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Philips Senior Designer Computing platform / PPG Lead in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Shape the practically endless possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through image guided therapy.

You are responsible for

  • Managing a multidisciplinary product process group and team to execute maintenance activities according the processes for Quality Maintenance Control, type number control and engineering change for the computing platform

  • Sustaining a group of released computing platform products during the production and service life cycle

  • Maintaining the design history file and device master record, in order to enable product maintenance, to be protected against liabilities and comply with external regulations.

  • Solving availability and product quality issues in cooperation with customer service, manufacturing and supply chain in order to ensure that:

  • Products and spare parts can be manufactured and serviced until their End-of-Life date.

  • The quality of released products in the supply chain and installed base is maintained and improved and re-occurrence of problems is prevented.

  • To realize the agreed deliverables, product quality, timing within the maintenance budget.

  • To analyze quality data information from the installed base, manufacturing, suppliers and customers for the product group the PPG Lead is assigned to. To define preventive measures from this analysis and executes these to assure the quality of delivered and installed products meet the relevant Component Teams BBS targets.

You are a part of

The Business Unit Image Guided Therapy (IGT) is the leading innovator in image-guided interventional solutions. With our partners, we improve the health of patients and save lives, every day, everywhere!

Within the R&D department of IGT Best, the Image Chain Cluster has a simple and ambitious goal, to make the best Image Chain in the world. This includes X-Ray, imaging data processing, data & video networking and display functionality. This role will specially focus on PC’s and video/Data networking. Involved parts are custom specific developed by (international) partners, or just COTS products.

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

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Technical domain, Electrical Engineering preferred

  • Minimum of 5-7 years relevant working experience

  • Experience with development in volume production and maintenance of released products

  • Drive for Quality, familiar with Q-systems and standards

  • Process and Conceptual thinker with experience in 8D problem solving

  • Green Belt / Black Belt; DAIMC thinking (pre)

  • Influencing skills, team player, networking skills, negotiation skills

  • Result oriented and self-steering with a problem solving attitude

  • Ability to work independently and to act pro-actively

  • Team player, who leads by example and feels responsibility also beyond his own role

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (at all levels in the organization)

  • Able to manage multiple tasks in parallel

  • Fluent in English

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.

Why should you join Philips?

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