Senior Electronics Engineer
Be part of Philips and their acquired Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) business, a UK-based leading innovator of advanced solutions for the pre-hospital market providing monitoring, cardiac therapy and data management. RDT’s portfolio of comprehensive connected emergency care solutions will complement Philips’ Therapeutic Care business and strengthen its leadership position in the EUR 1.4 billion resuscitation and emergency care market. Moreover, RDT will strengthen Philips’ ability to innovate, drive digital transformation in healthcare, and enter new markets.
RDT is a world leader in the area of remote vital signs monitoring. The company’s products are medical monitoring devices used in remote locations, including: Military, pre-hospital, aircraft/in-flight, yachts, and other. This job, within the technical team, is an engineering role to assist the company in its development of new products as well as working to maintain the design of the existing product line.
The job will require the engineer complies with RDT’s ISO13485 quality system. This system has a phased approach to product design progressing from concept, through prototype to pre-production and full production. RDT has a lean in-house engineering team and makes use of subcontractors in a number of areas which are managed by the development team.
The role will include running hardware development projects involving electronics design. These will either be developing new or refining and enhancing existing features. The roll will involve working on design modules including: writing design specifications, specifying components, creating schematics evaluating designs, prototyping assemblies and prototype testing. The candidate will be responsible for liaising with suppliers to manage the build of prototypes and pre-production units and subsequently support moving the design outcome into internal and subcontractor production. As well as offering technical support to ongoing production activities and customer related issues.
The role will also involve supporting the team during functional system testing on the new product designs they produce. This will include running test protocols, investigating and resolving issues and reporting results.
You are responsible for:
Engineering tasks to progress the development of new products, in particular electronic sub-system design and development, supplier liaison, testing, firmware development support and testing, producing and managing specifications and other related documentation
Engineering tasks to support and maintain the quality assurance within all product manufacturing
Preparation of new and updated engineering documents relating to designs
To comply with the procedures established as part of the company’s quality management system, and to maintain appropriate records to demonstrate these procedures have been followed
To manage the technical relationships essential to successful commissioning and operation by customers of the company’s products
To ensure external subcontractors and others engaged to assist in the design/development process are managed to achieve effectively the tasks assigned to them, and where necessary comply with relevant requirements of the company’s quality system
Maintaining the Design History File for new and existing product designs
Managing the production of engineering documentation that will be generated in design for use in production.
To offer technical support to the manufacturing and returns department
You are a part of:
Philips new, exciting acquisition: RDT are a leading innovator of advanced solutions for the pre-hospital market providing monitoring, cardiac therapy and data management.
An Electronics degree from an accredited University.
5+ years’ experience in product development.
Strong working knowledge and experience of electronics and systems.
Highly PC literate, experienced in Word/Excel etc.
Schematic and PCB CAD design experience/skills.
Strong analytical, test and hardware debugging skills
Demonstrable organizational and project management skills
A good eye for detail
Experience developing products for large scale manufacture
Experience with ECG monitoring and digital signal processing.
Appreciation of mechanical design aspects.
Experience of working within an organization operating an ISO13485 quality system and meeting regulatory requirements.
In return, we offer you:
the opportunity to lead the continued growth of our highly visible and successful MR business, as well as:
A competitive salary
Access to private healthcare insurance and other flexible benefit
25 days’ holiday allowance from the beginning, plus bank holiday
Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University
Family-friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes
The Philips Employee Shop which allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices
Monthly activities that promote health and well-being
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We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities
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