Systems Engineer

Job TitleSystems Engineer

Job Description

Your challenge

As a Systems Engineer at Philips Oral Healthcare, you are accountable for ensuring the product development team follows the V-model process to ensure products exceed consumer expectations and are reliable in the field. You are responsible for the correct translation of business and user requirements into system requirements. In addition, you team up with subject matter experts to set correct module requirements and you are responsible for the system verification strategy. By bringing fantastic oral healthcare products to market, you will help consumers achieve a lifetime of better overall health and ensure the continued growth of an already thriving business!

Primary responsibilities include:

  1. Translating business and user requirements to system requirements.

  2. Developing the verification strategy and reviewing verification results to confirm system requirements are met

  3. Developing and following on the system design FMEA that feeds into the module design FMEAs.

  4. Setting up the database that is used by the project team to document outputs of the V-model process.

  5. Communication of V-model maturity during product development to management.

Your team

As a Systems Engineer, you will be joining the newly formed Systems Engineering team in the Innovation & Development department of Philips Oral Healthcare. The Systems Engineering team was formed in 2015 to strengthen implementation of the V-model process and deliver first time right product launches.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be a part of the core team of a new product development project. Throughout the project, you will frequently interact with the Project Manager, Marketing Manager, and Product Researcher, as well as a variety of technical subject matter experts both locally and internationally.

Our offer

At Philips Oral Healthcare, we offer you the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of people across the world by improving both their oral health and their systemic health by reducing their risk for heart disease. You will also get to work in a growing business with highly motivated colleagues from all over the world.

As a Systems Engineer at Philips Oral Healthcare you will develop a thorough understanding of the development processes in use at Philips. This, in combination with being part of a growing business within an international organization, brings many opportunities within and outside of the Innovation & Development department of Philips Oral Healthcare.

We are looking for strong candidates with the following skills, background and competencies:

Basic requirements

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Biomedical Engineering.
  • 3 years' experience in a product development environment:
  • Building requirement management focus using DOORS or a similar system [preferred]
  • Ensuring product development compliant to Subpart C of the Quality System Regulation [preferred]
  • 3 + experience in application of Design for Six Sigma methods and tools.
  • Communication and presentation skills:
  • documents data / decisions in a detailed and structured way
  • tailors way to best present information to audience
  • presents complex technical data in a concise way
  • Functional competencies:
  • Fact Based
  • Uses logic to solve problems
  • Analyzes problems skillfully

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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