Sr. Staff Electrical Engineer

Job TitleSr. Staff Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Great innovations start with the people that are passionate and skilled enough to create them. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people’s lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.

Your Challenge

As part of the Home Respiratory Care Ventilation Research and Development group, the incumbent is responsible for leading the electrical engineering related tasks for the group. This includes coordinating with cross-functional project teams in support of development efforts for new product development projects and some continuous improvement efforts.

Outcomes: The successful candidate will:

Lead the discovery, adaptation and integration of new and existing technologies and create innovative, reliable and quality new product designs for Home Respiratory Care ventilation and secretion management products.

Be a highly motivated and self-disciplined individual possessing hands-on skills.

Successfully interact with other key group members in the Software, Mechanical, Design/Drafting and Manufacturing disciplines.

Provide technical expertise in the development and design of analog and sensor signal conditioning circuits, microprocessor systems, programmable and discrete digital logic, power supply circuitry, electrical/electronic interfacing systems and demonstrate a strong general understanding of embedded software systems and functionality.

Design, analyze and test circuits and overall systems to meet project requirements, regulatory safety requirements, EMC requirements, Philips Quality Management System requirements, manufacturability requirements, and internal hazards requirements.

Conduct design reviews and successfully interact with New Product Development, Purchasing, Marketing, Suppliers and technology leaders to achieve project and product objectives for safety, performance, manufacturability, reliability, cost, quality, and time to market.

Actively participate and present ideas, concepts, feasibility units, results and status during periodic R&D review meetings.

Behaviors: The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

Must be able to thrive in a fast paced, team oriented, new product development environment.

Job skills & knowledge

Full knowledge and understanding of the work responsibilities.

A consistent and aggressive commitment to the successful application of knowledge, skills, principles and practices that produce quality work and satisfied customers.

Continue to add new knowledge for personal and organizational growth.

Proactively share knowledge with others.


Ability to lead and motivate team members to overcome obstacles and achieve project goals.

Provide effective and clear direction to team members while empowering others to take decisive action to meet project goals.


A positive team-member, who listens to other opinions, accepts and uses suggestions for improvement and contributes to the overall team effort.

Ability to flex assignments in order to meet group objectives and milestones.

Innovation & change

While ensuring quality look for ways to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of the organization’s systems, processes and tools.

Be flexible to change what is not working well.

Ability to concurrently handle multiple project assignments.

Composure, conflict management, timely decision making, listening skills, self motivation, and perseverance are all requirements of this position.

Sound decision-making logic

Think logically and practically when evaluating solutions.

Use previous results as a method for learning and improving the quality of subsequent decisions.

Continuously questions and confirms results and recognizes when results are not in line with expectations.

Your Team

At Philips we are passionate about improving quality of life with solutions designed around the needs of customers and their patients. Innovation is driven by gaining insight to the needs of the people who use our sleep and respiratory solutions. This tradition of innovation, combined with our ability to anticipate market needs, has made Philips a global leader in the markets we serve.

Our Offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow

Philips’ dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

We are looking for


B.S in Electrical Engineering. Master of Science preferred.


Minimum of 10 years of related experience.

Experience utilizing a disciplined, structured and repetitive product engineering life cycle

Experience in the design of analog and digital circuitry, required.

Experience in the design and manufacture of electrical and electronic products, required.

Experience in the analysis of electronic components and systems required.

Experience with printed circuit board layout and testing techniques required.

Medical Device or regulated industry experience.

Understand EMC requirements.

Understand Safety standards.

Ready to start improving lives by putting your personal skills & passions to work? Apply Today! Not yet ready to apply? That’s okay! Learn more about us by joining our Talent Network on LinkedIn or following us on Twitter at @PhilipsJobsNA.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.



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