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Philips Product industrialization Engineer in Suzhou, China


Do you want to play a key role in the introduction of new products? As the Manufacturing Engineer, you are the representative of Operations in multi-disciplinary teams ensuring best in class transition from development to manufacturing.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

To be participate in working for high growth business that will help improve the lives of millions of men globally, while advancing Philips digital transformation journey as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for

As the Manufacturing Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Defining, implementing new/changed processes and leading the first production models for projects within own Building Block.

  • Defining, executing, controlling and documenting all process validation activities and related activities

  • Introducing new production-methods (technical & logistic), within own Building block

  • Communicate Design for Manufacturing Assembly and Test requirements with the program team

  • Working close together with other functions within Manufacturing, R&D and Quality to setup first time right processes

  • Participating in supply chain teams, design teams, purchasing teams and securing the agreed manufacturing requirements

  • Creating and maintaining manufacturing documents (e.g. work instructions) and providing training

  • Defining and implementing improvements (e.g. via A3, Prince2, Six Sigma, etc.) within the building block to increase yield, output and cost

  • Analyzing field performance data (e.g. DEFOA), installation test-results, and customer related complaints, in order to initiate improvements

  • Preparing and introducing changes (products, components, production-processes) for released products.

  • Lead manufacturing transfer activities from one production site to the other

  • Improve purchased parts quality by working closely with the supplier quality team, supporting part sample approve and first article inspections.

  • Defining tooling and equipment requirements, and implementing in required processes- Lead transfer project from design center or the other manufacturing site to Suzhou factory on time, such as layout, WI written. etc

  • Project deliverable- Lead transfer project from design center or the other manufacturing site to Suzhou factory on time, such as layout, WI written. etc

  • Build up the new manufacturing line and system at Suzhou on time;

  • Cost control

  • Ability to do mechanical parts sample approve or electric part Sample approve;

  • Support SQE to do the First article approve; communicate with vendor effectively;

  • Localize the parts at China supply chain with qualified quality requirement;

  • Organize the pilot run with purchasing, planning, manufacturing and quality team;


  • Organize the lean activity to improve productivity;

  • Reduce the waste happened at manufacturing line;

  • Balance the line with lean method; simplified the process with VSM tools;

  • Quality improvement and Production support:

  • NC analysis of CT, MRi, DXR, NM, etc, find the root cause of these failures;

  • Equipments installation, verification, maintain and repair

  • Lead ECO execute on time at factory and at supply;

  • Support TUV, SFDA, FDA etc to fulfil QMS requirement;

  • System maintain

  • BOM, routing, control cycle, supply area SAP maintain,

  • Execute the WI training and technical training to manufacturing team

You are a part of

The Philips MRCT global Industrialization Engineering Team,

A progressive and energetic team that contributes directly to the quality of our products and growth of the business. You have a direct reporting line to the function manager.

You will be working closely with managers and teams from other functions like manufacturing, procurement, quality, supply chain and R&D, cross-functional project teams locally and globally.

A progressive and energetic team that contributes directly to the growth of the business. You have a direct reporting line to the function manager.

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

  • Bachelor or Master degree in e.g. Mechanical, automatic control or Electrical Engineering

  • B.S. in Mechanical, automatic control or Electrical Engineering.

  • 5 years of related work experience for Bachelor degree (3 years for Master degree). Work experience working in medical device manufacturing and finished medical devices preferred.

  • Production/Process or Manufacturing Engineering experience

  • Experience in design transfer and manufacturing transfer projects

  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary (global) projects

  • Experience working with FDA Quality Systems Regulations and ISO Quality Systems.

  • Project management skills.

  • Experience with Agile and SAP.

  • Experience performing Design for Manufacturing and Test initiatives

  • Process verification and validation knowledge.

  • Lean manufacturing concepts and understanding.

  • Effective communication skills with superiors, subordinates, and contractors. (English is required)

  • Ability to adapt to evolving projects requirements.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Continuous improvement mindset and a result driven and quality driven approach

  • Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and integrity when making decisions.

In return, we offer you

We offer experiences and opportunities that add many unexpected and enriching moments to our employees’ lives. Especially when the innovative health technologies and solutions they help develop benefit their own friends and family.

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 .

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 .