At heart, Philips is an innovation company: we are determined to be a company of ‘All Talents’ to fulfill our terrific potential and deliver on our goal to improve the lives of three billion people a year by 2025. - Frans van Houten, CEO
Embrace the unexpected
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 inclusive, passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team.
We have over 74,000 brilliant people around the world 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.
Serving a greater purpose
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. Because you'll find when you work at Philips that your professional and personal lives often intersect in unexpected and fulfilling ways.
We're at our best when you are you
We offer a variety of benefits and health programs to help keep you strong, mentally and physically. This helps you perform to the best of your ability at work, while also making you more able to manage the rest of your busy life.
Just one example is our flexible working policy, so you can balance home and work commitments in a way that maintains productivity. We're serious about offering an inclusive workplace that is both engaging and which leads to personal growth. In fact, we believe that by providing the right environment, with the experience you have, you can continuously grow as a professional as well as a person.
A surprising career path
We offer incredible career challenges. Stimulating and satisfying work, inspiring colleagues, leading multi-disciplinary teams, extensive learning resources, the freedom to flourish, developing meaningful products and solutions… Working at Philips means all this and much more.
What you also encounter as a Philips employee is a significant element of the unexpected. Your career may take a new direction. You may be presented with opportunities and responsibilities you never dreamt of having. Or you may discover that the impact of the work that you do is far greater than you could ever have imagined.
We want our organization to mirror the society in which we operate, to foster an inclusive working environment where people are valued and accepted for their uniqueness. Having a workplace where everyone can be themselves is an essential part of our belief as an employer - that our company is at its best when our people are at their best. Thus, we embrace inclusion in the broadest sense and commit to transparency, fairness, and integrity for all.
•We have publicly committed to grow the percentage of our women in senior leadership to 25% by 2020, and have activated a number of leader-led strategies to achieve this.
•To optimize our gender parity levels, we have implemented practices to ensure that we always hire and promote the most qualified candidate for a specific role.
•Inclusive culture and leadership is required to maximize benefit from diversity. Therefore we have proactive strategies in place to minimize bias in process and outcomes.