Philips Test & Measurement Automation Maintenance Engineer in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Do you want to sustain and improve Philips’ installed base of automated test and control systems with LabVIEW based solutions? Are you a specialist with experience in a broad range of hardware sensors, controllers and interfaces and able to integrate these with software in a quick, sustainable and flexible way? Do you want to cooperate with HealthTech specialists and support them in the use and continuous improvement of their automated test solutions for production control and design verification?

You are responsible for

  • Delivering Test and Measurement Automation (TMA) services to existing customers resulting in e.g. improvements to automated testers, demonstrators and physical measurements for manufacturing control and/or design verification

  • Adhere to a structured way of working: problem/opportunity statement, requirements identification, analysis of potential solutions, planning, tracking, quality of software, documentation, and communication

  • Maintaining and building TMA competences, including measurement equipment and LabVIEW knowledge

  • Contributing to management of the test automation environment and tools

  • Contributing to maintaining a network/community of suppliers, peers and customers

  • Supporting junior and hired TMA engineers

You are part of

The Test & Measurement Automation (TMA) group of Philips Innovation Services is located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven (The Netherlands). The group consists of 5 highly competent and experienced specialists delivering engineering services to Philips Research, HealthTech and external companies.

The group has an open-innovation mindset, maintaining operational contact to key suppliers for flexible adaption to project requests. Next to delivering services the team manages competences and tools and routinely facilitates re-use of components and technologies. For realization of complete systems, the group cooperates closely with the other innovative departments within Philips.

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

  • Ample experience (5-10 yrs) with technical LabVIEW software is a must, experience with other platforms like e.g. C/C++, C#, and Python is a plus

  • MSc or BSc degree in a relevant technical discipline like Physics, Electronics or Technical Software

  • Min 5 year experience with physical/electrical measurement techniques

  • Experience with data acquisition and instrument control

  • Experience with FPGA programming, and signal processing is a plus

  • Experience in Object Oriented programming is a plus

  • Experience with motion, vision and optics is a plus

  • Acquaintance with Matlab is a plus

  • Affinity with working in a medical environment is a plus

  • Extensive NI Teststand experience is a plus

  • Architectural and structured problem solving skills are strongly required

  • Adaptive and multitasking skills (e.g. working on multiple projects simultaneously) are essential

  • Affinity with innovative dynamic development projects, and feel comfortable with relatively vague requirements

  • An interest and preferably working experience in Agile development methodologies

  • Excellent communication skills and a supportive attitude to customers

  • Pragmatic, flexible and able to cope with time pressure

  • A team player

In return we offer you

  • A competitive salary package incl. a variable bonus - based on Philips' results and personal performance;

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year and the option to purchase up to 20 extra days annually;

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, including a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • A healthy work-life balance

Why should you join Philips?

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