Mechanic / Allround Mechanic – Philips – Drachten

Vacancy by Philips

  • Philips
  • dragons
  • MBO
  • Undetermined time

In this position you have the opportunity to

Improving machines and equipment in addition to solving 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 responsible for:

  • Performing mechanical and electrical preventive and corrective maintenance and solving process disruptions. You base this, among other things, on analysis of data, documentation, own observations and conversations with MC (mini company) members
  • Making proposals for improving resources and processes to the Maintenance Engineers
  • The technical condition of machines and maintenance standards. You do this, among other things, by supporting professional operators in their performance of preventive work
  • Learning from knowledge to increase the independence of the mini companies
  • Thinking and realizing improvements to machines to bring maintenance to a higher level. You make choices by using your own experience and analysis
  • Working independently within existing procedures, methods and techniques that will not always be conclusive
  • Working to a high standard of safety at work, for yourself and your colleagues

You are part of

The maintenance technical service (OTD) within the shaving heads factory. This is composed of shift mechanics and day shift mechanics who, together with production, keep the production machinery for producing shaving hoods in optimal condition.

To successfully fill this position, you must have the following skills and experience

  • A completed MBO level 4 or MTS education in the direction of electrical engineering, control technology, mechatronics or general operational technology (AOT)
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of (production) machines
  • Knowledge of maintenance system and methods
  • You are proactive, driven and creative and you think in solutions
  • You can work with standards and regulations
  • You speak Dutch fluently and you can read (at least) English and German comprehension

Recruitment Process

If you are interested in this role, read the full job description on the website and respond to the vacancy with your CV and motivation letter.

What we offer you

We offer you a route to a rewarding career. Philips is expanding its capabilities across the company. Success in this position in a complex environment will open many doors for your long-term career, both at other Philips units and otherwise. At Philips, we are also convinced that our company is at its best when our employees are too. That's why we offer excellent health benefits and access to local well-being activities.

Why Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job and contributes to a healthier society through meaningful work. We focus on improving the lives of 2.5 billion people every year by providing innovative solutions across the health spectrum. Our employees experience at various unexpected moments that their work and personal lives come together.

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