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Philips Design Quality Director in Best, Netherlands

null In this role, you have the opportunity to

be part of the Quality & Regulatory team and working on projects with focus on improvement of product reliability and quality. Also, improve critical processes for meeting regulation requirements and improving compliance.

To manage Design Quality Assurance technical leadership and oversight to ensure compliance with Quality System and regulations that govern product development activities within the Image Guided Therapy Systems Business Unit. You are managing a team of about 12 people (located in Best and 2 people in India). This position in mainly strategy driven and we need a people manager for this challenging position!

You are responsible for

  • Ensuring that appropriate quality plans are made that include all stages of the life cycle of the product and supports Quality Plan design

  • Driving Product reliability improvements in New projects to meet Quality Norm

  • Validating key design inputs like: usability, reliability, performance, supportability, manufacturability, localizability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability and costs

  • Providing effective oversight of the execution of the Quality Plan, any Risk Management activities, and of all design related activities during the product/system lifecycle

  • Performing independent technical assessment on product quality performance and post-market product quality analysis

  • Can Lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing

  • Using post-market analytics and statistics to report on product quality performance in the field (provide feedback to manufacturing, suppliers or design teams) and initiates field actions when required

  • Acting as a single point of contact (person assigned to project team) responsible to ensure that hardware design meets quality and compliance standards for every milestone

  • Responsible for building and leading a Quality Engineering competence: organizing, leading Quality Engineering activities on organization unit level.

You are a part of

IGT System Q&R team. This team consists of various functions Quality and Regulatory and you will work closely with these functions based on specific projects. You will be part of the global Philips Q&R organization and will be reporting to the Q&R head of IGT Systems.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Quality and Regulatory with some medical device experience is a requirement

  • A Masters or Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Quality or Business Management

  • Product Quality, Quality assurance and Design control experience is a requirement

  • Experience in a larger multinational company is required

  • Leadership experience and good change management and influencing skills (required)

  • Strong strategical skills is a must

  • Ability to train, coach and motivate people.

  • Enthusiastic and able to act on own initiative

  • Excellent organizational skills to lead and track deliverables

  • Strong influencing skills; power of persuasion, perseverance, getting things done mentality.

  • Experience/certified in project & change management

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A market conform salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.