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Transducer Reliability Engineer

Company: Philips
Location: Reedsville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*.--- Employees may request a reasonable accommodation. --- *Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.
If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.--- You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.
Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.
But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.
The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.
In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better
Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you'll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.
The Transducer Reliability Engineer will provide reliability input/analysis as an important part of a multi-disciplined product development team helping to bring leading edge medical ultrasound products to market and improving healthcare worldwide.
You are responsible for

  • Contributing as a key member of new product development teams to ensure the reliability of new and modified transducer products.

  • 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.

  • Structured Problem-solving techniques: Fault Tree, 5 Why, Problem/solution Definition Weibull analysis

  • Data analysis techniques: Statistical Process Control (SPC), Root Cause Analysis (RCA)Reliability Modeling/Prediction

    You are part of
    Our talented, industry leading Ultrasound Transducer R&D team, which is responsible for the complete product development life cycle, 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.
    To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following

    • Minimum of a BS in: Mechanical, Electrical, Reliability, Industrial, Systems, Quality or other related Engineering disciplines

    • Minimum 5+years' experience in Reliability engineering, test and analysis

    • 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---

    • Structured Problem-solving techniques: Fault Tree, 5 Why, Problem/solution Definition Weibull analysis

    • Data analysis techniques: Statistical Process Control (SPC), Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Reliability Modeling/Prediction

      In return, we offer you
      An exciting opportunity to make a positive impact every day by developing ultrasound products that are helping to save lives, improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of medicine across the globe. As a world leader in Diagnostic Ultrasound, Philips is evolving ultrasound to be a more intelligent solution to enable swift and more confident decision making, for more people in more places. We strive to be at the forefront of developing solutions that adapt to people's needs and environments resulting in more accurate and consistent results in the hands of any user. Through exceptional image quality, advanced quantification, and intelligent solutions we provide information to customers to enable a more confident diagnosis.
      US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.
      Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. For this position, you will reside in or within commuting distance to Reedsville, PA
      How we work at Philips
      Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart - which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for our hybrid roles.---
      Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.
      Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:---
      We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
      We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn't office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis. ---
      We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best. ---
      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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.
      Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.
      It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
      As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.
      Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

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