Senior Manager, Design Assurance Quality Engineering

    • San Diego, CA

Job Title

Senior Manager, Design Assurance Quality Engineering

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to
As Senior Manager of Design Assurance Quality Engineering, the primary responsibility will be to work within the Quality Management System (QMS) to support the design controls process during development of new medical devices. You will apply company policy and procedures to work with supporting team members to analyze situations or data and draw conclusions. Assignments will include creating, reviewing and updating documents, review of product requirements, development of risk management files, auditing Design History Files and actively participating as a core team lead of new product development teams as well as supporting teammates who act as core team leads on new product development projects. The Senior Manager of Design Assurance will also update existing QMS procedures and create new QMS procedures.

You are responsible for

  • Drive engagement within and develop Design Assurance team members
  • Ensure that NPI projects are adequately staffed and supported
  • Understand and implement processes and intent of all aspects of the QMS related to Design Controls
  • Using engineering principles, analyze situations or data to identify gaps between project work and QMS
  • Work with teams and other Design Assurance team members to ensure compliance to the QMS
  • Develop mastery of our products and analyze complaint data, post market surveillance and risk analysis to assist in the identification of potential product improvements based on sound engineering principles
  • Lead and support Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) and QMS continuous improvement projects
  • Strong understanding of shelf life and biocompatibility testing
  • Create and facilitate updates to product risk analyses and risk management files
  • Develop and implement new and improved quality/compliant pre-market engineering methods, techniques and processes.
  • Build stable relationships internally

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.
  • B.S. degree in Science, Engineering or associated fields
  • Must have organizational and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional teams and managing direct reports
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow and projects in order to meet established time frames and schedules
  • 2+ years management experience of engineering or other technical role
  • Strong knowledge of medical device regulations (FDA 21CFR80.820, ISO 13485, ISO 10993, ISO 14971, IEC 60601, IEC 62304)
  • 10+ years experience in Quality Engineering preferred
  • 6+ years experience in medical device industry preferred
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) preferred

Why should you join Philips?
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