Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Senior Engineer - Mechanical Development

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

You will work on product development of Grooming and Beauty appliances, from initial design concepts to mass production in a multidisciplinary team.


You are responsible for

You will lead in the design and testing of products by carrying out the following tasks:

  • Design and detail mechanical components and systems according specification, including conducting predictive analysis and calculations.
  • Select materials (metal and plastics) and processes appropriate for those designs.
  • Detail 3D and 2D files incorporating Design for (mass) Manufacturing and Design for Assembly requirements.
  • Manage product requirements, lead DFMEA’s and follow the v-model methodology.
  • Obtain parts and create prototypes.
  • Lead ideations sessions, drive concept creation and decision making.
  • Plan and prioritize your own work and manage the interfaces with other modules/parts – able to work via agile approach.
  • Depending on team role, keep oversight of the complete appliance development.
  • Write test protocols, conduct tests, analyze data, and report results.
  • Successfully interact with associates in other departments, such as Project Management, Systems Engineering, Architecture, Manufacturing Operations, Procurement, Design, and engineering staff to achieve project and product objectives.
  • Develop new test methods and tools as necessary. 
  • Identify gaps and implement improvements to bring the mechanical engineering group to a higher level.
  • Capture and re-use of existing knowledge and share learnings.
  • Document your choices and proof in a Design History File (evidence document).
  • Archiving design files in Windchill or relevant system.
  • Be a highly motivated, self-disciplined, open minded, individual possessing hands-on skills.

You are a part of

You will be part of the Grooming & Beauty Mechanical Engineering team that consists of many enthusiastic technical specialists. The projects are demanding for great results. Grooming & Beauty is an inclusive, divers and open work environment and is celebrating success regularly. You will report into the Mechanical Engineering Group Lead.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with minimum 2-5 years of experience in the field of mechanical product development;
  • experience with working in (international) multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in Business to Consumer;
  • familiar with state-of-the-art development techniques and are skilled in 3D CAD (Siemens NX);
  • knowledge of the design of mechanical constructions in plastic and/or metal and you are familiar with the mass manufacturability aspects (mould / assembly tooling design);
  • ability to document requirements, tests, and designs;
  • ability to rapidly develop engineering concepts and drive them to functional prototypes;
  • ability to effectively utilize both empirical and theoretical methods to solve complex problems;
  • experience with CFD analysis, FEA (Ansys), and/or other analytical software programs;
  • working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing;
  • ability to work effectively with individuals on a project team; 
  • demonstrated ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to solve problems;
  • strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience in the design and development of medical devices or the medical device industry is a plus
  • excellent hands-on Engineer and a proactive team player with strong leadership and communication skills;
  • quality driven. Experience with Design for Six Sigma (i.e. being greenbelt certified) is a plus;
  • the ability to balance innovation and practical realization;
  • determination in decision making and independence;
  • ambitious, has leadership skills and is a team player and you have good coordination, communication skills.

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips.  Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.





Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while tranforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It's an experience filled with unexcepted moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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