Mechanical Engineer

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You as Mechanical Engineer make a substantial contribution to the innovation of product and process. Develops new products, using the latest technologies and resources, often realizing systems based on unverified specifications.

Your challenge

Philips challenges you to use your engineering expertise to model, design and implement some of the world's most innovative medical products. Your contribution can range from early customer contacts, project definition and concept creation to Mechatronics Design of new products or modifications to existing products.

Your responsibilities, among others, within this role will include:

  • You will be directly responsible for the mechatronic solutions in major projects, which have a mid- to long-term character, are complex, and can be divided in several sub-projects for the creation of subsystems. This also acquires involvement in software and electronic hardware designs.
  • You will use your skills, inventiveness and curiosity to combine novel technology with user insight to lead the team in designing parts and assemblies for new medical innovations.
  • You will make principle choices for the product designs, subsystems and interfaces.
  • You are responsible for the overall manufacturability, interfacing and introduction of new technology and methods in manufacturing sites.
  • You will lead internal and external design sub-teams.
  • You will work closely with the commercial department to truly understand the customer's technologic challenges i.o to offer projects, tailored services & technical support.

Your team

Philips Innovation Services draws upon a huge range of resources and know-how to support our customers in bringing their innovations to market, as fast and as efficiently possible. Our pragmatic technology experts and consultants benefit from decades of experience supporting customers in Philips Businesses, Philips Research and hundreds of companies outside Philips. Each day brings new challenges as we work in many different projects.

The Mechatronic Products department of Philips Innovation Services is unique in its system design approach which has led to many innovative solutions for our customers. Think of breakthrough solutions especially in concept creation for new clinical procedures and applications.

Our teams support the Philips Healthcare businesses in bringing their innovations faster to market. We are active in product as well as sub-system design, prototyping and testing. You will be working together in multi-disciplinary teams of highly skilled technical experts from both Philips Innovation Services and its customers.

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Over de werkgever

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 improving 2 billion lives a year by 2025 delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Next to that you will be joining a nice work environment with fun colleagues that are always willing to help each other!

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Our offer

Philips Innovation Services will provide you with the opportunity to expand your professional experience. In our competence areas we can offer you stimulating challenges across a wide range of application domains, interesting variation, job satisfaction and the chance to broaden your experience - all within one company. The opportunity to shape and grow your career will be in your own hands.

Depending on your work experience and educational level, we offer you a gross salary of €3.300 – €5.200 per month, and you are eligible for the Yacht bonus scheme. Besides this, we offer a healthy work-life balance and the ability to work according to a flexible work schedule. We also offer other benefits, such as collective discount on health insurance and a good pension scheme.


To be a successful as Mechanical Engineer, you have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in either mechanical engineering.>10 years of professional experience in product development, medical preferred.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD, preferably recently CREO (pro/ENGINEER), recent practitioner;
  • Special emphasis on a demonstrated Mechatronics background in combining mechanical with system engineering, precision tooling, fibre optics/routing and electronic packaging.
  • Robust knowledge of design controls and risk management standards.
  • Broad technical knowledge and experience with bringing medical products to the market
  • Experience with Healthcare Regulatory aspects (ISO13485, FDA)
  • Experience in translating customer needs into technical requirements and then clearly defining the complete mechatronic needs to project members
  • Experience in coaching of designers or design teams
  • Team player and strong communicator
  • Strong customer focus, excellent communication skills and you are willing to travel (10%).
  • Communication skills, English, Dutch (optional), good social interaction skills



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