Rapid Prototyping Department Leader – Philips – Drachten

Philips

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Rapid Prototyping Department Leader

Job Description

Join our dynamic team as a Rapid Prototyping Department Leader and shape the future of innovative solutions. Lead a team of passionate experts, utilizing cutting-edge technology and meticulous craftsmanship to turn ideas into meaningful solutions. Our department is the go-to hub for all prototyping requests.

You will be a part of the R&D Grooming & Beauty Management team, working closely with the Innovation Teams. You’ll lead a team of 47 experts, including two Group Leaders, across 8 specialized competences.

Your role:

  • In this influential role, you will formulate and implement the long-term vision and strategy for the Rapid Prototyping Department.

  • Lead and inspire a team of 47 experts, including two Group Leaders, across 8 specialized competences.

  • Create an engaged, innovative, and inspiring work environment by motivating, challenging, and coaching your team. Manage and optimize the innovative climate, stimulating entrepreneurship and driving engagement.

  • Enhance both internal and external relationships, increasing the visibility of the department’s capabilities and opportunities within and outside Philips.

  • Collaborate with various R&D, marketing, and business units to foster seamless cooperation and innovation.

  • This role offers professional and personal growth opportunities, including hybrid working arrangements. From comprehensive health benefits to career development programs, a career with us comes with a range of wonderful benefits.

  • You’re the right fit if:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, Industrial Design, or a related field.

  • You have 7+ years of experience in a leadership role within a Rapid Prototyping or Product Development Environment.

  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • You have a demonstrated ability to innovate and think creatively in a fast-paced setting.

  • You can collaborate effectively with various teams – operations, engineering, cross-functional team members, as well as external partners.

  • You are professional and proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English and Dutch.

  • You have experience in related commercial project acquisition.

  • About Philips

    We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won’t stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help the lives of others.

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  • If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion .

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