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Philips Project & Manufacturing Engineer Industrialization in Best, Netherlands


Do you want to contribute and improve people's lives? Have you worked with New Product Introductions and are you passionate about working with medical devices, leading and contributing in different projects? Are you interested in new technologies? Join us in this journey and become a Project or Manufacturing Engineer Industrialization in Best.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join Philips Healthcare and be responsible for the development and the introduction of new products within our Image Guided Therapy (IGT) or Diagnostic X-Ray (DXR) business. Being the representative of Operations in multi-disciplinary teams, you will contribute in driving new Medical Device Products introductions in Operations and Supply Chain to support our customers and patients as well as our business. We are happy to provide you with an opportunity to collaborate with multi-functional teams in an international environment, improving people’s lives.

You are responsible for

  • Leading multi-disciplinary (supply chain) teams to introduce products and product improvements from R&D to Operations globally

  • Defining, implementing new/changed processes and leading the first production models

  • Defining, executing, controlling and documenting all process validation activities and related activities

  • Leading new products life cycle activities and manufacturing transfer projects within our IGT or DXR business.

  • Creating and maintaining manufacturing documents (e.g. work instructions) and providing training

  • Coaching, mentoring and engaging the multi-functional team you work with, lead them by influence

  • Coordinating activities to meet project objectives (scope, quality, compliance, cost, timing)

  • Driving performance and continuous improvement

  • Applying and developing Lean/Six Sigma, DFX (Design for Excellence)/ DFM (Design for Manufacturing) methodologies

You are a part of

The Product Industrialization group and report to the Product Industrialization Leader. As Project or Manufacturing Engineer Industrialization you are dedicated to work with our challenging IGT or DXR system products.

You work closely with managers and teams from other functions like manufacturing, quality, supply chain, configuration management, sustaining engineering in conjunction with PMO and R&D, multi-functional project teams. As we value diversity, we have a diverse and multifunctional team and a lot of resources to support you.

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

  • Bachelor/Master of Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics)

  • At least 2 to 5 years’ experience in Production/Process, Manufacturing Engineering or Project Management in a global company with interactions between R&D and Operations

  • Experience in design transfer and manufacturing transfer projects

  • Experience with FMEA, 8D, SPC, Lean Manufacturing

  • Interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work and influence multi-functional teams

  • Good knowledge of product realization process, global supply chain organization and industrial footprint.

  • Meaningful experience working with continuous improvements

  • Stay positive and calm when facing challenges, problem-solver

  • Understanding of project management and stakeholder management

In return, we offer you

A meaningful career development, with new challenges in our dynamic organization, working with new technologies. Join our team as we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which you can strengthen your talents further. Use your creativity and create a meaningful impact. An exciting role in our factory in Best. You will be working at one of the main Operations sites within Philips, an outstanding and inspiring place for your future career. Develop yourself and develop others and help us in this improvement journey.

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.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status