Job Title

Mechanical Architect

Job Description

In this role, you the have opportunity to use your engineering expertise to model, design and implement some of the world’s most innovative medical products. Your contribution can range from mechatronic component design based on (sub-)system requirements provided. You are responsible for component detailing, integration and verification testing. You will own the TPD and DMR, and will be the supplier contact for new - and modifications to existing products.

You are responsible for

  • You will be directly responsible for mostly mechanical, some mechatronic designs in our projects, which have a short- to mid-term character, are complex, and can be divided in several sub-projects for the creation of subsystems. This also requires involvement in electronic hardware designs
  • You will use your skills, inventiveness and curiosity to combine good design principles with novel manufacturing technology to – together with a global team – design parts and assemblies for new medical innovations
  • You will make detailed designs and interfaces based on provided requirements
  • You are responsible for the overall manufacturability with suppliers, and test and verification upon delivery of products
  • You will join internal and external design sub-teams.You will report to and work closely with the Mechatronics department PIC-Eindhoven to truly understand the technologic challenges i.o to offer tailored services & technical support

You are a part of

Philips Innovation Services draws upon a huge range of resources and know-how to support our customers in bringing their innovations to market, as fast and as efficiently possible. Our pragmatic technology experts and consultants benefit from decades of experience supporting customers in Philips Businesses, Philips Research and hundreds of companies outside Philips. Each day brings new challenges as we work in many different projects.

The Mechatronic Products department of Philips Innovation Services is unique in its system design approach which has led to many innovative solutions for our customers. Think of breakthrough solutions especially in concept creation for new clinical procedures and applications. Our teams support the Philips Healthcare businesses in bringing their innovations faster to market. We are active in product as well as sub-system design, prototyping and testing. You will be working together in multi-disciplinary teams of highly skilled technical experts from both Philips Innovation Services and its customers.

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

  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering
  • 12 to 15 years of professional experience in mechanical product or equipment development
  • Proven proficiency in 3D CAD, preferably Creo (Pro-ENGINEER) or NX Unigraphics
  • Experience in global design / concept
  • Strong skills in creating detailed drawings (2D) incl. technical documentation such as assembly instructions
  • Tolerance analysis, according applicable GD&T standards
  • Robust knowledge of design controls, Hazard analysis and FMEA
  • Preferably experience with development of medical products (IEC 60601) and healthcare regulatory aspects (ISO13485, FDA)
  • Good understanding of testing critical to quality and regulatory requirements
  • A background in defining and organizing verification tests, either internally or with a partner
  • Experience in transferring technical data to suppliers, in a SMART and structured manner
  • Mature skills in archiving for DHF and DMR management
  • Proven leardership skills, acting as lead engineer, performing work breakdown  / devide work & delegation / (final) review.
  • Team player and excellent communicator, especially with virtual teams
  • Strong organizing, planning, monitoring, execution skills (supplier related)
  • Proficient in English; both in written and spoken language

In return, we offer you 

A chance to serve a bigger purpose. At Philips, our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2030, and everyday we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients drive us. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.  Our business provides unique opportunities to develop cutting edge enterprise software solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space and this new position is a unique opportunity to shape the next generation solutions we are developing.

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

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