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Principal Systems Availability Architect

Job DescriptionIn this role, you have the opportunity to

Contribute to the transformation of Philips to a customer-centric healthcare solutions provider, by crafting, deploying, and applying Design for Availability (Serviceability, Reliability), standard methodologies in businesses and key innovation projects.

You are responsible for
  • Build a capability framework for System Availability (Serviceability, Reliability) Engineering together with a distributed team of specialists.

  • Deploy and drive these Serviceability and Reliability Engineering standard methodologies globally across Philips via training & mentoring.

  • Mentor project leaders, system architects, and system engineers in key innovation programs to define and execute availability strategies and to develop associated architectures.

  • Employ a systems engineering approach to design complete and complex frameworks and systems, at both conceptual and logical level.

  • Define and lead data analysis activities to enable optimization for system availability, e.g. reliability modelling, prediction, time to diagnose, repair, etc.

  • Build architectures, including digital solutions for prognostic asset health management to be adopted by businesses.

  • Collaborate closely with other experienced pools to craft outstanding content to be maximized throughout Philips.

  • Identify improvement opportunities in Philips businesses and develop impactful proposals and plans to address these.

You are a part of

The Product Quality & Reliability team is part of the Philips Engineering Solutions function. It is a global group of more than 30 specialists in all aspects of end-to-end Quality, Reliability and Serviceability engineering.

All are active in designing in or improving reliability of complex, innovative products, and processes for our customers from both internal Philips businesses as well as external companies, located all over the world.

Curious? Check the following video to get an introduction of Reliability Solutions;

Want more information? See the webinar explaining how the Product Quality & Reliability team works;

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

  • A Masters (MSc) degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science - or comparable.

  • At last 10 years of experience as a leading system engineer or architect in a repairable systems business;

  • A proven track record of applying Design for Serviceability and Reliability tools and techniques, e.g. Minitab, JMP, Reliasoft, R, SysML, FMEA, FTA, use case & functional modelling, Markov chains, Petri-nets, etc.

  • A Design for Six Sigma or DMAIC black belt qualification, or equivalent, in a system engineering environment.

  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills combined with a flexible and a hands-on mentality convert theory to practice.

  • Excellent consultancy skills and the ability to connect with business partners.

  • A determination and proven track record to lead change.

  • A passion for continuous learning to develop new and advanced capabilities.

  • In this position, you must be willing to travel a substantial part of the job (around 25% of the time). Experience with working in a regulated environment.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this technology-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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 2.5 billion lives a year by 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. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.


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