Posted 1 year ago  

DIrector of Quality

Job Description

  • 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.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • You will be part of the Invivo Quality leadership team, and will have direct responsibility/accountability for the performance of the Magnets and Coils components across two Philips sites.
  • A strong support relationship exists with the Magnetic Resonance business, where this role is encouraged to strongly partner with to deliver business results and drive resolution to quality related issues.

You are responsible for

  • Ensuring that all products to be released comply with all the relevant safety and environmental policies and regulations by implementing requirements, conditions and enables in the business.
  • Establishing operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinates.
  • Leading senior management reviews to resolve success of operation.
  • Developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect.
  • Leading a team of quality engineers, and collaborates with quality business partners in ensuring quality system, supplier quality, operations quality, and complaint handling activities are accurately prioritized and completed effectively timely.
  • Driving resolution to project related issues, ensuring appropriate communication structure is in place with partners.
  • Driving a transformation within the quality system, and building talent & capability towards a steady state execution that will support the growth of the business.
  • Implementing an effective local governance structure that drives accountability, ensures detailed execution, and drives rapid issue resolution to enable compliant business performance.
  • Leading and driving effective deployment of the Philips Excellence Process Framework and Quality Management System
  • Acting as Management Representative for ISO 9001, ISO13485 and ISO 14001
  • Acting as Management Representative of the ASME Quality Program
  • Acting as Management Representative of the Pressure Equipment Directive Quality Program
  • Directly leading all aspects of Design Quality Engineering function.
  • Coordinating with Operations Quality Engineering and Supplier Quality Engineering Teams to drive continuous improvement
  • Ensuring compliant and effective QMS’s are maintained.
  • Leading and harmonize all QMS management processes.
  • Leading (local) Quality processes and ensures (local) process ownership for all activities under the QMS.
  • Ensuring QUALITY requirements are effective in all processes in scope.
  • Ensuring Document Control is established and ensures training profiles are assigned and implemented and training administration are established
  • Being key point of contact for local implementation of end-to-end initiatives.
  • Maintaining, implementing, and leading a compliant and effective QMS for the activities in scope, as well as for effective and lean QMS structures.
  • Ensuring accurate audit planning and schedule meets the requirements of internal policies and external regulations.
  • Ensuring CAPA process meets QMS requirements.
  • Coordinating complaint resolution process.
  • Ensuring training and training registration as per the QMS.


  • Ability to work successfully in a highly matrixed environment, getting results via positive relationships and influencing abilities.

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. Learn more by watching this video.

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.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferred in a technical area). Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of related experience required (medical device experience preferred – ISO13485/FDA)
  • Consistent track record of leading teams in matrix environment
  • Six Sigma/Lean certifications preferred
  • Ability to communicate optimally and efficiently across the organization.
  • Ability to build strong networks across the organization, and position QUALITY as an enabler of business goals through building strong partnerships.
  • Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Ability to establish a vision & strategy, and further segment that into actionable activities that provides clarity of purpose and clarity of direction for the entire organization.
  • Ability to drive engagement across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to provide clarity & prioritization to the organization, in a highly complex environment.

Ready to start improving lives by putting your personal skills & passions to work? Apply Today! Not yet ready to apply? That’s okay! Learn more about us by joining our Talent Network on LinkedIn or following us on Twitter at @PhilipsJobsNA.

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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