Philips Procurement Engineer in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Your challenge

This position is for a Procurement Engineer within the Philips Healthcare Procurement Engineering team in the Monroeville, PA office. This position supports the product commercialization process for the Respiratory Care Business Unit. The person will leverage the Philips supply base to drive new product innovation, margin improvement through cost management, and world-class supplier performance through effective and compliant purchasing controls. This person will be primarily responsible for procurement engineering activities related to electronic components including printed circuit assemblies, touch panels, displays, power supplies and cable harnesses. The person will partner with the Advanced Research, Design Engineering, Operations, Product Management and Quality & Regulatory Assurance teams. This person will be expected to cultivate an environment of engagement and improvement with both suppliers and internal customers.


Create value for Philips Home Respiratory Care customers by ensuring continual supply of quality goods and innovative solutions which deliver a sustainable competitive advantage by:

  • Supporting New Product Development programs

  • Partnering with new world-class suppliers as well as developing existing supplier relationships

  • Enhancing product quality through defect reduction at suppliers

  • Improving business profit margin by minimizing supplier cost

  • Streamlining internal processes

We are looking for

  • Minimum of a 4-year degree required; technical degree in electronics or electrical engineering required. Equivalent experience may be considered.

  • Master of Science / MBA Preferred

  • High level of proficiency in electronics discipline.

  • Specific areas of expertise include: Quote analysis, in-process electrical testing, process validation (IQ/OQ/PQ), DFM / DFMEA / PFMEA, ability to read blueprints/schematics, familiar with GD&T, Supply Chain Management

  • Familiarity with assembly processes in the electronics field.

  • Experienced in researching new industry technologies, to deliver improved product solutions and reducing costs.

  • Project Management – Experience running medium-sized projects involving electronic assembly, including purchased materials, managing timelines, suppliers, internal developments, within a larger new product commercialization program.

  • Multi-national experience, managing suppliers and interacting with internal teams (Designers, Engineers, Quality & Regulatory, Supplier Quality, and Purchasing) across long or complex global environments.

  • Minimum 5 – 10 years of relevant experience.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.