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Philips Project manager Industrialization in Best, Netherlands


In this role you have to opportunity to

Drive the industrialization plan and represent operations in the development-team to complement business goals and the supply chain & manufacturing strategy.

As Project Manager Industrialization, you are in the lead for the execution and release of new product introductions (NPI) in the supply chain & manufacturing (design transfer) with minimal disruption of actual production.

You are responsible for

  • NPI industrialization of all Operations & Manufacturing Deliverables to meet Schedule, Cost, and Quality Requirements;

  • Leading, and cooperating with, an Operations project team including engineering, purchasing, logistics and manufacturing;

  • Identifying and Driving manufacturing/engineering/value chain improvements during product development projects & transfer projects and drive product improvements with regard to variety, cost, quality and failure rate, implementing Design for X (manufacturing, supply chain, etc.) principles;

  • Identifying the impact of new products on the current supply chain architecture and manufacturing concepts in order to develop the required architecture and solutions, initiate the deployment and define guidelines and execute implementation;

  • Managing suppliers to define the supply chain and manufacturing concepts of new products with optimal landed costs

  • Driving make/buy decisions and be involved in supplier selection process, operational excellence of project execution to achieve first time right predictable project execution;

You are part of

The Philips Digital and Computational Pathology organization (DCP). DCP is creating disruptive innovative products and services to the pathology labs worldwide. For Philips this is a new area within healthcare, which gives opportunities for market growth in new and existing customers. It completes the oncology care cycle the Philips Healthcare provides to customers. DCP is a growing organization from an emerging business into a mature Healthcare BIU.

You will report to the Service Innovation Manager and work closely together with engineering, purchasing, logistics, supply chain and manufacturing

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

  • Bachelor/Master degree in a technical field (Mechanics/Electronics, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain) and minimally 3-5 years’ experience in the relevant domain.

  • Conceptual thinking capabilities (Translate Global Architecture to requirements and Design and determine production impact) AND hands-on can-do mentality.

  • Profound understanding of PPAP, process FMEA’s, design reviews, process validation and knowledge of production process design and a solid knowhow of Logistics/Supply Chain.

  • Ability to lead a team of professionals through the product introduction cycle

  • Fluency in Dutch and English language

  • Experienced with Lean (problem solving) techniques

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?

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