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Philips Overview

Andover, MA
10000+ employees
1891
Company - Public (PHG)
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health spectrum from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. We leverage advanced ... Read more

Mission: At Philips, we strive to make the world a healthier and more sustainable place through meaningful innovation. Our goal is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We will be the best place to work for people who share our passion. Together we will deliver ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#98)

Company Updates

  • Crafting a resume is a tricky job, but there are ways to make your skills stand out. Philips recruiters offer 20 essential resume tips to help with taking that next big step in your career.
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    Think you know how to write the perfect resume - Philips

    While writing a resume is undoubtedly challenging, there are certain CV faux pas that can be easily avoided to improve your application and chances for landing the job you want. Whether that means omitting third person or submitting two pages, the strongest resume shines a light on your unique skills and experience with succinct clarity.

  • For Philips’ Marketing Manager Charlene Wong advocating for good oral hygiene is all in a day’s work towards the goal of improving the health of billions of people around the world. But her job at Philips has had a life-changing impact on her too.

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    Innovation in oral healthcare: Beyond healthy teeth

    Innovation in oral healthcare: Beyond healthy teeth

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Philips – Why Work For Us?


"Technology became a part of my life, and I realized it can be a very personal part of everyone's life." ck Andrade

Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerald Philips started a small lightbulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did.

Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team.    We have over 17,000+ amazing people in North America but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while transforming themselves personally and professionally. 

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.    

Progress happens outside of your comfort zone. Working at Philips isn’t just about the next stage in your career as a professional. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways, as it did for Harold both personally and professionally.  Challenge yourself at Philips so we can improve the world together with technology. 

Don't just make a living. Make a difference. Working at Philips as an intern or early-career professional isn’t just about starting your first ‘serious’ job. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways.  You'll meet and be mentored by the people that will help shape you professionally, but also on a personal level.  Start your career with Philips as we improve the world together with technology. 

"Your boss is the person who supports you in your short-term goals, but also in your long-term goals. It's a team.” Sofia Rasys

Create a legacy.   What you do every day can contribute to the innovative health technologies and solutions we develop that make a positive impact on billions of people every year. Including you.

You may lead a business. Or your strategic insight could kick off Philips' entry into a new market. You might manage a partnership with healthcare providers so medical specialists can work with greater confidence and speed. Perhaps you could transform our portfolio in the personal care market so that our products have an even greater impact on the world's health.  

Our executives work on this scale every day. There are so many unforeseen ways you can leave a lasting legacy at Philips. 

Don’t just answer emails, answer deep human needs. Imagine going to work every day knowing that your daily accomplishments will directly shape the products, solutions, and services improving sustainability, health and wellness solutions and used by billions of people around the world. A long-lasting career at Philips is about building new products and building a healthier society. So what types of game-changing innovation have our people delivered recently?  Here are just a few...  

  • Brush Busters, a gamified app for our connected Sonicare toothbrush that helps kids brush their teeth regularly
  • At home devices that allow remote monitoring of patients without the need for hospital stays or visits
  • uGrow, an app that tracks the growth path of babies, providing advice to mothers on care

To learn more about how we are delivering innovation that matters in North America, click here. Or to join us, introduce yourself to our talent community by completing a short profile on Philips Talent Newsflash

Philips Reviews

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    "Great place to work with interesting engineering projects."

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    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Carlsbad, CA
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Philips full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I work with a great group of people in Carlsbad, CA.

    Cons

    Pay raises as small and promotions slow. Lateral move opportunities are also not abundant.

    Advice to Management

    We have had some turn-over in managers, and the new executive team is doing a great job.

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Philips Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Philips in May 2018.

    Interview

    There were totally 4 rounds of interview,
    1. Introduction and coding round - In this basic data structure was asked
    2. Machine Learning round(was given a project to complete) - was given a project they were looking at how I handled data.
    3. Resume round - They wanted to learn more about my background especially in machine learning
    4. HR interview

    Interview Questions

    • Implement merge sort and quick sort, explain its working with an example   Answer Question
    • How do you implement undo and redo(what data structure would you use)?   Answer Question
    • Web scrape and build a ML model to predict rating from an e - commerce website   Answer Question
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Philips Awards & Accolades

  • Best Place to Work for Recent Grads, Experience™ a ConnectEDU company, 2013
  • 50 Happiest Companies in America, CareerBliss, 2013
  • Top 100 Global Innovators, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • Veteran Friendly Employer, Veteran Recruiter, 2013
  • Top 50: World's Most Attractive Employers, Universum, 2013
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