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Development Engineer MetalForming

Posted Aug 23, 2022
Project ID: PHILJP00024834
Drachten, Drachten
1 year
(Oct 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2022 10:25 AM

Development Engineer MetalForming

The Development department is part of the innovation chain of Philips Personal Health in the business Male Grooming. The department contains about 100+ engineers divided in functionally specialized groups and is amongst others responsible for the development of the primary function and realization of metal forming and machining processes for the production of high precision metal parts for the Philips.

A Sr. Process Engineer is the owner of all knowledge necessary to develop and maintain a process within agreed performance indicators. He or she is responsible for (a part of) the industrial process design of our new high precision metal parts. Besides process specifications, the engineer is also responsible for creating the functional specifications for equipment and tooling
Our key technology is cold forming on (sub)micro precision level applied for mass manufacturing environments.

Main tasks:
The following main tasks are relevant for this job:
- Pre-develop critical (break-through) Metal Forming building blocks – including tooling
- Understand and anticipate on interactions between process, materials and product requirements
- Develop coldforming process-layout based on digital twin demonstrators
- Apply digital-twin ‘robust optimization’ to speed up towards DfSS process
- Define and execute experiments during all phases of the process development chain, including measuring and evaluation of results

- Academic degree in preferably Mechanics, Physics or Materials
- Feeling and passion for precision metal working and geometrical measurements
- Knowledge of statistical analysis methods (DfSS)
- Knowledge of Finite Element Modeling, matlab, MSC Mentat, NX
- Excellent analytical skills
- Hands on, fast learning on the job
- Decisive, result driven and creative team player
- Ability to communicate on different levels (direct colleagues, management, technical specialists, production, external suppliers)

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