Philips Configuration Management Manager in Best, Netherlands

Your challenge

Configuration Management (CM) can be found on several levels, but the basic responsibility of the Configuration Manager (CM Manager) is to plan, coordinate and execute CM activities in close cooperation with other functions in the IGT systems organization. He/she is responsible to keep the Product Life Data Management (PLDM) archive complete and consistent. He/she is operational leader of regarding CM activities, improvements, and tooling. He/she pro-actively contributes to improvements in the method of working regarding the CM process and its tooling (PTC Windchill), and if applicable updates the QMS accordingly.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the development organization in providing information and training on demand and pro-actively

  • Ensure that the CM process is followed with the goal to have a complete and consistent Device History File (DHF) and Device Master Record (DMR) at commercial release of the product

  • Support architects in setting up DHF document structure

  • Define, plan, coordinate and track improvement activities

  • Align Idea to Market program with CM roadmap, plan and activities

  • Participate in PTC Windchill steerco and user group.

  • Train new and existing user of the PLDM system

  • Find solutions for users in line with CM process.

  • Signal pro-actively deviations from planning or expected results and define corrective actions accordingly

  • Support the CM process owner in determining the vision and strategy for CM and to deploy this in the organization

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Configuration Management (CM) can be found on several levels, but the basic responsibility of the Configuration Manager (CM Manager) is to plan, coordinate and execute CM activities in close cooperation with other functions in the IGT systems organization. He/she is responsible to keep the Product Life Data Management (PLDM) archive complete and consistent. He/she is operational leader of regarding CM activities, improvements, and tooling. He/she pro-actively contributes to improvements in the method of working regarding the CM process and its tooling (PTC Windchill), and if applicable updates the QMS accordingly.

You are responsible for

  • Support the development organization in providing information and training on demand and pro-actively

  • Ensure that the CM process is followed with the goal to have a complete and consistent Device History File (DHF) and Device Master Record (DMR) at commercial release of the product

  • Support architects in setting up DHF document structure

  • Define, plan, coordinate and track improvement activities

  • Align Idea to Market program with CM roadmap, plan and activities

  • Participate in PTC Windchill steerco and user group.

  • Train new and existing user of the PLDM system

  • Find solutions for users in line with CM process.

  • Signal pro-actively deviations from planning or expected results and define corrective actions accordingly

  • Support the CM process owner in determining the vision and strategy for CM and to deploy this in the organization

You are a part of

You will be part of the Business Unit Image Guided Therapy (IGT) systems within Philips Healthcare at http://www.healthcare.philips.com/main/ . This Business Unit is responsible for marketing, service, development and manufacturing of IGT systems used in the area of cardiac and vascular medical diagnosis and intervention. The customers are hospitals and their medical specialists. You have more than 4 colleagues and you are a team member in the configuration management team that is responsible to take care that the electronic DHF and DMR of products are archived and maintained over time. This implies that creation and changes on this archive must be carried out in a conscientious manner.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor or Master education (e.g. in Mechatronica) or equivalent level of experiences

  • Several years of experience with CM processes, concepts and tools

  • Preferable ICT background related to managing sharepoints, databases (SQL (MSSQL 2008 R2) and/or SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)

  • Ability to communicate abstract concepts

  • Good communication skills and ability and understanding to communicate with other functions

  • Has extensive knowledge of CM tools (change management system, code archive, PLDM archive, build tooling), preferred PTC Windchill

  • Has knowledge and understanding of other functions as part of product development

  • Planning skills

  • Coordinating and leadership skills

  • Communication skills, including negotiating skills

Why should you join Philips?

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