Philips R&D Assembler 3 in San Diego, California

Responsibilities as an Assembler include the following:

  • Follow detailed assembly instructions, processes and procedures to build disposable products both in and out of a cleanroom environment;

  • Comply with policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements per Philips Quality System;

  • Provide hands on job function training to coworkers as needed;

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions;

  • Basic soldering & de-soldering skills;

  • Ability to read schematics, drawings, and assembly instructions;

  • Ability to use measurement instruments, calipers, rulers, snap gauges, ect.;

  • Responsible for manufacturing of cGMP products, following SOP’s, and providing accurate documentation in production batch records;

  • Notify the supervisor of any production abnormality or unsafe condition/ practice.

  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor/lead/engineering

  • Perform studies as required by engineering;

  • Operates automated or semi-automated equipment;

  • Prepares materials and equipment for validation and verification builds;

  • Supports equipment cleaning verification and validation activities;

  • Operates hand tools, or production equipment;

We welcome you to join Philips IGT-Devices as an R&D Assembler 3 in our San Diego, CA location.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work with a cutting edge product line - IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) at business group.

As the R&D Assembler, you will be using a variety of hand & power tools, fixtures, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble/test medical devices.

You are responsible for

  • Troubleshoot and develop manufacturing assembly processes as instructed by engineering (R&D)

  • Effectively communicate process experiment results and give suggestions for improvement with engineering

  • Generate assembly production documentation and suggest process conditions or alternative solutions to achieve results (materials, work instruction documentation/improvements)

  • Create manufacturing concepts and apply troubleshooting techniques as required by engineering

  • Performs a number of similar tasks. Has an operational role. Checks quality of own operations and intervenes within fixed limits

  • Performs primarily routine work, carried out on the basis of clear working instructions

  • Works in accordance with procedures and rules

  • Works under direct supervision

You are a part of

Our solutions combine navigational tools such as catheters and guide wires with advanced software to help confirm the optimal treatment at the point of care: measurement technology, procedure-specific application support and on-board imaging and monitoring with improved anatomical and functional information to optimize therapy delivery.​​ The IGT Devices organization consists of three segments: Coronary, Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology.

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

  • HS Diploma or equivalent

  • Typically requires 2+ years of related experience

  • Previous experience in a medical device related field is highly preferred

  • Experience in Guide Wire assembly preferred

  • Experience working in R&D as an assembler

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and ruler measurements

  • Ability to use computer and associated MS software products

  • Advanced equipment, assembly, and soldering skills are necessary

  • Microscope experience - ability to assemble small parts under microscope

  • Previous experience in a Controlled Environment Area (CER)

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.

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 at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video

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