Product Designer, Lead
Job TitleProduct Designer, Lead
Bringing new to the world innovations to the market to expand the product portfolio and realize aggressive business growth. For Oral Healthcare (Sonicare & Zoom)
Concept development and Mechanical Design of the new products as well as modifications to existing products (power toothbrushes, interdental cleaners, chargers, whitening treatments and accessories).
The Design Engineer is a member of a 15 people Product Design team reporting to the Product Development Manager; the team is part of the R&D group in Oral Healthcare.
New products are developed by cross functional projects teams led by a Project Manager. Every team has one or more Design Engineers as well as electrical/software engineers, manufacturing engineers, marketing manager, industrial designer and product quality engineers, all working together in the same location.
The Lead Design Engineer has regular interaction with local and international manufacturing suppliers as well as technology consultants, with occasional international travel.
The Design Engineers in the team have a broad range of work experience, culture and industries. They are empowered and driven to work together to deliver new innovations that matter.
Philips Oral Healthcare creates meaningful innovations that improve people’s lives; our Sonicare and Discus products help provide better health and more beautiful smiles across the globe.
The Lead Design Engineer leads internal and external design sub-teams.
The Design Engineer uses his/her skills, curiosity and inventiveness to combine novel technology with user insight to lead the team in designing parts and assemblies for new to the world innovations.
Philips Oral Healthcare provides an opportunity to grow and develop leadership skills and product design skills; working with an energetic and true cross-functional team.
The role provides access to a large network of other Philips teams working on wide range of products from electric razors to lighting and medical equipment.
We are looking for:
- Completed Bachelor in ME and 8 years of relevant experience or Masters in Mechanical Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience.
- Significant technical team leadership experience
- Extensive background in Product Design for Mass Manufacturing, in particular injection molded parts, sheet metal parts and automated small parts assembly.
- Understanding of and interest in (electro) mechanical and physical principles
- Practical CAD experience, ProEngineer preferred.
- Curious and inventive attitude
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Jose engineers the specific system level requirements for the Philips Sonicare oral healthcare products. He makes certain the detailed design of each device over-delivers on customer expectations every time.
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