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Philips Development Engineer in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to lead the creation of innovative patient and staff friendly high end smart hospital environment solutions and create an impactful experience!

Our challenge is to

Philips aims to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2025. To accomplish this goal, Philips is revolutionizing the way we look at healthcare systems by delivering innovation across the continuum of care.

Our Philips Ambient Experience team participates in delivering best-in-class, hospital room and department solutions. These include connected hardware, multimedia appliances, connections to medical devices, and mobile apps. We also develop various back-end micro services that integrate with these hospitals room solutions.

You are responsible for

As Development Engineer you are responsible for leading innovation and projects developing solutions aimed at improving the patient experience within a hospital environment. You will be leading a small multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled business and technical experts, from ideation phase until introduction at customer site. Besides the role as project manager you will, as member of the Ambient Experience development team, be on a regular basis participating in activities such as product maintenance and component replacements (selecting, testing and releasing of new components due to part obsolescence).

For this vacancy, we are looking for a candidate with a strong background in engineering but who has started his/her transition towards project management.

  • Develop system solutions that fit the HES portfolio (Projection and display devices, lighting and user interfaces);

  • Leading small multi-disciplinary projects consisting of a mix of experts with technical skills as well as business, marketing, quality and regulatory skills;

  • Take care of the Q&R product and process requirements (approbation & process flow)

  • Monitor and control the work performed and guard the quality of the deliverables during required corrective actions and agreed changes

  • Manage stakeholder’s interests (including suppliers);

  • Performing the planned and unplanned maintenance/part obsolescence actions of our existing product portfolio;

  • Supporting our Customer Service with investigating and solving field reported problem, design and implement corrective actions to avoid these issues from happening again.

You are a part of

An innovative and entrepreneurial team consisting of approximately 12 colleagues who collaborate closely with colleagues from design and marketing. Our team works according to Agile principles, growing to the Safe (Scaled Agile Framework) processes.

You will work on innovative, light, audio and visual oriented solutions so an entrepreneurial mindset is an advantage. Together with your team, you will strive for continuous improvement of deliverables, your way of working and yourself.

Colleagues will challenge and coach you and you should willingly return the favor.

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

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in engineering (preference combination of mechanical & electronics);

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in research and development engineering environment dealing with vague requirements, in an agile multi-disciplinary team;

  • Strong technical skills in mechanics and or electronics;

  • Experience in implementing Quality & Regulatory requirements as well approbation in products;

  • Experience with the following knowledge area’s a pre, e.g.

  • Radio Frequency design (Radio

  • Lighting design

  • Familiarity with Philips Image Guided Therapy and or Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Business

  • You love to collaborate, you have excellent communication skills (you get the commitment) and a customer centric attitude;

  • You take Ownership, are Quality and Result driven, Organized, Accurate.

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:

  • A competitive salary;

  • 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;

  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;

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

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance and exciting, international environment at the Campus in Best.

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 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’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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