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Philips Advanced Design Quality Assurance Engineer in Haifa, Israel


In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Participate in leading Quality, Reliability and Safety of Medical Devices

  • Champion design and product quality with the R&D group

  • Lead Design Quality processes and projects aspect

  • Improve Product Quality and quality processes

  • Contribute to achieve quality objectives as they relate to

  • Customer experience (voice of the customer)

  • Complaint Rate (Cost of Non-Quality, Recalls, Complaints, DEFOA)

  • First Past Yield (avoid scrap, rework).

  • Work from within an independent Q&R organization with key stakeholders of the Business during the various stage of the design, development and maintenance of the Medical Device.

You are responsible for


  • Independent oversight of the performance of product, within the project, as this relates to Product Quality, Safety and Reliability.

  • Management insights on the status and plans for assigned responsibilities and goals. Bring issues in a timely and constructive fashion to attention of management (escalate when needed).

  • Drive design and product quality within the organization.

Product Development and Lifecycle Maintenance:

  • Participate and insure the design quality strategy within the project specific to the product(s) in scope:

  • Involved in quality target setting in Project Charter

  • Challenge and ensure target / requirement settings are challenging and balanced (realistic)

  • Review and approve design control milestones for projects.

  • Act as a product quality lead by defining in the Product Quality Plan, working closely with R&D teams , in consultation with the project team, the activities to be performed to meet product quality targets and reporting on these activities.

  • Contribute to the execution and delivery of results specific to product quality:

  • Review reliability plans and ensure this covers all phases of the project

  • Review key quality related requirements like: Usability, reliability, product performance, manufacturability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability etc.

  • Ensures a proper transfer of design specifications to manufacturing, supply chain and service

  • Performs assessment on the design/architecture on suitability for the quality criteria.

  • Review key Product related deliverables like: Reliability Reports, Reliability modelling for predictive analysis, FMEA’s, Change Point Analysis.

  • Applies and facilitates data driven Design for Quality & Reliability best practices in the Project like:

  • FMEAs, robust design, V&V, root cause analysis & problem solving

Continuous Improvement:

  • Regularly go through the history of quality issues (leverage data of post-market analysis like Complaints, Quality Notifications, DeFOA, Defect). Learn from them and drive improvement (proposals).

  • Support and lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis as they relate to design and development.

  • Define and establish best practices and leveraging from across the organization (locally and globally).

  • Watch out for new techniques/methodologies to improve product quality, and analyze them and if appropriate plan to apply / deploy them in the organization.

You are a part of

Global Design Quality Assurance & Engineering team, supporting CT/AMI Organization.

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

  • Bachelor degree with 5+ years of related experience or a Master degree with 3+ years of related experience

  • Experience in highly regulated and complex industry (medical device is a pre). Applied knowledge of appropriate global medical device or consumer product regulations, requirements, and standards

  • Experience in Product Development with emphasis on Verification and Validation activities.

  • Experience or understanding of specific quality tools, methods and standards

  • Experience or understanding of Software or Hardware development, Data mining, Verification and Validation, Artificial Intelligence, Risk management, RCA, Requirements Management, Design, Usability

  • Passionate and positive attitude. Strives for high performance and product quality.

  • Demonstrated success in leading change for product quality and reliability

  • Ability to support development, manufacturing, field data analysis and develops intelligence in estimating current performance and future trends

  • Proven ability to successfully incorporate and manage stakeholder needs throughout a project. Ability to build consensus at all levels including global interactions

  • Communicate globally, across teams and programs, from senior leaders to administrative support personnel

  • Composure, conflict management, timely decision making, listening skills, self-motivation, and perseverance are all requirements of this position

  • Detail oriented and able to see the big picture

  • Excellent English and Hebrew skills, written and spoken

In return, we offer you

To be part of a company that is committed to improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2030 through market-driven innovations in Healthcare. We are passionate about offering our employees the challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities needed for their personal and professional development.

We believe in ample reward and special recognition for a job well done, and we welcome the cultural awareness, mutual understanding, open minds and out-of-the-box thinking that come from international multidisciplinary team working.

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 2.5 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.

Equal opportunities

Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to enable your participation in the interview process, please advise us of this in your application.