Philips Director Quality in Eugene, Oregon

Quality leader shall integrate and transform all aspects of quality for medical and non medical devices comprised of hardware and software, and software only. Improve performance; integrate fast growing businesses in a corporate structure, enable market launches and rapid expansion. For this you will need state of the art quality systems, engineering, assurance, compliance and medical and non medical product quality domain knowledge. Exceptional leadership and influencing skills required.

In this role, you have the opportunity to: Be a strong Quality leader, integrate and transform all aspects of quality for medical and non medical devices comprised of hardware and software, and software only. Improve performance; integrate fast growing businesses in a corporate structure, enable market launches and rapid expansion. For this you will need state of the art quality systems, engineering, assurance, compliance and medical and non medical product quality domain knowledge. Exceptional leadership and influencing skills required.

You: Are the main interface between the Quality functions and business management. You facilitate meeting goals in a compliant manner and you understand how quality policies and business processes interact. You work closely with Regulatory Affairs, Product Development, Clinical, Operations, Service, Supply Chain and Marketing & Sales.

You are responsible for:

  • Lead QMS integration and improvement in a recently acquired medical device business in the Philips organization.

  • Manage budget and timeliness.

  • Manage and coach a growing Q team.

  • Ensure all medical and non medical products and services comply with all applicable regulations, standards, and policies.

  • Ensure Quality & Regulatory aspects are adequately covered in the selection, control and monitoring of suppliers.

  • Responsible for all aspects of quality throughout the entire product lifecycle.

  • Be an ‘ambassador’ for quality assurance and drive quality awareness and improvement.

  • Collaborate with Business and Q&R Management to establish strategic plans and objectives

  • Establish, track and report quality objectives throughout the entire enterprize

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

  • You are a hands-on leader, leading by example, coaching and teaching the Quality team.

  • You are responsible for compliance of the Quality Mgmt. System (QMS) with relevant standards and regulations.

  • Background in Medical Devices is required

  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and maintaining compliant Quality Management Systems is required

  • Experience with design controls in Software Development environment is required.

  • Experience with manufacturing quality control is a strong preference.

  • Proven track record as a change leader is a strong preference.

  • Practical knowledge of medical European and US standards and regulations is a strong preference

  • Proven track record in integration of corporate quality systems is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

  • Bachelor/Master degree with at least 7 years relevant experience in Quality Assurance

In return, we offer you:

Working in the medical industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. As part of our HealthTech – focused company, you will be responsible for successfully dealing with and managing Philips relationships with approval agencies such as the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

Why should you join Philips?

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