Philips PCBA technology expert in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Do you want to support Philips businesses globally with your excellent PCBA engineering skills and insights and be the expert that successfully drives design assessments and audits?

Philips challenges you to use your PCBA engineering expertise to model, design and implement some of the world’s most innovative medical products.

As a PCBA Technology Expert you apply your expertise and the latest technologies to define & drive company-wide PCBA technologies that can realize major quality improvements and significant cost savings.

Your responsibilities

Your key focus in this position is on PCBA design assessments and structural improvements, in global cooperation with the Philips businesses and Contract Manufacturers.

  • Development and application (processes and systems) of PCBA design assessments (in cooperation with the Philips businesses and the Contract Manufacturers).

  • PCBA technology design rule management (in cooperation with the Philips businesses and the Contract Manufacturers).

  • Play an instrumental role in defining End-to-End (E2E) PCBA technology management and actively support Philips businesses globally.

  • Create a long term vision and strategy to optimize the PCBA technologies and services provided to the businesses.

  • Advise Philips management on technical and regulation related PCBA issues.

  • Define PCBA services in alignment with the Philips businesses and corporate programs to support E2E component management.

  • Provide technical support to your team on PCBA technologies

  • Actively support improvement of PCBA design-methods and way-of-working.

  • Establish a network with relevant stakeholders and actively participate in expert networks both within Philips and externally in own professional field.

Your team

Philips Innovation Services is a corporate group within Philips HealthTech, consisting of approximately 1000 passionate professionals in the field of Consulting, Engineering and other innovation services.

Your group Electronic Design Services (EDS) is a part of Reliability Solutions and consists of a team of about 25 highly skilled technical professionals in the field of Electronic Design and Electromagnetic Compatibility. This EDS group plays an instrumental role in establishing and leading a Philips business-wide Component Management Platform and an engineering design environment for PCB design. In the field of the electromagnetic competency the EDS group offers consultancy and “design for” services on Electromagnetic Compatibility.

Your customers are internal Philips businesses which are located all over the world. You report directly to the EDS Group Leader.

Our offer

As a PCBA Technology Expert we offer you challenging career opportunities in a world class innovative environment.

  • An inspiring work environment that is international and multidisciplinary oriented, with a variety of customers and projects.

  • Stimulating challenges across a wide range of application domains, from developing state-of-the-art medical devices, to pioneering the latest connected health systems, giving you the opportunity to expand your professional experience and exploit your talents to the full.

  • The opportunity to improve and create reliable products all over the world for a global leading-brand company that is dedicated to improving people’s lives.

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between €67000,-and €86000,- (including personal benefits package)

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

  • BSc/MSc degree in Electrical Engineering or other relevant area of expertise

  • At least 5-10 year hands-on experience in relevant PCBA technologies.

  • Experience in application, maintenance and enhancement of design rules.

  • Hands-on experience in Design Reviews, including processes and reporting.

  • Worked with Contract Manufacturers regarding their technology processes and tools like Valor and/or Cam350.

  • Strategic and analytical skills/ conceptual thinker and process oriented: ability to see and develop the bigger picture (strategy).

  • Strong influencing-, convincing-, and communications skills, a bridge builder.

  • Ability to transform data into improvement actions and KPIs.

  • Fluent in English, verbal and written, local language (Dutch) nice-to-have.

  • Pro-active, can-do attitude, team player.

  • Decisive and entrepreneurial attitude.

  • Willing to travel.


If you recognize yourself in this profile and want to be part of Electronic Design Services in a global innovative environment, please upload your resume and motivation letter.

Please note that the closing date of this vacancy is November 30th 2016.

For further information please contact

After a pre-selection process based on your resume you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment and/or business interviews. The interviews will take place in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.