Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Advanced Clinical Engineer - Ultrasound


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Advanced Clinical Engineer - Ultrasound

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
Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

Your challenge

Philips Healthcare Ultrasound in China is a leader in development and manufacture of high quality and high performance medical diagnostic ultrasound products to delight customers in China and worldwide. The company is looking for experienced clinical engineer who can be a key member of a fast acting and solution oriented team on Philips Ultrasound Type Test projects for supporting our regulatory testing and time-to-market launches. This position will work in fast-moving business environments where good skills of operating Philips Ultrasound systems and managing clinical functional tests are critical for success. Expansion of our Ultrasound business group in China means we have a challenging vacancy for a Clinical Engineer who is prepared to take responsibility for contributing to our type testing project team to handle the Ultrasound systems regulatory type testing end to end from planning to finish on all required functional testing categories. The capability to work closely with Philips Ultrasound key functions that include RA, Research & Development, Manufacturing, and Marketing and with our global BG sites are critical for success.

Your responsibilities

As a Clinical Test Engineer in Philips Healthcare Ultrasound R&D in China, you will report to the Philips Ultrasound R&D manager in China; You will work on clinical engineering test assignments of NMPA Type Testing activities of our medical diagnostic ultrasound systems and products. Working with both internal/external cross-functional teams of R&D, SC/MFG, Regulatory Assurance, Marketing, and also closely with Philips key technical interfaces and RA team to execute type testing activities are required.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Working as a key contributor in our NMPA Type Testing engineering support team to complete functional/performance test activities in Philips Ultrasound products Regulatory Testing in China. This includes contributing to type test project’s execution of system’s operation to complete the tasks of operating and demonstrating specified clinical functions/features in required NMPA test categories according to NMPA regulation for the tested Philips Ultrasound product.
  • Exercising skills in solving functional testing problems in Type Testing environment; Working closely with BG Ultrasound R&D and V&V teams to handle testing issues and deliver results with consistency and meet NMPA requirement.
  • Understanding functional specifications and operations of features and applications to the satisfaction of the purpose of the features/applications.
  • Capable of operating, maintaining, and calibrating the functional test reequipment and devices to satisfy NMPA and QMS requirement.
  • Engaged in and contribute to the product technical requirement (PTR) drafting for NMPA type testing working and partnering with the RD team members, Regulatory , and Marketing colleagues.
  • Capable of communicating and working with Philips Ultrasound RA team members to interface and work with NMPA test house staff for completing type testing activities
  • Practicing best practice to achieve first time right; apply skills to resolve functional testing issues on target. Work with related functions to deliver results on time and on target with capability of planning, scheduling, and tracking test status from start to finish.
  • Working with project management and team leadership and members for sound judgment and making decisions.
  • Pro-actively seeking out, learning, applying and sharing with others new technical skills on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for the assigned tasks’ quality of work, reliability, schedule (if appropriate), cost and delegation of tasks.

Your team

You will be working in the Philips Healthcare Ultrasound Research and Development organization in SuZhou, China, also the Business Units of Ultrasound in North America. You will also work with manufacturing/SC team in Suzhou.

We Offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Annual leave.
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development
    budget, free training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Continuous career development in Philips.

We are looking for

We are looking for a highly professional clinical engineer with

  • Requires colleague or Bachelor’s degree or higher in Clinical Engineering, Reliability and Clinical Validation Testing Engineering, Bio-medical Engineering;
  • Minimum 3+ year of work experience in the field of Clinical Test Engineering or equivalent, with experience in medical ultrasound products’ testing, and/or experience in working with NMPA test house in medical and product testing preferred. Experience in ultrasound product validation is a plus.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving; Capable of working with a technical team to solve various technical issues in a logical way.
  • Self-motivated, independent with Can-Do attitude. Pro-active attitude and high quality mindset towards your assignment, and is result oriented.
  • Demonstrated history of solid occupational ethics, and track record of working well in team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in engineering projects; ability to operate independently with reasonable supervision; technical skill for issues resolving and troubleshooting
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate and/or present complex technical issues to engineers and managers
  • Having adequate product-level knowledge of ultrasound systems and some knowledge in a variety of specialties; some clinical knowledge is a plus. Knowledge and understanding of technical requirements associated with area of work and capable of learning how it relates to the final product (e.g., acoustics/materials engineering, transducers development).
  • Proficient in both Chinese & English

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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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