Senior Automation Manufacturing Engineer

Job TitleSenior Automation Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

We welcome you to join Volcano, a Philips Company as a Senior Automation Manufacturing Engineer 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. As the Sr. Automation Manufacturing Engineer, you will focus on the scale up manufacturing transfer related activities in terms of project plan, documentation (involvement in PLM/ERP transition of Phoenix components) and equipment/tooling duplication/improvement (including automation).

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
  • Create and maintain tool drawings and shop orders in coordination with the Quality Assurance and R&D functions
  • Point of contact for contract manufacturer in the manufacturing builds of the Phoenix Tracking Catheter, including coordination of build activities and associated implementation of line improvements and technical assistance where required
  • Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, and processes
  • Support prototype and pilot production of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with the Manufacturing and Quality Control functions
  • Work with product development staff to ensure that products under development are optimally manufacturable and to resolve manufacturing issues
  • Complete accurate and timely manufacturing documentation including manufacturing procedures, materials records, etc.
  • Plan and schedule projects in a manner consistent with corporate objectives and product timelines

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
  • 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
  • Supervisory/Management experience is a plus

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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