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Philips Hardware Manager IGT Devices in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Get to know that the average heart beats about 100.000 times daily.

And that more than 7 million people each year die from coronary heart disease – so, innovation, prevention, diagnosis and treatment is critical to reduce this number and improve the life of the patient.

At Philips Image Guided Therapies (IGT)-Devices we are working on industry leading solutions helping clinicians on deciding, guiding, treating and confirming the right therapy for each patient in real-time during image-guided therapies.

You are responsible for

Philips' IGT-Devices is looking for an experienced hardware manager. The successful candidate will be leading a team of highly educated and highly motivated analog, digital, mechanical and embedded software developers.

Key areas of responsibility;

  • Developing people, processes and ways of working to achieve operational / functional excellence to deliver consistently and in the most efficient way;

  • Leads and supervises budgets of resources, tools and training. Conducts resources portfolio management;

  • Ensures compliance with product lifecycle and hardware development procedures and processes as well as all applicable quality and regulatory requirements;

  • Content-wise encourages and supplies to cross-organizational strategy and project teams working on innovation themes and breakthroughs;

  • Ensures appropriate personnel management practices regarding recruitment and selection, adequate resource allocation / resource portfolio management, remuneration, performance appraisals, people development and organizational change;

  • Is responsible for partner / third party management;

  • Is responsible for removing impediment for the progress of the teams, and acts as escalation point e.g. for quality issues and SLAs;

  • Establishes operational excellence / functional excellence via multiple sources of initiatives;

  • Might align with client and other partners to coordinate work in the area of responsibility.

You are a part of

A very driven international cross-functional R&D team of the business unit Image Guided Therapy Devices. Your local team is in Best, The Netherlands, and you will collaborate with other teams globally. Thereby making it a multidisciplinary international endeavor, where flexibility is key. Read more about our cardiology solutions via our site. You will report into the Group Leader Consoles R&D, IGT Devices.

We collaborate in an open and informal way to drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion - delivering cutting edge technologies that tackle century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us!!!

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

  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or relevant technical degree;

  • 5 years experience in leading hardware teams, preferably in high-tech medical devices;

  • Familiar with advanced development, product development and life cycle management processes, preferably for hardware medical devices;

  • Building and maintaining strong hardware competencies and quality;

  • Empowering continuous improvement;

  • Strong in removing impediments;

  • Strong in collaboration with a broad variety of partners;

  • Shown track-record of deploying strategic hardware initiatives and working with third parties.

In return, we offer you

Our leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment. Likely to experience an exciting high stake, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

  • A competitive salary package incl. a variable bonus - based on Philips' results and personal performance;

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year and the option to purchase up to 20 extra days annually;

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, including a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • A 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.