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Philips Product Safety Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

Philips Hospital Patient Monitoring Hardware Test Engineering team is seeking a Product Safety Engineer who will support compliance verification for various medical equipment and information technology equipment programs.

Your role:

  • Provide applicable standards advice to development teams in regards to product specifications, compliance verification, risk management, usability engineering, software process requirements, basic safety constructional requirements, marking and information for safety.

  • Prepare safety evaluation planning documents in order to support the estimation of project time requirements and support project schedules as well as preparing a clear plan of all executable actions required to fulfill compliance requirements.

  • Work with regulatory, quality, program/project managers, electrical/mechanical/software engineers in order to ensure standards requirements are addressed.

  • Support the ASRC’s ISO 17025 quality management system. Including involvement in audits including witness testing, owning corrective or improvement actions, conducting software validations for test system development, writing work instructions and providing group training for assigned topics.

  • Lead and or support department development projects that are meant to improve productivity (e.g.identify and purchase new equipment, better tools, maintain equipment preventive maintenance, repairs and calibrations).

  • You must be able to successfully perform the following minimum Physical, Cognitive and Environmental job requirements with or without accommodation for this position.

You're the right fit if:

  • BS Electrical Engineering, BS Electrical Technology or BS Biomedical Engineering, ASEE (or ASET).

  • You’ve acquired a minimum 5 years of experience in product safety compliance testing.

  • Knowledge in product safety standards requirements, preferably for medical devices.

  • IEC/ISO 60601/80601 medical equipment standards

  • IEC 62368-1 audio, video, information and communication technology equipment standards

  • Solid fundamentals in electrical engineering circuit concepts and electrical test equipment purpose, operation and functionality.

  • Preferred experience working in an FDA regulated environment in accordance with OSHA and site EHS ruless.

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help improve the lives of others.

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If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

Philips is an Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran and maintains a drug-free workplace.

Additional Information:

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa, now or in the future.

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. For this position, you must reside in or within commuting distance to Andover, MA.


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.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran