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Philips Test and Verification Mechatronics Lead Mother & Child Care in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to steer the execution of the test process within the product development process. You plan, steer, and control the creation/optimization of required measurement methods, stress methods, test cases, and test and verification equipment

Your major challenges will be the development of test methods, including equipment requirements, and the execution and reporting of verification tests. You will significantly contribute to the verification of innovative products on safety and quality aspects.

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities in the MCC-business related to product roadmaps, have proper resource demands aligned with project leads and sub-business leads and have test method (equipment and protocol) development in place.

  • Review, comment and propose on product requirements to ensure testability and “design for test”;

  • Give input on test designs regarding feasibility (costs, timing, quality, location);

  • Establish and maintain verification methods and tools;

  • Execute tests and measurements and analyze market return samples;

  • Contribute to functional continuous improvement plan and knowledge base;

  • Coordinate activities in the MCC-business related to the product roadmaps, have proper resource demands aligned with project leads and sub-business leads and have test method (equipment and protocol) development in place

Our team

You will join the Test and Verification group, a group within the product development Department of the Innovation Site Eindhoven, located at the center of the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. You will work for the Mother and Childcare business category, were we develop products like pacifiers, baby monitors and baby bottles and cups.

The group consists of approximately 25 people, highly flexible, dynamic and multi-cultural. You will work together with functional developers, product architects and quality assurance managers. You will report functionally to your assigned project manager and hierarchically to the Group Lead Test and Verification.

We are looking for

  • Technical background, preferably mechatronics. Needs certainly an understanding of mechanics, electronics and software to use and improve test and measurement equipment.

  • More than 5 years of experience in the field of test and verification within product development or product returns. Experience related to the development and testing of medical (FDA regulated) products is preferred. (ISO 13485, 21CFR820, )

  • Practical, with a strong hands-on mentality, also able to manage and delegate tasks when necessary.

  • Good project management skills, ability to work in a structured and transparent way by defining working packages, and appropriate status reporting.

  • Fluent written and verbal English skills as this is the primary language in the office.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Quality mindset and comfortable with documentation; understands what an objective evidence is.

  • Experience with DFSS green belt techniques is a plus.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment on the High Tech Campus Eindhoven, with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences. Depending on experience, we offer:

  • a competitive 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

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