Reliability Engineer 3

Job Title

Reliability Engineer 3

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to:
Be a part of Philips Ultrasound Transducer R&D team, which is responsible for the complete product development lifecycle, working cross-functionally with each of the Business Segments- Cardiology, General Imaging, Value Segment, Ultra Mobile, and Service, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance, Regulatory, and Business Development. Engineers work with a focus on total customer solutions across a wide range of clinical applications, a diverse set of geographies, and a full range of price-performance levels for Ultrasound Systems.

You are responsible for:

  • Participating as a member of new product development teams to ensure the reliability of new and modified transducer products. The reliability engineer is responsible for guiding the new product development and sustaining change teams to meet product reliability goals.
  • Participates in the development of design specifications and verification test plans and reports. Responsible for developing Reliability Plans for each development project, creating Reliability Growth Test Plans and Reports and tracking initial field reliability metrics.
  • Provides input to a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely affect field reliability. Facilitate DFMEA and Safety Risk analysis.
  • Works with the Transducer Service Repair function to understand and track field failure modes, determine root cause of failure and coordinates the development of engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect product reliability and the customer experience.

  • To fulfill this responsibility, the reliability engineer applies Data analysis techniques that can include::
    • Statistical process control
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Reliability modeling and prediction
    • Structured Problem solving techniques, e.g. Fault Tree, 5 Why, Problem/solution Definition
    • Weibull analysis

You are a part of:
The Philips Ultrasound Transducer R&D organization, which creates some of the most advanced Ultrasound transducers in the market, working in cross-functional teams, and in collaboration with Ultrasound platform teams. The transducer R&D team is a multi-site organization that works globally with Philips and suppliers to advance the state of the art in Transducer design and performance. We have a strong commitment to our customers, to innovation, and to quality.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, Reliability, Industrial or other related fields
  • A minimum of 3-years industrial experience
  • ASQ Certified Reliability or Quality Engineering Certification a Plus
  • Experience in HALT, HASS, SPC, MTBF, DFMEA, Root Cause/Failure Analysis, Weibull
  • Experience in a Regulated product development environment- Medical Device (preferred), Aerospace, Consumer, DOD, Automotive, etc...

In return, we offer you:
An opportunity to sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we're used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

Why should you join Philips?
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