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Philips Domain Functional Expert (DFE) - Product PLM in Bangalore, India


The Domain Functional Expert (DFE) - Product PLM is an expert in the product lifecycle data management fully understanding the data structure and able to translate/connect it to other business applications like ERP (like SAP) and Business Intelligence platforms (like QlikView).

In close cooperation with other data, IT and business experts the PLM data will be improved and used for optimizing the business operation and realizing value add business insights.

Critical experience

  • Product Lifecycle Data Management expertise

  • Indepth knowledge of data structure in PTC Windchill

  • Hands on SAP and BI experience, e.g. Target source/mapping, data migration, data cleansing, report creation is a plus

  • Experience with data quality systems , eg. Trillium , IDQ is a plus


  • Understand the business impact, IT impact and EIM impact of the data and the solution alternatives

  • Good knowledge and experience of business context: E2E processes and data model, data quality framework, data management operations for a the product data domain

  • Good structure and communication skills: with the data migration team, with EIM and with the business; Strong team player

  • Good analytical skills and experience in data profiling and analysis: Attention to details and determination to get things done in time and in quality


  • Freeze scope for data migration with the business: Source systems and objects, Relevancy rules, source rules, data object ownership matrix completed by business; Responsible to document and validate these inputs in the data requirements specification document.

  • Design and validate value mapping with business, incl. transformation, harmonization rules (+reconciliation for finance) with support DME.

  • Execute data cleansing based on rules by BIEs and data construction, engaging with business and BPEs.

  • Support DME to execute the technical design and build of the mapping and in upload file preparation :carries-out data quality check before load. Perform data qualification:

  • Analyze Pre- and post-load reports with the DME : resolve mismatch and exceptions, trigger BIE or BPE or IT BA for solution definition in their areas of responsibility

  • Act as defect log first reviewer to confirm allocation of defect to relevant owners

  • Validate with business through dedication review sessions, involving BPEs or IT Bas or BIEs

  • Supports the BIE and BPE during change control process of design/Build Scrums: identify key impact on data.

  • Reaches out to BIE to make design decision on target data model and rules and implement changes to functional mapping and migration rules.