Quality Project Lead at Philips in Drachten

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  • Offer Good Renumeration
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 7950400
  • Location Drachten
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Medical & Health

About this vacancy

For Philips Drachten we are recruiting a Quality Project Leader. As a Quality Project Leader you ensure that the development of the project targets on product quality are achieved and that the defined product quality processes are implemented. You provide leadership in steering all quality related activities in a development project.

Job description


Provide leadership and steer all product quality related activities in technology, function creation and integral product development with special attention for:

  • Requirements development (VPH, VOC, CTQ etc.)
  • Robust and reliable design, driving capability and reliability requirements
  • Risk, problem and margin management
  • Drive and review FMEA’s, PMI’s, problem log’s

Ensure proper definition and execution of the product quality test plan in a project, covering all chapters of the quality plan:

  • Design evaluation, verification and validation testing
  • Product and process maturity testing, early market feedback
  • Simplicity experience tracking, SET
  • Ongoing reliability testing
  • Safety risk assessments, proper initial approbation and country approbation
  • Communicate regularly on the quality status, monitor PFQ throughout the project execution, capture learning’s from earlier projects and initiate improvements in the new/current project
  • Provide advice based on the quality information available during the milestone meeting and mandatory advice of the stakeholders if the criteria are not met to pass the project milestone
  • Provide an interface between the project team members and the Project Leader, on product quality aspects
  • Identify quality training and support the needs within the project team and organize improvements


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women’s health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor’s office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare’s unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.

Philips Drachten develops and produces electrical shaving devices.


You will be working with a team of international colleagues in which you can be sure of a healthy work-life balance. We will also reward your effort and achievements with an attractive salary and fringe benefits. You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. A quick summary of our terms of employment:

  • Fixed, competitive fixed salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • Travel expense reimbursement or leased vehicle
  • Good pension scheme
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Continuous challenging projects in the technology sector
  • Opportunity to participate in a personal coaching programme
  • Inspiring master classes
  • Specialised training courses or a complete training programme

Candidate profile

We are looking for someone with:

  • Technical Academic/University degree or equivalent
  • At least 5 years' experience in product development
  • Experienced in quality assurance methods and tools (DFSS, Greenbelt level)
  • Technical competencies
  • Experience with relevant technologies to product category concerned
  • Product quality management

Functional competences:

  • Influence environment for project success
  • Team player, build successful teams
  • Lead change in the organization
  • Plans and executes projects for business results
  • Good communication and presentation skills

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