Mechanical Engineer (Freelance)
As one of the sr. Mechanical Engineers of the R&D Hardware group Patient Centric Subsystems, you are designing and developing hardware of MR products for hospitals. Together with a HW Architect and the Systems Engineering department, you will take products from concept through design into production using DfX (FMEA,DFMA etc) approaches to meet the needs of our customers and their demanding environment.
Your daily work.
In this role as sr. Mechanical Engineer you are responsible for the design, realization (schematics, drawings and documents), integration and test of sub-systems, components or modules on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications. As we do not want to harm people with our MR systems, which can be very dangerous when malfunctioning, so predictability, reliability and traceability of our design is essential. Thus, documentation and the documentation process play an important role in our development.
It is about your attitude and behavior. The right mindset, communication skills and behavior will get you the results we ask and will ensure your own growth in any direction you want within Philips MR. You have a Masters (WO) Degree or equivalent through experience in mechanical engineering or physics.
Some keywords: Design for stiffness, controlling of 6 DoFs, design principles, injection moulding, (anti-) magnetism, manufacturing, production. Also: Analytic mindset, computational proof of designs and choices, excellent documenting and schematics, requirement management, stakeholder management, first time right, quality mindset (reliable, traceable, sustainable), responsibilities (definition of), pro-active, thorough planning, strong communicator, fluent in English.
Challenging tasks on technical interesting products. The opportunity to grow beyond initially assigned tasks/responsibilities for those with the right drive and skills. A pleasant working environment with flexible working hours.
You will be part of the Business Unit, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) within Philips Healthcare. The Business Unit MRI is responsible for marketing, product development and lifecycle management of 1.5T and 3T High end and Mid-range performance. In the MR Development group you will be part of the Hardware Research & Development group Patient Centric Subsystems. This group consists of roughly 20 academic mechanical/electrical engineers; you will work together with several other groups in-house, and even abroad. As you will experience, Philips is a large and international organization.
Why should you join Philips?
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