Life Cycle Management Mechanical/Product Engineer

  • Aanbod Max. € 50,000
  • Functiegroep Engineering, Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8011200
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Consumer Goods

Over deze vacature

For the Life Cycle Management at Philips Avent (M&CC), YER is recruiting a Mechanical Engineer.


The LCM Mechanical team is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining the technical product documentation during the lifecycle phases of innovative products. They optimize and update existing product concepts within cross-functional teams including the marketing/sales and manufacturing organizations. The Life Cycle Management team analyses product issues in the market (root-cause analysis of both production problems and consumer complaints) and takes corrective actions if required, by defining and executing changes on existing products. They are responsible to make sure that any design change meets the requirements by means of tolerance analysis, material selection, stress and deformation calculations, simulations, validation and verification. The key responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer are:

  • Responsible for creating and managing the configuration of products and maintaining the Technical Product Documentation in the product PLM system
  • You define, create, update and maintain the technical product documentation including 3-D models and 2-D drawings, BOM structure, Design History Files and Device Master Records
  • You apply critical thinking to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • You implement new product introduction into Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and/or translate change requests coming from a Life Cycle management project into ECO
  • Review changes on Bill of Materials as well as Technical Product Documentation together with lead engineers, packaging engineers or supply development engineers


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.

The Innovation Site Eindhoven is a dynamic innovation site for medical B2C products, part of Innovation & Development (I&D). The Innovation Site focuses on the development of medical and non-medical endorsed lifestyle products, and is responsible for the development and realization of new product propositions within Philips strategy. We are looking at a very challenging growth task to bring faster and more new ideas to the global market.

One of the key growth areas at the Innovation Site Eindhoven is the Mother and Child Care (M&CC) category. The M&CC team is committed to supporting parents and their babies, giving them the best start in life to set the stage for healthy futures.

The Mother & Childcare set-up is international, with supply centres and strategic suppliers spread around the world. The primary working location for this position is the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. You report to Group Lead LCM Mechanical Engineering, Packaging and TPD.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension)
  • Attractive salary
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • 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


  • Bachelor or Master in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechatronic Engineering
  • 2-5 years of relevant engineering experience is required in the fields like consumer goods, fast moving goods, toys, automotive, consumer electronic devices and medical devices
  • Experience with technical product data management (Bill of material, drawings)
  • Experience in writing product development-related technical documentation (e.g. test plan, test reports, technical risk analysis, etc.)
  • Experience with products physical testing and FEM analysis (e.g. Ansys)
  • Experience with injection-molded plastic parts design and tolerance analysis for mass production
  • Track record in using Pro-Engineer
  • Experience with Windchill is an advantage
  • Preferably you are familiar with Design for Six Sigma methodology

Personal skills:

  • Team player
  • Planning and prioritizing own work
  • Customer focused and a quality-oriented mind set
  • Able to identify product and users related risks
  • Assertive: make sure that procedures and standards are duly followed
  • Eager to learn and improve the way of working
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in parallel
  • Fluent in English (writing and talking)
  • Experience in communicating with a diversity of stakeholders
  • Accurate in writing and verbal communication
  • Strong problem solving skills