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Philips System Engineer - Couch in Shenyang, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Contribute to technical realization of Patient Support, key sub-system of Computed Tomography (CT), in the medical imaging business that will help improve the lives of millions of millions of people around the world, while advancing Philips digital transformation journey as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for

  • Architect and high level design for CT Patient Support

  • Feature technical leadership and responsibility as part of a new product release or sustaining activities

  • Deployment of system requirements to sub-system (Patient Support) requirements, requirements management, decomposition of derived requirements

  • Feasibility of potential solutions for table top, motion drives and controls, etc.

  • FMEA

  • Design reviews

  • Integration coordination

  • Technical liaison to engineering

  • Defect management

  • Risk Management

  • Ensuring compliance with the product lifecycle, development procedures as well as all applicable quality, regulatory and standards requirements

  • Design for Excellence (Reliability, Manufacturability, Serviceability, Value, etc.)

You are a part of

A progressive and energetic team that contributes directly to the growth of the business. You have a direct reporting line to the Systems Engineering Sr.Manager , with Cross-Functional and Product Managers as your key stakeholders.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent degree in a Scientific/Engineering discipline.

  • Minimum 3 + year of relevant experience in medical product engineering or in a similar field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of practical knowledge of standards and regulations pertaining to the medical device industry, both domestic and international. This includes but is not limited to organizations such as FDA, IEC, ISO, CFDA and other directives such as RoHS and WEEE. Examples include: FDA 21CFR820.30, IEC 60601-1 and ISO 14971.

  • Proven excellence in technical leadership in a cross-functional team.

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Physics or Biomedical Engineering.

  • Deep insight in engineering/ architecture.

  • Knowledge and experience spanning multiple engineering disciplines (e.g. mechanical, electrical, software and control) is advantageous.

  • Prior experience as a medical device systems engineer or lead design engineer.

  • Experiences on design control and process.


  • Demonstrated experience of working with cross-functional teams to drive the output

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills while communicating in both English and Chinese

  • Good communication skills

  • Good leadership, integration and influence skills

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its technical capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this systems engineering-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

• We offer a market conform salary

• A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

• Convenient working conditions in office

• Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

• Attractive collective health insurance package

• Opportunity to buy Philips products with discount

• Healthy work-life balance

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 .