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Senior Product Developer




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You are responsible for translating complex consumer and business wishes into fully proven technical solutions and innovative products. As a Function Development Project Leader you are:

  • Leading the development of new functions in multi-disciplinary project teams of marketing, design and innovation professionals and liaising closely with Philips’ partners and supply base
  • Translating consumer needs into business propositions in conjunction with the marketing, consumer research and supply organization
  • Translating commercial, functional and aesthetic product requirements into technical concepts and solutions
  • Responsible for timely delivering of new functions with adequate performance, quality, reliability, safety, manufacturability and cost price
  • Supporting the business in the definition of the innovation strategy
  • Driving continuous improvement of our ways of working
  • Supporting and challenging individual team members to ensure their professional development

With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women’s health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor’s office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare’s unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.

You will be based in Drachten, the Netherlands. Our site in Drachten started in 1950 as a small factory and is nowadays one of the largest innovation and production sites of Philips Consumer Lifestyle. Approximately 2,000 employees of more than 35 nationalities are continuously working on new, innovative products and further improvement of our processes. This site has a surface area of 280,000 square meters. Our goal is being the best place to work for people who share our passion. You will become part of the Coffee team that consists of 55 enthusiastic innovation specialists.

As senior Function Development Project Leader you will ensure the success of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver validated innovative technical solutions fulfilling consumer or business needs.

We would like to meet you if you also meet the following criteria:

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering/Physics
  • At least 5 years of engineering experience in product development, preferably in a consumer/mass-production environment (experience in production/manufacturing is an advantage)
  • At least 3 years of experience in technical project management in an (international) business to consumer environment
  • Well-developed analytical skills and a fundamental understanding of innovation processes
  • Strong people management, communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Strength and transparency in decision making and fluency (verbal and written) in English

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Hogehilweg 116
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)20 697 50 11
Web Site: www.yer.nl
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