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
You are responsible for
Ensure appropriate design engineering resourcing and capabilities for all projects to meet
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?
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