Sr. Manager - Firmware Engineering

    • Woodinville, WA

Job Title

Sr. Manager - Firmware Engineering

Job Description

Philips Oral Healthcare is committed to bringing our customers the best in-mouth experience, while providing the oral healthcare our customers deserve. With the strong link between oral health and heart health, we are helping people to live longer, healthier lives.

Philips Oral Healthcare is committed to helping each employee reach their own personal goals for development. With the mentoring/coaching programs, stretch assignments, etc., offered to employees, you design your own career path.

Provides leadership on technological competence for a Firmware team. May have influence on certain parts of the development policy.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Recruit, set goals and appraise group members.
  • Align functional aspects with other functions
  • Plan and allocate the group resources
  • Solve functional escalations.
  • Provide functional input to the OHC X-Leadership (I&D, BLT, Ops, Q&R, Procurement)
  • Coordinate workload of group members in the segments
  • Coach, instruct and support group members in daily execution on content and processes.
  • Coach and support project core team members on the application of Lean Scheduling as part of their standard work during project execution
  • Review Functional Deliverables of your direct reports to ensure Quality of work
  • Coach and support group members in using the Lean Scheduling as part of their daily way of working during project execution
  • You create a lean and engaging environment where people can thrive
  • Develop and maintain functional specific training and training plans for employees

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • 10+ years of experience developing FW in a team environment
  • 3+ years managing a team of Developers
  • Team building and employee engagement.
  • Establish and maintain functional procedures, guidelines and templates.
  • Ensure that the competence level of group members is appropriate for their role (incl. Training Plan)
  • Ensure that capacity plan is in line with sub-business commitments
  • Establish and maintain the functional continuous improvement program.
  • Quality and efficiency of output of group members (incl. their contribution to LEAN I2M)
  • Establish and maintain the functional knowledge base.
  • Provide functional input (opportunities, ideas) to the Sub Business roadmap.
  • Attract, develop, engage and retain your team members.
  • You drive ambition towards our vision, act as a coach and co-own the career development plans of your team members.
  • Review group members on Lean Schedule, focusing on clarity/ sharpness of decisions and whether the right input is defined form functional perspective
  • Ensure QMS processes for function are established and maintained. Training developed and deployed

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.
Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to this location

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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