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3.3 | Cambridge, MA | Hospital & Health Care | 10000+ Employees
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Posted 2 months ago on May 7, 2020

Engineer, Safety and Approbations

Full-time in Bothell, WA
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3.7
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3.7
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3.6
Philips is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA area with 10000+ employees. Philips has a 3.3-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,197 ratings from 83 employees. 23 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

Job Title

Engineer, Safety and Approbations

Job Description

The product site safety and compliance engineer is responsible for the correct execution of E2E SCR process in the sites.  This position also maintains a local network to relevant certification bodies and manage approbation with country organizations for products developed in his site

You are responsible for:

  • Supports safety and compliance function (SCR) performing the required activities that assure compliance with domestic and international regulatory agency requirements and standards
  • Ensure safety and regulatory approval teams/labs/activities are met
  • Carry out root cause analysis in case of safety and non-compliance's according 8D approach
  • Is familiar with electrical safety and compliance test methodologies and with maintaining files and communicating changes in an evolving regulatory landscape.
  • Review and approve engineering changes and labeling for regulatory compliance. Identify potential regulatory approval risks based on changes in regulations, standards country specific issues or other unique characteristics of the project.
  • Supports risk assessments as needed.
  • Lead projects with significant Safety and Regulatory content
  • Establish relationships with certification, test bodies worldwide (such as Dekra or UL), and coordinate the approbation process via these certification bodies Testing to include Safety, EMC, Radio and environmental.
  • Provide interpretation of international safety and EMC standards and international requirements

You are a part of:

Philips Oral Healthcare team in Bothell, WA. Our global Oral Healthcare team provides opportunities to develop your career in a variety of ways; work on global team projects, work with business leaders and influencers to drive change, improve health outcomes and deliver meaningful experiences for patients and families. We are a highly entrepreneurial organization, passionate about developing innovations that meet consumer’s personal health & well-being needs in a unique way, relative to their Mind, Body, and Appearance. Our passion in Oral Healthcare will tap into your innovation with new experiences & desire to make a real impact on our customer’s personal health.

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

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience within a regulated environment, Medical device preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Is familiar with electrical safety and compliance test methodologies and with maintaining files and communicating changes in an evolving regulatory landscape.
  • Experience leading development of the solution requires a multi-disciplinary approach and knowledge of Quality Assurance principles, theories and concepts.
  • Formulates the solution for (technical) partial problems that cannot be found by combining previous experiences but by composing newly acquired Quality Assurance knowledge.
  • Works independently and provides consultative advice within specific functional areas.
  • Introduces Quality Assurance methods/procedures that are new for the organization. Applies advanced Quality Assurance process principles to multiple tasks. 

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this global role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.  Philips is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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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