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Principal Architect Manufacturing Systems

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Company: Philips
Contract: PERM
Location: Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Job Title

Principal Architect – Director

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Work closely together with the manufacturing organizations in Royal Philips and clients to improve manufacturing processes and drive cross learning across organizations, especially in the field of Manufacturing Processes & Quality.

By working both within Philips as well as with external medical and high-tech companies, we keep our expertise at the highest level.

You are responsible for

  • ensuring the creation of manufacturing system architectures and taking the whole E2E chain into consideration and covering all stakeholder demands
  • drive the creation/renewal of system architectures for manufacturing systems
  • setting design specifications for new complex manufacturing equipment/lines based on own insights or from other relevant specialists
  • defining industrialization concepts for new products and defining the architecture of new complex manufacturing lines
  • shaping the product design into ‘design for manufacturing’ and ‘design for assembly’, participates in Design Reviews
  • the whole concept of a manufacturing line on system level and the integration of sub-concepts
  • the choice between make/buy decisions of parts or solutions
  • continuously expanding the technical expertise of dedicated core competence by maintaining a broad network of specialists intern and outside the company
  • coaching other architects, interacting with peers, exchanging best practices within the Architecture Community and performing Architecture Assessments
  • playing the key role in the acquisition phase to create the best concept concerning quality, cost and lead-time
  • teaming-up with the account team to win the project in the acquisition phase

You are part of

Philips Innovation Services, and within the department of Manufacturing Systems & Technologies, we know that customized manufacturing processes create competitive edge and we create the bridge from idea to market for each innovation journey.

Do you have an idea that can change the world? Turning your brilliant ideas into working innovations that make life better is our drive and our deliverable.

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

  • Bachelor or Master degree with more than 10 years relevant work experience within the Manufacturing Industry
  • knowledge of relevant development methodologies and (business) processes
  • knowledge of Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory technologies
  • having shown to be able to align with multiple E2E stakeholders
  • having addressed architectural aspects on subsystem / mono-disciplinary level
  • knowledge of state of the art manufacturing equipment design approach and related tools
  • comprehensive knowledge of structured process development
  • analytical skills, architectural thinking and creation, switching from helicopter to detailed view
  • influencing skills, team player, networking skills, negotiation skills
  • Strong communicator (writing & speech), being able to communicate on all levels
  • Fluent in English and German or Dutch preferred

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.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.








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