FEM Technologist

  • Aanbod Max. € 80,000
  • Functiegroep Finance, Engineering, Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8597000
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

Great opportunity to be responsible for building up and maintenance of the knowhow in the specific field of expertise, by participating in or performing technology or advanced competence development projects, and for building up and maintenance of an in- and external network. Observe, based on the knowhow in his/her specific field of expertise, opportunities for new projects and develops these projects in co-operation with others involved.


You are responsible for:

  • Contributing to Mechatronic Products and Equipment Creation projects by performing Finite Element Analyses
  • Supporting the development of products and equipment using numerical methods. This will require interaction with the mechanical engineering team using your thorough knowledge of and several years’ experience with ANSYS software and MATlab/Simulink
  • As an expert within the FEM competence team, help building the FEM competence within Philips Innovation Services
  • Initiating project proposals in agreement with all relevant stakeholders
  • Participating in projects or leading projects, realizing the agreed deliverables
  • Continuously challenging the theory and develops application knowhow in the specific field of expertise
  • Judging the possibilities of reusing existing knowledge and the needs to develop new applications

You are part of
Mechatronics is a department within Philips Innovation Services, in which five competence groups focus on delivering diverse high level technological contributions to Mechatronics projects. Technological contributions within projects include system architecture and integration, concept development, design of electro-magnetic actuators, acoustics, tribology and FEM.


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.

This specific vacancy is Philips Innovation Services (PInS). Philips Innovation Services has a wide range of disciplines and know-how to support our customers in bringing their innovations to market, as fast and as efficiently possible. Over 600 colleagues benefit from decades of experience supporting customers in Philips Businesses, Philips Research and hundreds of companies outside Philips.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Chance to become a direct Philips employee after secondment period
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • To work in a dynamic and driven team in which you can grow and gain experience in a multinational environment
  • Working for a world player can help you to further your career


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or Applied Physics
  • 3-5 years of experience with Finite Element Analysis
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with ANSYS software
  • Ability to make fast assessments based on simplified methods on correctness of complex FEM approaches
  • Understanding of product and equipment design and Mechatronic Systems
  • Passion for technology, interest in applications
  • Willingness to develop your career to become a high level expert in Finite Element Methods
  • A customer centric attitude, interest in executing R&D projects for customers
  • You are flexible and cooperative. Has a pragmatic, creative, flexible attitude with a result driven, can-do mentality
  • Excellent communication skills, professional level of written and verbal communication in English