Process Engineer Micro Assembly

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  • Offer Good Remuneration
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 8090500
  • Location Drachten
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Medical & Health

About this vacancy

For Philips Drachten we are recruiting a Process Engineer with a focus on Micro Assembly

Your challenge will be to implement robust sustainable high automated assembly processes and assembly equipment in a lean high volume production environment.

Job description

Your responsibilities

  • Actively studying and informing about trends and new technologies regarding assembly processes (including sustainability)
  • Specify and outsource required processes, tools and equipment
  • Influencing of product design to optimize production processes
  • Support and reviewing activities of equipment suppliers, including acceptance tests, production implementation and aftercare
  • Define and execute cost improvement - and outsourcing projects. Use actively risk management tools (FMEA)
  • Apply standard working procedures and supplier base mgt tools and methods including DFSS improvement tools
  • Apply and improve knowledge- and competence management activities
  • Active cooperation with team members and management


Philips Drachten develops and produces electrical shaving devices, the industrialization requires highly advanced production processes and are characterized as dynamic and innovative.

You are part of a multifunctional project team as member of the NPI (New Product Introduction) organization. The NPI department provides the high volume industrialization at Philips Drachten and is situated between the supply and innovation department.


You will be working with a team of international colleagues in which you can be sure of a healthy work-life balance. We will also reward your effort and achievements with an attractive salary and fringe benefits. You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. A quick summary of our terms of employment:

  • Fixed, competitive fixed salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • 24 day's paid holiday and 8% holiday allowance
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Continuous challenging projects in the technology sector
  • Intensive and personal guidance
  • Opportunity to participate in a personal coaching programme
  • Inspiring master classes
  • Specialised training courses or a complete training programme

Candidate profile

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Preferred language Dutch & English
  • Analytical/problem solving
  • Independent acting
  • Result driven
  • Open communication to all organizational levels.

Experienced or willing to learn:

  • Micro assembly
  • Joining technics
  • Laser welding


  • Interfacing handling and processing
  • Application of vision systems
  • Application of advanced measuring and control systems
  • Application of analysing tools and methods
  • Basic knowledge of Plastic moulding processes
  • Basic knowledge of decoration processes
  • Basic knowledge of data - and statistic analyses (Knowledge of Matlab/ Minitab)
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