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Philips Technical Project Engineer / Product Industrialization in Bothell, Washington


We welcome you to join Philips Ultrasound as a Technical Project Manager in Bothell, WA location

In this role, you have the opportunity to

This position works in Philips Healthcare, Ultrasound Division, and Product Industrialization department in the Bothell Washington location.

  • The PI TPM manages the PI Engineering Team through the delivery of new or existing projects. Plans and directs schedules and deliverables for engineering, monitors budget/spending, and leads technical investigations. Works cross functionally with R&D, Service, and other business groups ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within project constraints, while being the voice of PI Engineering to the project teams.

You are responsible for

  • Leading the PI Engineering Team through all phases of a project.

  • Investigate and determine root cause of product issues for production products and determine appropriate resolution.

  • Provide support to Production during prototype build activities

  • Assisting and leading continuous improvement through Lean methodologies

  • Creating new, and update existing engineering/business process documentation

  • Engage in product development and introduction efforts as a technical contributor on the PI Engineering team.

  • This includes providing DFx (Design for Manufacturability, Testability, Reliability, and Serviceability) input into product requirements, PCa design, Product test planning, producing technical solutions to meet the requirements, and performing liaison engineering activities as required to introduce products into a factory: in-house or at a partner.

  • Support partner relationships for externally designed hardware

You are a part of

We work directly with our cross-functional and cross-discipline partners, including marketing, clinical specialists, service personnel and R&D, to deliver solutions through the execution of PDLM, Lifecycle, and Solutions Processes, with deliveries that exceed our customers' expectations.

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

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Computer Engineering, or closely related field and PMP preferred.

  • 5+ years on the job (full time) in an Engineering role a must.

  • Strong understanding of R&D development processes and global Supply Chain operations processes

  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing production processes. Understanding of how new products and changes to existing products impact the product in the areas of cost, performance, quality and throughput.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in areas of coaching, communication, facilitation, team leadership and business management.

  • Demonstrated success in working complex issues with cross-function team members to effective resolution.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication (verbal/written), interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills with others above and below in the organization.

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

  • Experience working with suppliers to resolve technical issues preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools required

  • Methodical, effective troubleshooting/problem solving skills

  • Self-motivated and able to learn quickly from others, recognize problems and take corrective action when appropriate

  • A team player who proactively seeks out expertise and advice from others

In return, we offer you

This position offers great visibility to business stakeholders. You are a business leader and the voice of PI for NPI’s, Lifecycle projects, Value engineering projects, or Global Footprint projects.

From this position, growth opportunities are available for higher level Project Management and Functional Management.

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 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

Please note:

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

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the local area currently