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Quality Assurance Improvement Project Manager

Koninklijke Philips N.V.

9036863 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | WO | 40 uur | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Your challenge 
The Quality Assurance Improvement Project Manager leads pre-defined improvement projects, initiated by QA department, possibly affecting several departments and process areas. You work in close cooperation with the QA team members and other stakeholders to come to lean solutions that work. You are able to influence and convince your environment from a non-hierarchical position, acting as a true change agent. 
Examples of Improvement Projects 
• CAPA process improvement 
• Post market surveillance 
• QMS Accessibility 
• Design Controls in an Agile SW development environment 



We are looking for 
• Master’s degree or equivalent by experience 
• Demonstrated experience with business process improvement. 
• Strong communicator and change leader 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English) 
• Experience in the MD or IVD world is a plus 
• Practical knowledge of medical European and US standards and regulations. 
o ISO Standards (i.e., 13485, 14971, 14001) 
o US, EU & International Medical Device Regulations (e.g., 21 CFR Part 820, MDD) 
• Practical knowledge of Agile development methodologies 
• Team player 
• Pragmatic hands-on mentality 


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Your team 
Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (DPS) started on 1 May 2007. The organization is establishing a worldwide business for total digital pathology solutions encompassing an ultra-fast scanner for microscope tissue slides, a pathology viewer/workstation/PACS and teams up with healthcare systems to gain insights, based on which integrated solutions can be developed, aiming to improve the quality of diagnosis and to make it easier to analyze data and personalize patient care. DPS aims at leveraging multiple Philips assets and capabilities (brand, market channel, technology) for establishing the total solution and being the 1st to market to establish a dominant market position. The market launch of the first solutions was in the first half of 2011 in the USA and UK, followed by the rest of Europe and Asia. 
Digital pathology is a rather new and fast developing field in pathology and is the most innovation in pathology which happened for over the last 30 years. Therefore, new regulations are being set up and new methodologies have to be set up in accordance with the regulations. All this makes working in the group both exciting as well as challenging. It is expected that the QA manager will provide coaching and guidance to the QA team and quality strategy to management. As a group lead the manager should be able to contribute in discussions on all quality related topics. 
Your team consists of relative young professionals and industry experts with a wide variety of backgrounds. Humor, drive, dedication and teamwork are at the heart of the group 
Our mission: In a world with increasing challenges for cancer diagnostic procedures and quality of patient care we want to be number one in empowering pathologists with digital pathology solutions so their expertise is supported by the best scanners, IMS, workflow and algorithms available. This helps them work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care 



Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Bram Geerets via telefoonnummer 06-55724609

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