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Philips Sr. Product Industrialization Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (San Diego, CA.) in San Diego, California


In this role, you have the opportunity to :

We welcome you to join Philips as an Product Industrialization Engineer in our San Diego, CA location within Image Guided Therapy Devices (IGT-D)

Your Team

We are looking for an engineer with a passion for technology and personal growth to drive the “Design for manufacturability & Assembly” input into product requirements and designs, and to design, develop and launch new production lines.

As a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team, you will work cross functionally with R&D engineering, Quality engineering and Procurement engineering to develop and transfer new products and manufacturing processes from development to production.

You are responsible for

  • Assist in developing, documenting and implementing assembly processes, including equipment & tooling etc.

  • Perform process characterization studies with DOEs, and validate equipment with Installation, Operational and Process Qualifications

  • Support the management of procurement of automation equipment

  • Coordinate with contract manufacturer on requirements and acceptance testing

  • Write work instructions and design / model associated tools and fixtures

  • Integrate product design into PLM system – BOMs, Manufacturing Operations, Device History Records

  • Participate in project teams in support of development activities.

  • Ensures tasks are completed and meet established time frames

  • Arrange production line layout and balance workflow


IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) business group. 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

  • BS or MS in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering

  • 2+ years’ experience in functional area or related area

  • Medical device industry experience preferred

  • Familiar with medical device product and process Validation : IQ, OQ, PPQ, PQ etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with Medical Safety regulations from the FDA, IEC, AAMI, IEEE, and ISO

  • Methodical, effective troubleshooting/problem solving skills required

  • Experience with SolidWorks CAD design a must

  • Experience with plastics, sheet metal design & processing methods preferred

  • Work experience in an industrial environment preferred

  • Working knowledge of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) & Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) required

  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain/Manufacturing principles and implementation of Design for Excellence (DFx) inputs to designs preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering tools and Lean Manufacturing principles preferred

  • Experience with semiconductor backend assembly processes (wafer dicing, surface mount circuit board assembly) preferred.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills preferred

  • Experience with FDA-regulated medical device manufacturing in a Lean production environment preferred

The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $100,000. The bonus target is a 5%. Our benefits can be found here:

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.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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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.

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US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.