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Product Researcher

Philips research

9052666 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum 

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Over de functie

  Your challenge 
Do you want to work on the next generation beauty devices for Philips? As a Product Researcher, you represent the voice of the consumer throughout the product development process, to ensure that Philips innovations make a meaningful difference to consumers’ lives. Based on deep scientific and consumer insights, you translate consumer needs into innovations that promote the health and well-being of consumers, working closely together with Marketing and Development. 

Your responsibilities 
• The Product Researcher works in product development projects, in your specific case, projects for Beauty, including exciting new propositions such as Philips Lumea. 
• You work as a business partner to scope the project definition and objective particularly concerning Insights, Benefits, Reason-to-Believe and Claims Areas. 
• You collaborate with Consumer Marketing and Market Intelligence to translate the general needs of market segments into consumer insights and requirements. You lead the search for and validation of consumer insights in the area of global beauty unmet needs - using all appropriate (desk, qualitative, quantitative) research methods. 
• For these Insights, you collaborate with the project team to identify and validate the detailed consumer needs and drivers for satisfaction. 
• You contribute to the definition of product options based on in-depth understanding of these consumer needs. 
• You translate sharply defined insights into clear technical product deliverables - going beyond reliance on pure data and information toward a pragmatic / sensing approach in expressing consumer needs. 
• You validate whether the end-product meets the consumer needs and insight and check that these are executed according to regulatory (e.g., FDA) guidelines. 

  

Functie-eisen


We are looking for: 
• Master degree (in Human Technology Interaction, User Experience Design, Industrial Design Engineering or other engineering discipline) AND relevant experience in Consumer Research and / or Marketing. 
• OR Master degree (in Social Sciences or Market Research) AND relevant experience in Technology businesses as part of a product development team. 
• At least 7 years of experience in Usability / UX / Consumer Research, preferably in a global and multi-disciplinary setting and proven experience in developing and testing new User Interface concepts. 
• You have applied a range of UX / UI / consumer research methods, tools and processes and know the ins and outs of each 
• Technical understanding combined with consumer mindset to be able to see the link between technology and consumers. 
• Experience with medical devices, esp. usability engineering, is a strong bonus. 

You are: 
• Passionate and driven to fully serve the customer and always outperform competition. Always looking for perfection with attention for details. 
• Passionate about creating innovations and services that truly address consumer needs and delight our consumers. 
• Conceptual, data driven, analytically strong and at the same time pragmatic and hands-on. 
• A strong team player. You are an excellent communicator and motivator, skilled in managing interpersonal processes. 
• Courageous and smart thinker, able to continuously challenge the status quo, with a strong desire to improve organizational effectiveness structurally. 
• Open to travel for the job.

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Your team 
Philips Personal Health delivers lifestyle solutions for personal well-being. Our brand promise is Innovation & You. We aim to develop innovations that make a meaningful difference to people’s lives. The sector builds on a deep understanding of people’s needs and aspirations to create innovations that help consumers achieve their lifestyle ambitions. 
Innovation Site Eindhoven is part of Innovation & Development (I&D) of Personal Health. It focuses on the development of medical and non-medical lifestyle products in the areas of Mother & Child Care, Beauty and Home Monitoring. The site is responsible for the development and realization of new product propositions. Innovation Site Eindhoven is looking at a very challenging growth task to bring more new ideas, and increasingly digital innovations and services, to the global market. At Innovation Site Eindhoven, improving well-being is our passion, creating awesome consumer experiences through real-life solutions, bringing value to Philips. We are an honest and inspirational team, daring to be different. 

A key department in this site is Product Research and Consumer Care. This function represents the Voice of the Consumer in our Innovation & Development activities. It drives the translation of powerful insights into products and services that delight customers better than competition and live up to Philips’ brand promise of Innovation & You. The influence of the department spans from insight generation, value proposition creation, solution development to market launch and forms a main link between I&D and the business. You will work in a team of Product Researchers and Consumer Care experts. 

 

Bedrijfsinformatie

Philips is driven by their mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day they move closer to achieving their goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to their employees who share their passion for improving lives, they are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. They enable their employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.
  At YACHT we will offer you a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position.

You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Sciences industry.

You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.

Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.

Contactinformatie

Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Bram Geerets via telefoonnummer 06-13888330

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