Job Title Verification & Validation Lead
Job DescriptionPhilips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.In this role, you have the opportunity to make life betterLooking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.MRI is growing rapidly all over the world. HIC Pune is rapidly growing as multimodality site, Philips is currently seeking to recruit a lead V&V engineer of MR Coils to join the MRI R&D team. The position will play an important role in the development of new concept or MRI major components including RF surface coil, phased array and RF circuits for MRI. This position can work with the world-famous top-level scientists and experienced engineers of Philips. The post will suit an engineer ideally familiar with System aspects , Electro mechanical interfaces and RF circuits.You are responsible forLeading validation team to execute upon the following responsibilities:Define and deploy the (sub)system verification strategy for RF CoilsImprove (sub)system verification coverage, effectiveness, and efficiency for MR CoilsPlanning of (sub)system level tests both functional and non-functional (e.g. reliability, performance, environmental, etc.) including design, preparation, and implementation/execution of tests fCoordination, tracking and reporting of the (sub)system verification activities of RF CoilsReview requirements in system and (sub)system level requirement specifications for consistency and testabilitySupport integration, validation, and post validation activitiesHands on experience in product compliance tests pertaining to IEC60601-1 & 1-2 and other medical device standards applicable to RF CoilsHands on experience in validating the necessary Phantoms, Fixture and test equipment used on V&VDevelopment and execution of validation test plans , test records and Test fixtures .Testing, and debug of critical sub-assembliesWork with design teams to isolate design errata, perform failure analysis, and verify design fixes.Perform system-level verification prior to production release to identify problems.Enables and/or performs MR coils characterization and functional testing through the development of robust and reusable tests.Maintain and analyze characterization data to ensure that the data matches design goals while also identifying potential problems in production.Define, develop, and/or acquire software and/or hardware tools in support of MR coils V&VDevelop automation scripts to automate data collection, decrease data collection times, ensure repeatable measurements, and generate reports.Provide mentorship and guidance to less experienced team members to develop test automation.Communicates technical information to senior members of the management team.Provides guidance, mentoring, and direct supervision to subordinatesOversees interaction of team members with other disciplines (design, applications, and product and test engineering).Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Acts as an advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems. Develops and administers schedules and performance requirementsOther duties as required.You are a part of a progressive and energetic team that contributes directly to the growth of the business, you would be part of MR R&D Team with Cross functional team as your key stakeholders.To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the followingKnowledge of electromagnetic fields and human body interactionsKnowledge of MRI scanner hardware (RF coils, Gradient coils, Magnet, etc.)MR RF coil test experience with MR scanners .University or B.E/B.Tech/BS degree in electronics/electrical/mechanical engineering with a broad technical understanding and interest10+ years of work experience and at least 5 years of experience in test engineering and managementUnderstands the hardware/software development lifecycleProcess oriented with basic knowledge of FDA and/or ISO regulationsOwn and execute the component qualifications, coils and system testing of MR CoilsMaintain system test protocolsMaintain the test and tractability recordsSupport Compliance and Safety testingMaintain & Manage the product defects & work with team for resolutionTechnical documentation authoring and editing skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProven ability to effectively recruit, manage, and retain team membersAbility to work across functional groupsFamiliarity with quality procedures and documentationProficiency with MS Office MS excel or equivalentPerfect command of both written and spoken EnglishIn return, we offer youA rewarding career in Philips with attractive packageExtensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coachingAttractive collective health insurance packageOpportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discountHow we work at PhilipsOur newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.