Product Developer Life Cycle Management

Eindhoven -


  • Responsible for creating and managing the configuration of products and maintain the Technical Product Documentation in their product life cycle data management system

  • You will optimize the existing product concepts within the cross-functional teams and/or the existing technical product documentations by being a member of the technical project team and in contact with both the sales and manufacturing organizations

  • You support the Lifecycle Management teams by analysing product's issues in the market (root-cause analysis of both production problems and consumer complaints) and take corrective actions if required, and by defining/executing changes required for new special editions of existing products

  • You define, create, update and maintain the technical product documentation including 3-D models and 2-D drawings, BOM structure, design history files of those products

  • You proof, that any design changes meet the requirements by the means of tolerance analysis, material selection, stress and deformation calculations, simulations etc. (when needed with the support of the Architect/Lead Designer)

  • Use of critical thinking to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Composure, conflict management, timely decision making, listening skills, self-motivation, and perseverance are all requirements of this position


We are looking for:

  • BS or MS 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
  • Track record of developing consumer related products from concept development to market launch with key involvement in the industrialization phase
  • Design of injection-molded & elastomeric parts
  • Capable to select materials based on their properties
  • Part & component design for mechanical and thermal performance
  • Capable to understand tolerances analysis and calculate tolerance chains
  • Aware of general design rules regarding plastic parts and DIN tolerances
  • Track record in communication with suppliers for manufacturing, cost estimation
  • Understanding of design for human factors and ergonomics
  • Determination of concept feasibility via sound engineering judgment & prototype evaluation
  • Knowledgeable with CAD, FEA, CFD, injection molding simulation software
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills for reporting project status & conducting design reviews
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Intellectual property filings, process, and searches is a plus
  • Fluent in English (writing and talking)
  • Track record in using Pro-Engineer and Intralink or Windchill
  • Preferably you are familiar with Design for Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience with DOORS and CEMAFORE is an advantage
  • Travel: 20% of the time on average (worldwide)

Scholing: HBO/WO/

Over de werkgever

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.

You will be part of project cross-functional teams and report directly to product architect and/or lead designer. You will be responsible for creating/updating/maintaining the technical product documentation in the development and the realization and lifecycle phases of innovative products. Within this role you will be linked to the innovation area Mother & Child Care.

Uren per week: 40


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

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)

  • Challenging assignments

  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office

  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach

  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)

  • 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



Bart Ghysels
+31 (0)6 460 175 77
Hogehilweg 16
1101CD, Amsterdam Zuidoost


Bart Ghysels