Senior System Engineer

  • Vakgebied Research & Development
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10017353
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

The Philips business cluster Personal Health delivers innovative consumer products and services for personal well-being. Our brand promise is to deliver innovation that matters - meaning that our solutions are caring, innovative & impactful. We built on a deep understanding of people's needs and aspirations in order to create innovations helping consumers achieve their lifestyle ambitions.


Our IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Innovation & Development team is part of Personal Health delivering innovative solutions in the domain of light-based hair removal. We are responsible for new product and service introductions – from the first sketch to industrialization as well as lifecycle management. By doing so, the team is driving the business growth and bringing exciting and differentiating propositions to the market. As Senior Systems Engineer, you deliver high quality (parts of) our IPL products, by meeting user and business requirements, managing complexity, taking technical leadership and managing stakeholders.

We are maintaining our current portfolio of household devices while developing our first "medical product". The person we are looking for must be able to work on all parts of our process, from early advanced development to the final product test reports, and to support industrialization

  • Development of medical products or products in another strongly regulated industry
  • Ensuring full product safety risk management in a regulation compliant manner
  • Design for Six Sigma: being trained and having applied the approach to produce robust designs
  • Lifecycle management


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.


  • Good employee benefits
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


  • A Master's degree in Electronics, Mechatronics, Physics or (Bio)Mechanical Engineering or a comparable subject
  • At least 5 years of experience in a lead engineer role, managing complexity across involving multiple domains 
  • A track record of projects you have driven to success
  • Sound knowledge of and experience with modeling / simulation methods & tools
  •   Solid experience with consumer product development
  • Strong experience with requirements management tools
  • The capability to translate user and business requirements into product requirements and high level product design
  • Check and optimize integration and verification
  • Experience with root-cause analysis of production problems and consumer complaints
  • A strong quality mindset: you are committed to ensure product performance, (regulatory) compliance and reliability
  • Abstract, analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills (English)
  •   Motivation skills and persuasiveness
  • Good collaboration skills, since you will be working with many disciplines and people from various companies across the world