Supplier Quality Engineer Intern

  • Alajuela
  • Philips

Job Title : Supplier Quality Engineer Intern

Intern - SQE MP- Alajuela, Costa Rica

Are you interested in an Intern opportunity with Philips? We welcome individuals who are currently pursuing an undergraduate (BS) and/or graduate (MS) degree to participate in 6 month paid internship (prorogation possible) at our site in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Through this role you will gain meaningful, hands-on experience in engineering for a HealthTech company.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Work with all key suppliers of Image Guided Therapy and Cross Functional teams (R&D and Quality) to enhance Supplier maturity through Design Quality and Product Quality.

You are responsible for

  • Analysis of defects for determining if supplier caused
  • Support Supplier Corrective Action Requests
  • Support APQP deliverables as parts of Sustaining Changes
  • Contribute to Supplier performance monitoring, reporting, improvement and development
  • Supports with Additions/Changes/Deletion to Approved Supplier List
  • Support Supplier audit schedule development and maintenance.
  • Assess and coordinate Supplier Change Requests.

You are a part of

As part of Philips’ Image Guided Therapy (IGT) team, this role will support the high-growth Image Guided Therapy Devices business. With our image-guided therapy solutions we are touching the lives of patients all over the world. It is our aim to treat patients better by innovating the procedure, which is right at the heart of the Philips purpose of improving peoples lives. We are doing this by bringing together the most sophisticated imaging systems, smart therapeutic and diagnostic devices, disease-specific software, and services in integrated solutions. Our solutions help caregivers decide, guide, treat and confirm the right therapy for each patient.

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

  • Technical engineering background to drive root cause analysis to perform problem solving - you should be an active student of Bachelor or Master Degree of Industrial Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Electromechanics or similar.
  • Work closely with cross functional team and SQEs across all sites of IGTD to address none-conformances.
  • Visit Suppliers as needed to review corrective actions.
  • Review Design of parts to understand impact to patient safety.

In return, we offer you

How we work at Philips

Our 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.

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.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you. Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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