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Philips Team Lead in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be part of the multi-modality Factory Best organization in Best, which is one of the main Operations sites for Health Systems within Philips. Our Factory Best is driving operational excellence and manufactures, refurbishes and repairs our medical devices & components in a safe, compliant, and effective manner. Next to this, the Factory Best team is responsible for the preparation and introduction of changes on products/ components/production processes for released products and receiving and implementing manufacturing transfers from Industrialization engineering.

By joining this organization, you will be part of the transformation journey towards a world class Operations organization to better serve our customers with speed and excellence.

You are responsible for

  • Leading the MR & CT Circular Equipment refurbishment team (27 FTE) at our facility in Best to achieve order fulfillment and continuously improving on quality, lead-times and productivity whilst ensuring compliance to the applicable norms and regulations.

  • Building upon the strengths of the existing team and meanwhile infuse a Lean philosophy into the basic genetic code of the organization.

  • Driving change management together with a team of professionals within the innovative world of Circular Equipment (former Refurbished Systems).

  • Motivating the team, creating & maintaining an inspiring, respectful work environment.

  • Executes and/or support projects, goals, and metrics and drive continuous improvement efforts.

  • Defines and deploys the processes and standards with embedded quality into the way of working including adherence to the policies, procedures and standards related to environmental, health and safety and quality, risk and regulations.

  • Coaches & develops personnel to grow in seniority and level of independency leading to efficient manufacturing.

  • Stakeholder management and sparring partner for the Circular Equipment business.

  • Reporting to and acting as sparring partner and back-up for Production Leader.

You are a part of

The Factory Best operations organization, where we work in close collaboration with Engineering and Operational Material Management to manufacture, refurbish and repair medical devices & components for our customers. Within the Components, Repair and Refurb (CRR) cluster you are part of a group of 9 team leaders, leading in total 175 employees reporting in the Production Leader.

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

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Business Management or Engineering.

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in a high capital industrial - or service environment.

  • Quality & Compliance mindset and execution.

  • Recognized people management and/or teamwork skills.

  • Ability to translate strategic concepts into tactical plans for your department.

  • More than 3 years relevant working experience in an operational environment.

  • Proven experience with Medical Device Regulations (FDA, ISO, etc.)

  • A strong customer focus and the ability to deal with a large variety of activities and different stakeholders.

  • Be capable to manage change with sense of urgency and bias for action.

  • Knowledge/experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing.

  • Fluent in Dutch and English (written and verbal).

  • Hands on mentality, teamplayer and result driven.

  • Knowledge of diagnostic imaging is a plus.

In return, we offer you

An exciting role in our Factory Best, in which you will be responsible to manage the operation of the Circular Equipment group MR & CT as part of the Components, Repair & Refurb business in close cooperation with the Production Leader. You will be working at one of the main Operations sites within Philips, a great and inspiring place for your future career. Philips will offer a path towards your most rewarding career, with opportunities to show your skills and develop yourself in many ways.

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.