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Philips Design Engineering Leader - Measurement Sensors in Cambridge, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be the manager of the Design Engineering team for Measurement Sensors. In this role, you will be the

functional manager providing leadership and technical competence to the design team. You will be

responsible for driving towards our vision, supporting the platform’s goals, and acting as a coach to your

team members.

You are responsible for

  • Ensure appropriate design engineering resourcing and capabilities for all projects to meet

  • deadlines

  • Quality and efficiency of design engineering output

  • Plan and allocate the group resources

  • Resolve functional escalations

  • Align functional aspects with other functions

  • Develop and maintain functional specific training and training plans for employees

  • Train team members and ensure compliant completion of design controls deliverables from

  • inception through product end of life

  • Guide and mentor design engineers on the product lifecycle

  • Recruit, set goals, and appraise team members

  • Create and support career development of team members

  • Foster a learning environment supporting continuous improvement and personal initiative

  • Establish and maintain the functional procedures, guidelines, and templates

  • Attract, develop, engage, and retain your team members

  • International travel is 15%

You are a part of

The Measurement Sensors Platform and you will report directly to the Director of Measurements Sensors. This team is part of Philips Monitoring and Analytics (MA) business cluster.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent applicable science degree, required. Advanced degree a plus.

  • 10+ years of experience in medical device product development (background in measurement sensor development a plus)

  • 5+ years of experience in managing or leading technical product development teams

  • Proven track record in employee development, team building and engagement with a background in employee recruiting, training and retaining

  • Strong problem solving skills including root cause analysis

  • Experience with FDA and MDR Quality Management System requirements, including Design Controls, Purchasing Controls, and Safety Risk Assessment

  • Demonstrated experience in managing/improving product performance and product quality (defect rates, etc.)

  • Comfortable working with globally distributed teams, and multiple diverse internal (cross functional and cross business unit) and external (Supply Base) team members

  • Strong leadership skills, including conflict resolution, negotiation, and influence management.

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

In return, we offer you

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?

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.

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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