Director of Quality Engineering

Job TitleDirector of Quality Engineering

Job Description

We welcome you to join Philips Ultrasound as an Director Quality Engineering in our Bothell, WA location

Your Role

As The Director of Quality Engineering within Ultrasound, you will need to provide strategic and functional support to the quality organizations. Will you be able to provide management oversight and strategic direction for quality including: quality management system compliance, project quality assurance, product quality monitoring and improvement, and process improvement? Will you be able to provide leadership, vision, coaching, and mentoring for the Ultrasound quality organization? Are you up for the challenge? If so, apply now.

In this role, you will be working with our Ultrasound product line Philips Healthcare Ultrasound

You are responsible for

  • Responsible for ensuring quality engineering for new product introductions.
  • Develops, prepares and executes corporate and/or organizational Q&R policies and authorizes their implementation.
  • Coordinates related activities throughout disciplines in order to make Ultrasound business a top-tier business in safety, compliance and sustainability.
  • Develops, based upon detailed knowledge of the organization, innovative concepts and promoting new ideas.
  • Consistently works with abstract ideas or situations across functional areas of the business.
  • Through assessment of intangible variables, identifies and evaluates fundamental issues, providing strategy and direction for major functional areas which requires in-depth Q&R knowledge, business strategies, and the company's goals.
  • Develops territory plans and participates in strategic and tactical planning.

Interacts in- and externally with executive level management, requiring negotiation of extremely critical matters.

  • Manages the quality engineering team and guides the organization for strategic and tactical issues.

You are a part of

In today's challenging and changing healthcare environment, clinicians need every image to contribute to a confident diagnosis and every moment to matter in the clinical workflow.

Philips imaging ultrasound machines bring innovative solutions to clinical complexity while simplifying workflow. Our suite of Ultrasound systems Philips Healthcare Ultrasound is designed to meet the many unique challenges – you can make a difference in your new role every day.

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

Your Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline. An advanced degree in engineering or management is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive management experience in a responsible quality assurance role within a medical device manufacturing environment.
  • Expertise in FDA QSR, ISO13485 and European Medical Device Directive/Regulation.
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, interact and influence effectively at technical and management levels across functions, entities and external agencies.
  • Proven leadership in formulating and implementing global strategies to ensure product quality and quality management system compliance with worldwide regulations.
  • Ability to effectively implement continual improvement to increase efficiency and promote simplification while maintaining or increasing compliance.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and a highly collaborative style

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people's lives every day.

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. Learn more about the testing process Ultrasound

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