Philips Technical Assistant Mechanical in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Do you get a smile on your face at the moment something you created really works ? Do you have a can do mentality? Is hands-on your second nature? Are you interested in new technologies, or in existing technologies to be incorporated in new domains ? Do you want to play a creative and creating role in the primary development processes at Royal Philips? Then please join our team!

Your responsibilities

As a Technical Assistant Mechanical you are responsible for:

  • Creating functional models;

  • Creating prototypes, ranging from first of a kind to small series;

  • Building equipment and tools for testing- and manufacturing purposes;

  • Introducing and/or installing tools and equipment in a test- or production environment;

  • Contributing to design and device reviews;

  • Applying test protocols or standards to devices;

  • Delivering after sales service to (y)our creations.

Your team

You will be working in a multidisciplinary team of development assistants, mechanical-, electrical-, electronical- and software engineers and technologists. With each person having a different background and unique combination of skills, effective communication is crucial. Creative thinking, open-mindedness and collaboration are highly valued in our daily processes. Exploration and learning is actively encouraged, while realizing the project deliverables. As a result, this environment allows you to rapidly learn from your peers and quickly obtain significant amounts of experience in a wide variation of skills.

Our main goal as a team is to provide the hardware to verify and validate crucial milestones in development projects. We mainly focus on Philips as an internal customer, but we also deliver our competencies to external parties.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between € 33.000,-- and € 43.000;-- (including personal benefits package);

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Grow opportunities in the future;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance.

We are looking for

To be successful in this job, you:

  • Can prove that you passed an MBO level 4 or equivalent education;

  • Have 0-5 years of working experience in an equivalent environment;

  • Show a certain eagerness to learn from your peers;

  • Work from released technical product documentation, but you don’t step back when you have to realize something from just a sketch;

  • Have experience and proven affinity with Microsoft Office applications, but also with competence-specific tools like Inventor;

  • Think analytically, conceptually as well as creative;

  • Operate a milling machine and a lathe;

  • Apply your mechanical safety standards;

  • Show a pragmatic attitude towards the implementation of sometimes rather complex and fuzzy problems;

  • Show interest and affinity with working in multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Be a team player, eager to invest in personal and team growth;

  • Show good communication skills (in Dutch as well as in English).

This role will appeal to you if you:

  • Want to be part of a health-oriented world class player;

  • Have the willingness to closely collaborate with and learn from peers;

  • Enjoy working in cross-functional teams;

  • Are curious, open and feel comfortable in an international environment;

  • Have an affinity with innovative development projects and feel comfortable with relatively vague requirements

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 225567.

Please note that the closing date is 6th of March 2017.

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for recruitment- and business interviews.