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Philips Sustaining Engineer in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Give support, improve and maintain the production process within the Sustaining Engineering Department Factory Best. Your primary focus will be data-analysis. You are also responsible for writing and maintaining work instructions for manufacturing processes.

You are responsible for

  • Give support to Manufacturing New Product Introductions.

  • Providing input for the Manufacturing Engineer, to craft a better way of working, after RFVD the Sustaining Engineer is accountable for improvements.

  • Analysis of performance data with respect to products and processes (Six-sigma, SPC)

  • Give input and track progress of the NPI project planning.

  • DEFOA/MOA Root cause analysis, creating and implementing structural solutions.

  • Perform preparation activities on trial/prototype production within NPI-processes

  • Writing work instructions, monitor/maintain devices and tooling, instruct employees, implement and maintain production processes.

  • Defines and leads improvement projects for the assigned unit, to improve efficiency, product quality and test section (Green Belt).

  • Investigation and escalation of Production issues/complaints,if needed together with development.

  • Providing structural solutions by initiating amendments like problem reports (PR) and/or 8D forms

  • Minimum disturbances (max.Yield) within production in cooperation with team leads, troubleshooters and development.

  • Preparation and introduction of product changes through Life Cycle Management/Business within production / systems.

You are part of

The (sustaining) engineering team in Best, one of the largest Operations sites in Health Systems. As we value diversity, we have a multi-functional and diverse team and a lot of resources to support you. You will be working closely with the manufacturing and development department.

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

  • Typical bachelor in electronics or mechatronics.

  • Experience with project management, quality management and quality systems. Preferably experience in the medical industry (ISO 9001, 13485, FDA requirements, audit planning and execution, FMEA, 8D, etc.).

  • Experience within Manufacturing or Engineering with high tech medical devices.

  • Preferably Green Belt or Lean certified.

  • Six sigma / SPC.

  • Comprehension skills and ability to analyse and summarize.

  • A result driven and quality driven approach.

  • Personal & communication skills (Dutch & English).

In return, we offer you

A challenging role, working for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people's lives all over the world. Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our growing organization, developing new technologies. We are happy to provide you with this opportunity to develop your career. Join our team as we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which build your talents further. Be an important part of the challenges at Philips, by contributing to all improvements and developments.

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 at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video at .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .