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Philips Productie Engineer Moulding in Drachten, Netherlands


For the Technical Support Group (TSG) part of the Shaver Operations in Drachten, we are looking for a Production Moulding Engineer who is going to help us to improve the production of plastic parts even more.

Your challenge

As Production Moulding Engineer you assure we can produce high quality products in Drachten today, tomorrow and after tomorrow. You have deep knowledge of the existing production processes and techniques. You use this knowledge to continuously improve the moulding processes. You also use your knowledge for the introduction of new processes and products. These activities take place in multi-disciplinary teams. You are member or a Projectleader of this team.

Your responsibilities

Your main responsibilities can be described as: support, improve and innovate production.

As Production Moulding Engineer you support the production of plastic parts and you are responsible for stable processes and the transfer of knowledge to operators and mechanics. You recognize improvement opportunities and translate them into projects you can run by yourself. You also participate in big improvement and innovation projects to realize robust processes. You are member of a multi-disciplinary supporting group, therefore you also have a shared responsibility for your team.

Your team

The TSG-group consists of 35 specialists and delivers support to various production department within the supply organization of Philips Drachten. The group is responsible for all production processes needed for the production of Shavers and Shaving heads. You are one of the specialists in the group. Engineers of the TSG-group are assigned to production departments. You are working in a supporting group together with other specialists. With this team you decide what is needed for your department.

We are looking for

For a good moulding engineer we are looking for:

  • a technical bachelor degree (mechanics or chemistry), completed with an education in the area of plastic part making, moulding and moulds;

  • You are willing to further dive into the moulding processes and all what is needed to run production;

  • You are capable of transforming knowledge into practical actions. You are capable of analyzing problems and fact based improvement actions;

  • Problems and projects are mostly run in multi-disciplinary teams. You are capable to lead such a team;

  • You are not afraid of stress related to a production organization;

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Improvement techniques is an advantage;

  • Excellent knowledge of the Dutch language (both speaking and writing) is expected.

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 331100. After a pre-selection based on your CV and Phone interview, you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.