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Sustaining Engineer | Best

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Philips Healthcare is looking for a Sustaining Engineer within the Sustaining Engineering Department. Philips Healthcare located in Best is one of the largest operations sites in Health Systems. Your part of Sustaining Engineering, a team which is responsible for processes within IGT/MR/SP&R/IC/RS. You will be working closely with the manufacturing and development department.


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  • As a Sustaining Engineer, you are going to write work instructions, monitor/maintain devices and tooling, instruct employees, implement and maintain production processes.
  • You will perform DEFOA/MOA Root cause analysis, creating and implementing structural solutions.
  • Providing structural solutions by initiating amendments such as problem reports (PR) and/or 8D forms.
  • Ensuring minimum disturbances (max.Yield) within production, in cooperation with teamleads, troubleshooters and development.
  • Preparation and introduction of product changes through Life Cycle Management/Business and NPI within production / systems.
  • The Sustaining Engineer participates as an expert in audits and executes Process Validation.
  • Providing input for the Manufacturing Engineer, to create a better way of working, after RFVD the Sustaining Engineer is accountable for improvements.
  • Analyzing of performance data with respect to products and processes (Six-sigma, SPC).
  • Defining and leading improvement projects for the assigned unit, to improve efficiency, product quality and test section (Green Belt).
  • Investigating escalation of production issues and complaints,.if needed together with development.


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

  • Bachelor degree in electronics/ mechatronics.
  • Experience within project management, quality management and quality systems. Preferably experience in the medical industry (ISO 9001, 13485, FDA requirements, audit planning and execution, FMEA, 8D, etc.).
  • Experience within Manufacturing or Engineering with high tech medical devices.
  • Preferably Green Belt or Lean certified.
  • A result driven and quality driven approach.
  • Communication skills (Dutch & English).
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