In this role, you have the opportunity to
Shape the experience users have with our products and bring these products to life by translating what consumers want into measurable product requirements to deliver on good usage experience.
You are responsible for
Understanding and translating what the consumers want into measurable product requirements to deliver on good usage experience of our products
Representing the consumer in cross-functional project teams and proactively push for delivery of requirements that satisfy consumers
Developing product requirements and test protocols for product development purpose based on consumers’ behaviour and needs
Conducting evaluations in the areas of product performance and usage experience
Performing risk assessment whenever product requirements are not met
Building and documenting competence in performance measurement methods, ergonomics, fabric and consumer behaviour
Supporting projects on all consumer related aspects - provide timely upfront unambiguous input to the team actively in terms of: functionality/usability; product evaluation; consumer requirements; insights and issues; creation and validation of instruction materials
You are a part of
Product Research Centre supporting Research & Development. You work in cross-functional teams with consumer researchers, development engineers, product designers, quality assurance, project managers and consumer marketing managers. You develop product requirements and protocols with a consumer focus early on in the project, conduct expert evaluation on the products and work with the project team to deliver on them. Your contribution is directly visible in the final product and is key in guiding future development directions of our products.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
You must be interested in understanding consumers’ motivation and interaction with products
At least 3-5 years of relevant experience as design engineer, product/industrial designer, product researcher or other consumer-centric roles that involve technical details.
A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, product/industrial design, innovation design or human factors. Experience in product development, design thinking, user experience/user interface design, and design research will be a plus.
Detail oriented so as to cover requirements from all angles
Proactive attitude and strong drive to influence and challenge project team to deliver on requirements
Good communication skills and team player to collaborate with team members
Strong ability to engage in rational and logical deduction in cases of no prior data or information available
Creative and able to think out of the box
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.
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 .
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