• Drachten
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
solliciteer via YACHT

NPI Molding Engineer

  • 24 oktober 2018
  • Drachten
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 24 oktober 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9059408

In this role, you have the opportunity to: 
Contribute to improve people’s Health & Well-being through meaningful innovation, by connecting Innovation and Industrialization in the technical area. Together with a project team, the molding engineer specifies and implements molding systems for mass manufacturing and as technical specialist, the molding engineer is responsible for the process and takes care that molding systems are performing against product and production requirements. 

You are responsible for: 
• Actively studying and informing about trends and new technologies of own technology area (including sustainability). 
• Specify and outsource process, tools and equipment. 
• Review activities of suppliers, implementation and provide aftercare. 
• Define and execute capex-, improvement- and outsourcing projects. Actively use risk management tools. 
• Apply and improve standard SWI procedures and supplier base management tools and methods. Develop and use of DFSS improvement tools. Support engineers regarding tools and methods. Apply lean manufacturing principles 
• Apply and improve knowledge- and competence management for own activities.  

You are part of: 
The NPI team in Drachten. NPI develops & realizes world-class industrialization solutions with passion for Shavers, Grooming and other Philips products. NPI plans and implements integral architecture for product, process and supply chain to improve cost agility, time to market, volume mix flexibility & sustainability. 
NPI develops partnerships (Turn Key suppliers) to speed up innovation and use their knowledge & state of the art technologies resulting in fast & smooth product launches. 

NPI implements robust sustainable processes and equipment by applying Standard Work Industrialization and DFSS. We apply Lean Excellence principals in everything we do, by strong and competent teams: 
• Manage competences (e.g. training & job rotation) 
• Attract and develop divers talent 
• Apply knowledge management 


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience 
• Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical engineering 
• Experience in injection molding 
• Six Sigma or DMAIC trained (Green Belt) 
• Good analytical and conceptual skills 
• Decisive, result driven and creative team player 
• Ability to influence stakeholders and team up with others 
• Proactive approach, can-do mentality and hands on way of working. 
• Can work autonomously and in teams 


Yacht will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Royal Philips of the Netherlands is a diversified technology company focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare.

Within Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Drachten you’ll find two of the largest innovation sites of Philips globally. With over 2.000 colleagues from over 35 different nationalities, it’s an inspiring environment to work in.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Elske Jager via telefoonnummer 06-38328799

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