Philips Test Equipment Engineer in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Great innovations start with the people that are passionate and skilled enough to create them. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people’s lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.

Your Challenge

The Engineering Systems Development (ESD) team is looking for an experienced Test Engineer for Continuous Improvement and Optimization of new and legacy Automated Test Equipment used for manufacturing and testing of medical devices. The ESD team is comprised of highly technical multi-disciplined Engineers reporting into the Advanced Manufacturing Organization of Philips Respironics, Inc. and is a major contributor to the Order 2 Cash (O2C) phase of the business. The ESD team extends its reach globally with multiple manufacturing locations in the United States and International sites in China and Costa Rica. The portfolio of products manufactured across these sites consist of Sleep and Home Respiratory devices, Sleep Diagnostic products, Patient Interface products, Oxygen delivery systems and Nebulizers. The incumbent must have a high level of technical expertise with automated test equipment. They must understand complex systems at a high level, but also be proficient in software, electrical and mechanical design leveraged to develop, maintain and optimize manufacturing test equipment.



Partner with internal groups (Engineering, Quality, Sourcing, Operations, etc.) to build strong relationships.

Specify goals and create plans on achieving them.

Monitor, communicate and present progress to Management.

Motivate others to drive continuous improvement in manufacturing.


Design, develop and optimize equipment to be used in the assembly and testing of electromechanical biomedical devices.

Work with drafting, model shop, manufacturing engineers and technicians to design and build improved assembly and test equipment for both electro-mechanical and electronic assemblies to improve quality and efficiency as well as mitigating human errors.

Provide engineering support for new product development relative to testing equipment needed to achieve reliability and performance within acceptable process capabilities and delivery goals

Meet FDA and ISO Quality System Requirements and quality standards.


Define, with their manager, goals for personal and professional development.

Take accountability to execute their personal development plan to grow within current role and to prepare for future roles.

Behaviors: The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Must be able to thrive in a fast paced, team oriented, manufacturing environment.

Ability to concurrently handle multiple project assignments.

Sound decision-making logic. Think logically and practically when evaluating solutions.

Your Team

At Philips we are passionate about improving quality of life with solutions designed around the needs of customers and their patients. Innovation is driven by gaining insight to the needs of the people who use our sleep and respiratory solutions. This tradition of innovation, combined with our ability to anticipate market needs, has made Philips a global leader in the markets we serve.

Respironics, a worldwide leader of anticipating needs and providing valued solutions to the sleep and respiratory markets. The company’s focus is on home care, hospital, respiratory drug delivery and international markets providing programs that manage sleep disordered breathing, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, infant care, congestive heart failure and restrictive lung disorders. Globally positioned has manufacturing facilities in several domestic and international markets. For more information see at .

Our Offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

We are looking for


  • Degree in Computer/Electronics/Electrical Engineering or related job history and experience


  • 5+ years of work experience with a proven track record of problem solving and relationship building with both external and internal customers.

  • 5+ years technical design experience in area of study. (electrical/software/manufacturing/automation)

  • Ability to write professional reports, test specifications and procedures.

  • Conduct basic and statistical analysis.

  • Experience with medical device manufacturing strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of how to conduct FDA-compliant validation for test systems and software.

  • Technical leadership experience preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills required. The ability to provide coaching and constructive feedback a must.

  • Willingness to adapt and change to business demands

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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.