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Philips SQE Business Partner in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

Supplier Quality Engineering Business Partner will improve process reliability, capability, repeatability and bring resolutions to quality issues at Early Stage of NPI Projects .

You are responsible for

  • Leading CPK, APQP, Process Capability Statistics in relation to Six Sigma which is essentially process optimization, understanding QSIT, serving as a Quality interface to suppliers supporting quality and productivity goals.

  • Leading Supplier Selection with Procurement and Commodity manager teams.

  • Collaborating with Design Assurance team and R&D team to define Critical to Quality (CTQ) and Critical to Safety (CTS).

  • Supporting Design Assurance Engineering team for DFMEA assessment.

  • Representing Philips QMS requirements to Supplier.

  • Supporting Procurement Sourcing Engineering team for DFX.

  • Proactively monitoring and measuring product/process quality and performance trends and troubleshooting of production/release issues.

  • Developing and overseeing equipment qualification and process validation plans and lead continuous improvement projects based on process/product trends, customer complaints, industry standards and government regulations.

  • Assuring quality systems of OEMs, manufacturers and suppliers are maintained and acceptance criteria are in alignment with component/product use and customer expectations.

  • Providing Quality oversight of product/process change requests from suppliers, ensuring appropriate regulatory review and adequate validation to support requested changes.

  • Serving as internal and supplier quality auditor, managing planning, execution, reporting and closure of audits and audit findings.

You are part of

Our dynamic Supplier Quality and Procurement team that supports our suppliers, Purchasing, Supplier Quality Engineering and the NPD project teams.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. Mechanical, Industrial, or Biomedical field.

  • 2+ years of GMP manufacturing experience is required.

  • Demonstrated skills in technical innovation, technical leadership, mechanical and or electrical engineering.

  • Strong interactive skills in general communication, cross-functional project work, technical leadership & project management.

  • Strong technical problem solving skills

  • Understanding of and adherence to GMP practices and FDA regulations

  • Knowledge and ability to implement FDA or regulatory requirements as necessary

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Knowledge of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.

In return, we offer you

The fast-paced environment that places emphasis on a collaborative first time right approach.

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

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.​

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:​

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis. ​

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best. ​

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

_Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips

  • .  Employees may request a reasonable accommodation._  

*Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.


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.

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