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Service Innovation Engineer

Job Description

In this role as Service Innovation Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work for Philips, who simplifies healthcare by focusing on patients and (health) care providers. Through the combination of human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient care while lowering the burden on the healthcare system. Philips delivers advanced solutions for medical professionals to meet the needs of patients and provide affordable healthcare, whether in hospital or at home.

You are responsible for

  • Improve and secure the serviceability of released products by representing the service organization in the product development processes.

  • Assess Design Change Requests to define impact on serviceability.

  • Prepare, execute and approve Engineering Change Requests with focus on serviceability.

  • Define, create, release and publish service information that includes tools and spare parts for our field customers (e.g. Field Service Engineer and Site planners).

  • Prepare and execute validation testing of Service functionalities.

  • Improve the service information of the product, based on field feedback.

  • Prepare and transfer information to the Philips Healthcare training center and the Customer Services Helpdesk.

  • Solve product related customer calls and/or feedback that are escalated by the 3rd line helpdesk.

  • Work according to, and help improve upon our Quality Management System.

You will be a part of the Image Guided Therapy Systems - Customer Services - Service Innovation team.

The Business Unit ‘Image Guided Therapy Systems’ (IGT-Systems) is responsible for the Marketing, Development, Manufacturing, and Service of X-ray systems (including the Quality & Regulatory aspects), in the area of cardiac or vascular medical diagnosis, intervention (e.g. balloon angioplasty and stent procedures), and surgery. Customers are interventional specialists operating in a wide variety of hospitals across the globe.

Our new product development projects usually take 2 to 3 years and contain complex software, hardware, and mechatronics. It is a global business with Philips healthcare main sites in Best, the Netherlands, Bangalore and Pune, India. It is the goal of IGT-Systems to stay the leading innovator in Image Guided interventional solutions and to protect and deepen our leadership position by growing IGT-Systems.

Within IGT-Systems, Customer Services is responsible for handing over IGT-Systems products that can be installed, maintained, repaired, and upgraded in the field with minimal costs on material and labor, resulting in minimal downtime for our customers. In the end, this serviceability provides a more cost efficient Service process, higher Service revenue, and an increase in our customer satisfaction.

Customer Services (CS) translates the Service business strategies and future customer needs into product specific Service requirements and (new) Service products for our customers, during the whole system lifecycle. CS also monitors customer feedback on products and processes in the field during and after product release, to realize optimal customer satisfaction.

With our partners, we improve the health of patients and save lives, every day, everywhere!

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

  • At least Bachelor education in a technical competence, e.g. Mechanics, Electronics, Bio Medicals.

  • At least 3-5 years working experience

  • Good communication skills in English

Experience in, or a strong affinity with:

  • Customer Service or Service Organizations (internal and/or external)

  • Cross-functional collaboration (with multiple disciplines)

  • Project Management skills or Project participation

  • Working with R&D or in an R&D environment

  • Working in a state-of-art, high-tech environment

  • Technical Documentation and tools

  • (End) Customer needs and/or contacts (internal/external)

  • Medical Device Industry and its regulation(s)

  • Lean Methodologies and Continuous Improvement

And also:

  • Team-player, Self-starting, persistent, result driven, "Can-do-Will-do" mentality, and creative

  • Has a flexible attitude

  • Knows how to deal with stress

  • Is able to convince peers and stakeholders (based on data driven facts and figures)

  • Has a strong drive to achieve challenging, but realistic targets

  • Is used to deliver on commitment

  • Ability to synthesize roadmap and portfolio dynamics; comfortable with making tradeoffs.

  • Strong communication, influencing skills, stakeholder management

In return, we offer you

A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It is a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 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.

To find out more about what it is 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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