Project Lead Industrial-New Product Introduction Lead

  • Aanbod Good remuneration
  • Functiegroep Construction & Civil Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8082100
  • Locatie Drachten
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

Being a projectlead with in depth focus for flawless implementation within the industry you will set up overall industrialization processes for new products. This will be in close contact with multidisciplinary and international teams (Product Development, Designer, Marketing, Quality, Operation and Supplier teams). Furthermore, you take care of a smooth transition from development phase to mass production.


You are responsible for:

  • Coordinate the NPI related processes, with full responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing
  • Define the short-term product introduction policy within the constraints of the industrial strategy
  • Prepare product introduction operation and investment plans in-house manufacturing and/or supplier, identifying cost saving opportunities
  • Monitor/ensure the implementation of design and manufacturing (sub-) process changes at supplier. Afterwards, maintaining the feedback loop and establishing continuous improvement
  • Ensure the creation, release and continuous improvement of tools, equipment and manufacturing processes and related Quality systems to meet the component or sub-assemblies specifications
  • Translates product requirements into process requirements safeguarded by proper process monitoring, identifying gaps between required and current supplier capabilities, and driving quality improvement plan / risk mitigation accordingly
  • Supports supplier audits, selection & qualification assessments


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 offers access to a range of advanced innovation services, expertise and high-tech facilities across the whole innovation process. The main service extends from concept creation support, product and process development, prototyping and small series production, equipment development, quality and reliability, industrialization, right through to sustainability and industrial consulting.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignment
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Cooperative and results and relationship driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture


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

  • Ability to control product architecture due to industrialization & logistic, to define industrial specifications for tools and review them, to assess and develop the technical capabilities of suppliers
  • Experience with program and project management and process related to assembly
  • A Master’s degree and at least 6 years of related experience
  • Knowledge in plastics and mechanicals component
  • Familiarity with supply chain activities
  • Knowledge about PFMEA, Process flow chart, work instruction, root-cause analysis, problem solving
  • To be able to write and speak English fluently and Italian is a plus