discipline, or equivalent.
At least 6+ years of related experience in Supplier Quality in a medical device, pharma, automotive, aerospace, food
Experience in auditing at suppliers (requirement)
Applied knowledge of appropriate global medical device regulations, requirements and standards such as 21 CFR Parts 803, 806, and 820, ISO13485, ISO13485, ISO14971, European Medical Devices Regulation, Japanese MHLW Ordinance 169 and ISO9001 (preference)
Experience with quality systems, quality tools and methodologies, including Critical to Quality, FMEA Root Cause Analyses, Pareto, 8-D, 5 Why, Statistical Methods for sampling, design of experiments.
Experience in root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action methods.
Expertise / experience in problem solving with quality tools such as 6-sigma / 8-D / CAPA / FMEA / 5WHY etc.
Good Knowledge of production / quality development and control methods; DfSS (Design for Six Sigma), APQP
In return, we offer you
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences :
A competitive salary;
A variable bonus based on both Philips' results and personal performance;
A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package;
The opportunity to buy Philips shares and products at a discount;
A healthy work-life balance.