Manufacturing Manager

Job TitleManufacturing Manager

Job Description

We welcome you to join Volcano, a Philips Company as a Manufacturing Manager in our Menlo Park, CA location.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work with a cutting edge product line - IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) business group.

You are responsible for

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for new products, product changes and enhancements, and related tooling and fixtures which are consistent with a zero defect level as well as low product cost
  • Coordinate work of Manufacturing engineers, assigned technicians and consultants, as needed
  • Management of ME support for prototype and pilot production of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with R&D and Quality Control functions
  • Participate in facilities engineering and planning when appropriate
  • Work with product development staff and management to ensure that products under development are optimally manufacturable and to resolve manufacturing issues
  • Maintain GMP systems, including pre-production quality assurance, as well as post production GMP compliance in coordination with R&D, and Quality Assurance functions
  • Supervises activities relating to catheter line optimization (in terms of processes, equipment and/or components), equipment design and IQ/OQ/PQ. Involves problem analysis, action plan, execution and implementation
  • Ensures the complete accurate and timely manufacturing documentation including manufacturing procedures, materials records, etc. by the manufacturing engineering team
  • Plan and schedule ME projects in a manner consistent with corporate and KPI objectives
  • Support company goals and objectives, policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, and FDA regulations
  • Support the implementation and execution of ERP and MES systems into the production environment including training as required

You are a part of

Our solutions combine navigational tools such as catheters and guide wires with advanced software to help confirm the optimal treatment at the point of care: measurement technology, procedure-specific application support and on-board imaging and monitoring with improved anatomical and functional information to optimize therapy delivery. The IGT Devices organization consists of three segments: Coronary, Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology.

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

  • BSME or MSME - 7+ years of experience (BS) or 5 + years (MS)
  • A minimum of 7 years in manufacturing engineering in the medical device industry
  • A minimum of 5 years manufacturing engineering experience
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • Experience in high/low volume production
  • Experience in production time studies with process/equipment optimization
  • Production Transfer Experience (pilot to full production or another site)
  • Proficient at SolidWorks
  • Working knowledge of standard machine shop equipment
  • Experience in production time studies with process/equipment optimization

In return, 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 by watching this video

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