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Philips Sustaining Engineer in Chichester, United Kingdom


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Philips is focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. Our aim is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We are undergoing an exciting transformation globally from a consumer and healthcare business into a leader in the Health & Technology space. As part of this transformation we now have an exciting new opportunity for a Sustaining Engineer Mechanical.

You are responsible for

  • sustaining activities on products as defined within a RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed) table, to maintain production and prevent a back order situation without a negative impact to quality and including supporting the introduction of new products through all phases of product development cycle and be responsible for provision of all aspects of sustaining engineering following product introduction.

  • Provide technical input/support for new and existing products, product enhancements and the introduction of product line extensions including project management and project engineering support as part of NPI and process improvement of new and legacy products.

  • Responsible for product DHF maintenance throughout life cycle

  • Identify opportunities to improve costs, product quality and productivity.

  • Keep abreast of manufacturing technological developments.

  • Conduct manufacturing technology and processing feasibility studies, report and present recommendations.

  • Ensure that all non supplier manufacturing processes and equipment comply with relevant national & international technical specifications.

  • Ensure that all non supplier manufacturing methods, processes, equipment and test equipment are designed to provide optimal products in terms of performance, quality and cost.

  • Ensure that non supplier validation requirements are adequately defined, implemented and completed where required.

  • When assigned as a functional/technical Lead follow the business ways of working regarding he roles as defined by the project management office.

  • Dealing with suppliers directly where design based issues arise, also conduct non supplier based PFMEA's & report writing etc.

  • Be the go to person for mechanical based challenges for the sustaining team.

  • Other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Engineering Manager - Support.

You are a part of

Working at Philips means driving your career in an organisation with an incredible diversity of nationalities, skills, backgrounds, functions and challenges. We have opportunities for graduates as well as experienced professionals in everything from applied research to marketing and sales in over 100 countries. We’re a fascinating company to be part of, with a strong emphasis on cultural awareness, mutual understanding and out-of-the-box thinking.

This role reports into the Engineering Manager Sustaining and test group.

This position will be based from our Chichester office.

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

  • Minimum 10 years in manufacturing engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years related medical device or other highly regulated industry experience in product development and manufacturing environment including technical report writing.

  • Minimum degree or 5 yrs experience in mechanical engineering discipline.

  • Knowledge of plastic moulding processes.

  • Project management skills

  • A problemsolver

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or ProE.

In return, we offer you

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:

• A competitive base salary

• Access to private healthcare insurance

• Holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)

• Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

• Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

• The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

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.

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 .

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