Guide and support Business Groups, Markets and enabling functions to always do the right thing. This involves taking the lead in quality management related topics, in order to achieve timely introduction of innovative products with the right quality, reliability and desirability.
As Quality Project Lead, part of the Quality & Regulatory (Q&R) team within Philips, you are the person that will ensure quality and reliability of our future Floorcare products. As member of the project team you will continuously review the project quality status and guide the team on quality aspects towards a successful launch. This means challenging and influencing project members on decisions that affect quality, of course in balance with costs and time.
As the Quality Project Lead member in different projects you will use an End to End approach and will be the pivot between the various Q disciplines involved throughout the project, like Development Quality, Supplier Quality, Industrial Quality and Consumer Care.
You are responsible for
Ensuring that Key component designs meets quality requirements and compliance standards for each milestone of the project;
Quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing;
Verification of Key Component (e.g. Motor, nozzle, hose) and product quality and initiate field actions when needed;
Assuring right process quality;
Validation of key design input like: usability, reliability, performance, supportability, manufacturability, localizability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability and costs;
Managing the product release process;
Predicting and monitoring product quality after launch with post-market analytics and statistics on product quality performance in the field;
Performing independent technical assessment on product quality;
Supporting your team in use of Q-tools such as: Safety risk assessments, Failure mode and effect analyses, etc.
You are a part of
As a result of Philips renewed commitment to Quality, it has recently restructured its organization to ensure you and your department have clear interfaces with Philips Business Group and Market leadership. Within the Center of Expertise Quality Assurance & Engineering, you are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, our business, and technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around the world.
In Drachten youll find two of the largest innovation sites of Philips globally. With over 2000 colleagues from over 35 different nationalities its an inspiring environment for anyone. In our teams some of the best consumer product developers in the world work together to create innovative products with excellent end-user experience.
You will be part of the various multidisciplinary project teams developing and industrializing the best Floorcare appliances in the world.
In this position you have the potential to grow to senior positions within the Quality and/or Development Organization.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
A person who has strong quality mindset, solid technical competencies, can stand firm in challenging and demanding situations and is excited by playing an active role in the quality transformation Philips is currently undergoing. We are looking for someone that is not afraid of diving into details and is a fixer who continuously strives for excellence as a way of life; not just as a job. Were looking for someone who can inspire others to adopt this mentality of prioritizing quality above all else in a relentless pursuit to improve the quality of life for the billions of people our brand touches each year. Specific skill requirements for this role:
Bachelor degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering or Electronics
A minimum of 5 years experience in a quality, project management and / or product development role
Being passionate about quality and the way it adds value to the business
Having a proactive and supportive attitude towards the product development team, being a role model for the Quality function in the project team
Solid problem solver including sound technical understanding of products and quality related issues
Experience with motors would be preferred
Excellent team building skills, demonstrated by a sound track-record of team-accomplishments
Ability to communicate effectively with management, employees and suppliers at all levels
Strongly developed conflict-management and independent leadership skills in order to say pro-actively no
Willingness to occasionally (5-10%) travel internationally to our supplier base in Asia and Europe to test and assure quality on site.
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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