Philips Mechanical Design Engineer in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the 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 early customer contacts, project definition and concept creation to Mechanical Design of new products or modifications to existing products.

Ready for a meaningful new challenge? Apply today!

You are responsible for

  • The mechanical and mechatronic solutions in major projects, which have a mid- to long-term character, are complex, and can be divided in several sub-projects for the creation of subsystems. This also acquires involvement in software and electronic hardware designs.

  • Using your skills, inventiveness and curiosity to combine novel technology with user insight to designing parts and assemblies for new medical innovations.

  • Making principle choices for the product designs, subsystems and interfaces.

  • The overall manufacturability, interfacing and introduction of new technology and methods in manufacturing sites.

  • Being part of internal and external design sub-teams.

  • Working closely with the commercial department to truly understand the customer’s technologic challenges and to offer projects, tailored services & technical support.

This role requires a high level of flexibility with regards to travel and staying abroad. The duration and frequency of these stays is not predictable, but high frequency and/or a stay for a longer period has to be taken into account.

You are part of

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

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in either mechanical, mechatronic or biomechanical engineering with 5 years of professional experience preferable in medical product development or other regulated product development (automotive, pharma).

  • Proficient in 3D CAD, preferably Creo (pro/ENGINEER) or NX unigraphics

  • Affinity with Electronics or Mechatronics

  • Special emphasis on combining mechanical with system engineering, (motion-) control, connectivity and electronic packaging.

  • Robust knowledge of design controls and risk management standards.

  • Broad technical knowledge and experience with bringing (medical) products to the market

  • Experience with Regulatory aspects, preferable in medical device (ISO13485, FDA)

  • Translating customer needs into technical requirements and then create mechatronic solutions

  • Experience in working in design teams

  • Excellent communication skills, professional level of written and verbal communication in English

In return, we offer you

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

  • A competitive salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

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

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

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and 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 .