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Philips Drachten
Philips Drachten

Philips Drachten has been located in Drachten since 1950 and is one of the largest Philips development and production centers in Europe. Here more than 2000 enthusiastic colleagues from all parts of the world work together on Personal Health products that improve people's lives.

On this site you will find both R&D and production. The products that are being worked on are shavers, Philips Avent Mother & Childcare products (pacifiers and bottles), OneBlades, Ladyshaves, beard trimmers, Wake-up Lights and parts for electric toothbrushes (Sonicare).

Health and sustainability in one

Philips strives to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation and has set itself the goal of improving the lives of 2.5 billion people per year by 2030.

Our vacancies

Assistant Production Manager – Philips – Drachten

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  • HBO
  • Undetermined time
In this position you have the opportunity. As an Assistant Production Manager you are responsible for the daily management of one or more teams. You actively take the lead with regard to opportunities for improvement. As an Assistant Production Manager you come into contact with all facets of an operational organization such as organizing…

Maintenance Technician

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  • MBO
  • Undetermined time
In this position you have the opportunity to take responsibility for the improvement of maintenance on production machines. It concerns, among other things, improvements in safety, yield, costs, quality and/or efficiency. You are responsible for Planning and executing various maintenance activities and performing troubleshooting activities. Devising and realizing improvements to machines to improve the state…

Internship: Photorealistic 3D Rendering

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  • HBO / WO
  • 6 months, starts March 2022
Location: Drachten (preferred but suitable for remote work)Type: InternshipLength: 6 months Time: 40 hours/weekExpected Start Date: March 2022 Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow. But it's not just what…

Professional Operator

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  • MBO
  • Undetermined time
In this position you have the opportunity to be responsible for setting up, adjusting and adjusting and operating the production lines for the production of (parts of) shaving systems and razors. In addition to producing and assembling, you are the point of contact in your team for assistance with malfunctions, you carry out repairs and fulfill…

Project Management Office Manager – Philips – Drachten

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  • HBO / WO
  • Undetermined time
In this role, you have the opportunity to Philips Drachten is a dynamic organization that designs and realizes consumer products by, developing and utilizing world-class industrialization solutions. As one of the leading innovation and manufacturing sites of Philips, the Philips factory in Drachten is constantly strving to improve performance of products and process for multiple…

Health & Safety Engineer

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  • HBO / WO
  • Undetermined time
In this role, you have the opportunity to strengthen the HSSE team of the Philips manufacturing and innovation site in Drachten. The HSSE team is responsible for supporting site and line management in fulfilling their HSSE responsibilities, coordinating specific processes, assessing HSSE risks, evaluating HSSE performance and identifying legal and other requirements. you will work…

Assistant Production Manager

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  • HBO
  • Undetermined time
Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow. But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things…

Manufacturing Financial Controller

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  • HBO/WO
  • Undetermined time
In this role, you have the opportunity to Drive and grow business value by setting and achieving financial and strategic targets for the factory. You ensure financially sound decision making by participating in the Management Team, to deliver meaningful interpretation and decision support based on services and analytics. You ensure sound business control and adhere…

Mechanic / Allround Mechanic – Philips – Drachten

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  • MBO
  • Undetermined time
In this role, you have the chance to pick up Improvement of Machines and Equipment in addition to resolving Disruptions. The improvements include safety, yield, quality, efficiency of our production machines and improvements in working methods within our own OTD organization. This is a position with a lot of diversity in 5 shifts. As an Allround Mechanic/Mechanic you are…

Internship: Warehouse Modeling

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  • HBO/WO
  • 4-6 months/months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern/graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the Supply Chain Management at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on analysis of our transport and warehousing activities. Problem description of assignment Philips Drachten is becoming a multi business supplier. Growing rapidly with manufacturing new products for…

Internship: Model Based Engineering

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  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern/graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the Site Manufacturing Engineering department at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following graduate assignment. Problem description of assignment Philips is a company dedicated to improving lives through meaningful innovation, which makes quality vital in everything…

Intern/graduate assignment: Loading unloading equipment & Gripping design shaver parts

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  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Problem description of assignment Currently the factory is managing high diversity of shaver part which needs to be handled. These parts all have different shapes and colors. On high level there are two principles of handling Automatically Manually Ad 1. Several handling methods have been developed and implemented. No standardization or architecture behind this automation….

Internship: Implement DMC requirements

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  • HBO/WO
  • 4-6 months/months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the SME team at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following graduate assignment.. Problem description of assignment Within production the system of traceability of (Product) parts needs to be improved for the full value chain . Already…

Internship: Improvement or hardening process

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  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the SME Coldforming team at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following (graduate) assignment. Problem description of assignment Philips Drachten is manufacturing shaving systems for the Philips shaver. The cap is a part of the shaving…

Internship: Factory of the future

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  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Factory of the future Problem description of assignment I4.0/digitalization is ongoing in the factory of Drachten. First successes are implemented To gain full potential of this new area we need a better understanding on what information and competences we need to shift to paperless operation. There is a hurdle to take to envision a paperless…

Internship: Calculation on tool failure at ColdForming

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  • HBO/WO
  • 4-6 months/months
You will be participating in the Support manufacturing engineering team at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following internal assignment. You will be supporting the metal forming team to develop the use of Ansys simulation in the tool design world. Within the tool design department, we try to understand more…

Internship: Big data for injection molding processes

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  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern/graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the Site Manufacturing Engineering department at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following graduate assignment. Problem description of assignment Big data is a field that treats ways to analyze, systematically extract information or deal with large data sets….

Internship: Automation of 3D measurement technology

  • dragons
  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern/graduate we're looking for? You will be participating in the Site Manufacturing Engineering department at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following graduate assignment. Problem description of assignment Philips is a company dedicated to improving lives through meaningful innovation, which makes quality vital in everything…

Craftsman operator

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  • MBO
  • Undetermined time
In this position you have the opportunity as an Operator, you apply the process parameters correctly and you are familiar with and have full knowledge of the execution of the processes, the methods of getting and keeping the production process in operation and Identifying abnormalities in the…

Manufacturing Cost Engineer

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  • MBO/HBO
  • Undetermined time
In this role, you have the opportunity to Join a team of engineers to drive improvements in one of the most advanced manufacturing sites of Europe. You will contribute to produce multi-millions of advanced products for Philips Royal. You are responsible for Youare passionate about optimizing the processes, maintaining cost price framework and supporting introduction…

(Graduate) Internship Mechanical/Business Engineering – Site Manufacturing Engineering

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  • 3 months
Your challenge Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern/ graduate intern we're looking for? You will be participating in the SKILL Shared ICD (Innovation Cluster Drachten) facility robotics lab in Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on one of the following assignments: Make a demonstrator for on (small) consumer goods packing with an ABB…

Allround Mechanic – Philips – Drachten

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  • MBO
  • Undetermined time
Within the Maintenance Technical Service (OTD) we are looking for motivated technicians who want to be responsible for carrying out maintenance and repairs on complex, accurate production machines. The machines are used in the dynamic and innovative production organization where parts for shavers are made. In this position you will have the opportunity to Improve Machinery and Equipment on…

Contact details

Oil mill street 5
9203 ZN Drachten