Life Cycle Management (LCM) Engineer

  • Aanbod Max € 80,000
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8238500
  • Locatie Best
  • Contract Detachering via YER, In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Transportation & Logistics

Over deze vacature

We are looking for LifeCycleManagement Development Lead – Mother & Child Care (M&CC, PHILIPS AVENT)


  • Leadership position on assignments within your responsible product group. You are leading a small engineering team that work on LCM projects.

Projects include:

  • Update designs, analyze, test and release the product in an existing market
    • Rolling out existing products to new markets and make sure the product is compliant to this market
    • Analyzing product’s issues in the market (root-cause analysis of both production problems and consumer complaints) and taking corrective actions if required
    • Defining/executing changes required for new special editions of existing products
  • Leading and coaching engineers on technical issues, problem-solving strategies, and engineering principles
  • Actively schedule and organize the projects, estimating the workload, assigning and dividing the assignments
  • Define, create, update and maintain the technical product documentation including 3-D models and 2-Ddrawings, BOM structure, Design History Files and Device Master Records in our product PLM system Windchill
  • Implementing change requests into Engineering Change Order (ECO) in PLM
  • Reviewing changes on Bill of Materials as well as Technical Product Documentation together Development Engineers, Packaging Engineers, Quality and New Product Introduction Leads


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.

Innovation Site of Eindhoven (ISE) for medical B2C products is part of the Business Group Health and Wellness. It focuses on the development of medical and non-medical endorsed lifestyle products, of which the sub-brand Philips Avent. ISE M&CC is responsible for the development and realization of new product propositions. As LCM Development Lead, you are responsible for Maintaining and updating existing products in this product range.
The LCM mechanical team is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining the technical product documentation during the lifecycle phases of innovative products. We optimize and update existing product concepts within cross-functional teams including the marketing/sales and manufacturing organizations.
The Life Cycle Management team analyzes product issues in the market (root-cause analysis of both production problems and consumer complaints) and takes corrective actions if required, by defining and executing changes on existing products. We are responsible to make sure that any design change meets the requirements by means of tolerance analysis, material selection, stress and deformation calculations, simulations, validation and verification.


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

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

What Philips offer's you:

  • An inspiring work environment that is internationally and multidisciplinary oriented, with a variety of customers and projects
  • A project-based environment where people have both advanced theoretical knowledge and the capability to put that knowledge into practice - fast
  • Extensive opportunities for growth in technical and personal development
  • Stimulating challenges across a wide range of application domains, from developing state-of-the-art lithographic wafer stages, to pioneering the latest implantable medical devices
  • Job satisfaction and the chance to broaden your experience
  • The opportunity to shape and grow your career will be in your own hands!


  • Bachelor or Master in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechatronic Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant engineering experience is required in the fields like consumer goods, fast moving goods, toys, automotive, consumer electronic devices, medical devices
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience with technical product data management (Bill of material, drawings) is preferred
  • Knowledgeable with CAD (preferably PTC Creo) and Minitab (statistical analysis)
  • Capable to executive seamlessly tolerance calculations through multiple components
  • In depth knowledge of manufacturing and assembling techniques for thermoplastics, elastomers and rubbers
  • Experience with injection-molded plastic parts design and tolerance analysis for mass production
  • Experience in writing product development-related technical documentation (e.g. test plan, test reports, technical risk analysis, etc.)
  • Capable to challenge tool makers, molders, assembly suppliers on their technical proposals
  • Experience with Windchill and Configuration and Change Management is a key advantage
  • Experience with DOORS (or any other requirement management tool) is an advantage
  • Preferably you are familiar with Design for Six Sigma methodology

Personal skills:

  • Planning and prioritizing own work and work of others
  • Flexible, accurate and precise. make sure that procedures and standards are duly followed
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Track record of developing consumer related products from concept development to market launch with key involvement in the industrialization phase
  • Clear examples of design of injection-molded & elastomeric parts (including simulation and prototyping knowledge)
  • Composure, conflict management, timely decision making, listening skills, self-motivation, and perseverance are all requirements of this position
  • Fluent in English (writing and talking)