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Philips Jr. Manufacturing Engineer in Alajuela, Costa Rica


In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Products & Processes Engineer identify, evaluate, develop, coordinate, validate and implement improvement projects for current and new products and processes as well as product transfers according to the applicable regulations, corporate policies, guidelines and plant procedures.

Lead multi-functional teams both inside and outside the Costa Rican plant including suppliers of components, services and others. Provide technical support for the design, evaluation and implementation of improvements on current and new production and administrative processes.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor

You are responsible for

Provide technical support to the manufacturing areas in the solution of opportunities presented in the production processes.

Identify, design, plan, coordinate and implement improvement projects and programs involving materials, people, machinery, methods and other factors directly and indirectly involved in the products manufacture; ensuring products quality according to specifications and applicable regulations are met.

Support the plant’s overall knowledge of the Products Use by attending trainings to gather information of this type so and coordinating meetings and other events to deploy it so that the plant’s strategic planning process and day to day decisions continuously improve to support Volcano’s overall key strategies and goals.

Contribute to the Cultural and Organizational development of Philips Costa Rica, its vision, mission and values.

Support the Environmental, Health and Safety programs by identifying risks and opportunities associated with the projects managed as well as during day to day activities. Comply with the norms and procedures established under the EHS areas.

You are a part of

A leading health technology company with a multinational workforce of approximately 77,000 employees and globally present with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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


Engineering studies or equivalent training in Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic or Electromechanical Engineering.


  • One year of related experience as Engineering Technician.

  • Intermediate English skills.

  • Desirable knowledge of medical devices manufacture or other regulated industries

  • Desirable knowledge of FDA regulation for medical devices or ISO 13485 and ISO 14644-14698.

  • A team player with a positive, customer-oriented attitude.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Skilled at building partnerships within the organization and coordinating with support departments

  • Able to travel often to the United States and other countries as required.

  • Able to communicate and motivate people at all levels

In return, we offer you

In order to develop your full potential, we will offer you the flexibility, encouragement and opportunities to keep you inspired and engaged. After all, working at Philips is more than a job. It is an experience full of amazing moments that will transform you in a lasting and positive way, since together we can improve the world.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.