Philips Lighting Development Engineer, LED Electronics (L2Win) in Tijuana, Mexico
Apart from the exciting technology & great benefits package, we offer an open team environment enabling the team to exchange ideas and come up with innovative solutions. You will operate within a self-propelling regional product creation team, with exposure to customers, manufacturing and our global R&D organization. We are looking for someone with the ambition to grow his technical and leadership skills within this team. This will provides future opportunities within the team, local R&D site or other parts of the global lighting organization.
The team consists of development engineers and technicians developing new LED L2 solutions for the Lighting Industry. It is part of the R&D Organization of Philips Global LED Electronics Business Unit. (which is under Philips BG LED and part of the Philips Lighting Sector). The Philips LED Electronics Business Unit is in a tremendous growth phase and the business in North America grew by almost 50% last year. Important stakeholders are global team members of R&D, Product Management, Marketing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and of course business partners, OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers such as Fixtures/Luminaires makers), and end-users such as Lighting designers, building owners, energy managers etc.
What We Are Looking For
We are looking for an individual that is;
Results-oriented and have a sense of urgency
Organizational talent, team player
Power of persuasion, able to convey enthusiasm
Able to estimate & take calculated risks
Able to perform in a dynamic environment
Ability to learn and adapt quickly and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work with global teams and a willingness to travel
Responsible for the electrical / integral design.
Responsible for the technical project execution of LED L2 designs. Is responsible for implementation and realization according to the project plan (specification, quality, time, money, information) and organization
Delivers the TPD (technical product documentation) and needed Quality results
Organizes & reports a technical risk review; tackles risks with appropriate mitigation
Reports technical progress including escalation of issues and risks
Gives input for the project plan to the Integral Project Manager
Creates tasks, plans and follows up technical team
Advises the IPM on deviations and corrective actions
Arranges timely availability of customer samples in the project.
Gives feedback to the architect on manufacturability of the concept
As the development Engineer you interface to the different functions within our organization, one of the key challenges would be to execute multiple projects within a short time frame, with the right quality and cost. Another key challenge will be drive improvement activities to further strengthen our team and improve project through put.
1-5 years’ experience in a similar job or in electronic product creation (from concept to mass production) and in directing (small) projects in relevant technological areas with a short product lifecycle.
Mechanical, optical, thermal or and electronic engineering knowledge
Basic knowledge of project management methods and tools
Knowledge of LED components and relevant area of application (LED Lighting systems)
Knowledge of different Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) and PCB layouts using electronic components is a plus
Green belt knowledge on Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and/or Value Engineering is a plus
Experience in working effectively with remote teams and/or foreign suppliers (Mexico) will be considered as a plus
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.