Philips I&D Leader - Business Healthy Sleep Solutions in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

  • Collaborates with Business Leader & Product Director to design technical roadmaps to deliver on product / solution strategy

  • Provides guidance and input to Business Product Development teams as needed to align against the overall Business product / solution roadmap

  • Formulates and implements longer term vision/direction/strategy: steering the Innovation group to add maximum value to the business in the future. Content-wise inspires and contributes to cross-organizational strategy and project teams working on innovation themes and breakthroughs.

  • Ensures rigorous implementation of Quality standards in development platforms / processes / standards and technical architectures, assuring compliance against Quality & Regulatory set standards (including FDA standards) and driving to meet / exceed quality objectives

  • Manages capabilities of the department; to develop and maintain a long term view on the required competences and knowledge to introduce new technology. Ensures that there are adequate resources and tools at the proper time, is responsible for the technology and architecture in the department, and is responsible for maintaining and improving the department’s knowledge and expertise.

  • Ensures appropriate personnel management practices regarding recruitment and selection, adequate staffing, remuneration, performance appraisals, education and training, and management development policy.

  • Ensures an engaged, innovative, and inspiring working environment in the department by motivating, challenging, and coaching the department 's employees towards growth, manages and optimizes the innovative climate, stimulating entrepreneurship and driving engagement

  • Cooperates with relevant parties outside of the department. Works across the borders of the own department – e.g formulate strategies or project proposals across department borders, cooperating with other department heads, programs and the business. Establishes a network with relevant players; scientific relations outside of the department and with the business - on all topics, and actively using this network to obtain input on technological developments, identifying trends and opportunities.