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Project Manager Pre-Production

Requisition Number: n/a

Region: Europe
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hillegom


Manager Pre Production
A full
time position based in our Hillegom offices
in The Netherlands  


Manage Pre-Production projects within Phillips-Medisize according to the
scope, budget and time schedule.
Reporting and
operating under the direction and guidance of Engineering Manager, based in
Hillegom, The Netherlands.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

Key Responsibilities for the Project
Manager Pre Production are:

Project Management:

execute and revise project work plans to meet changing needs and
requirements in reference to the scope of the project

and monitor day-to-day aspects of projects

required capabilities and resources in support of the project scope and

the investments and execution timeline of the project

prepare and initiate Scope Change quotation

and coordinate all relevant Project Resources

deliverables prepared by the team before passing to customer

Use Project
Management tools as directed by Engineering Manager in line with Corporate
Best Practices (MS Project, Resource by Month planning, Scope Change, Risk

Customer and Supplier relations:

  • Manage
    day-to-day customer interaction

  • Set and manage
    customer expectations

  • Initiate scope
    change requests within appropriate.

  • Identify
    customer needs and evaluate alternative business solutions

  • Manage project
    investments and execution with suppliers in cooperation with purchasing

  • Ensure a smooth
    transfer of the product from 
    Pre-Production stage into Final Production stage

Quality/Design Assurance:

  • Manage
    to execute validations and associated tests to be performed in the
    pre-production phase in close collaboration with Design Assurance and or other
    related/relevant disciplines  

  • Ensure
    all project and quality documentation are complete, current and stored appropriately


  • Ensure the development of the product is in line
    with the scope/specification and expectations of the customer

  • Coordinate the development of engineering data (such
    as models, drawings, detailing, validation results, etcetera )

  • Ensure proper filing of the project data

  • Optimize manufacturability of the product

  • Manage the timeline of the development in line with
    the scope of the project

Finance & Reporting:

  • Prepare quoting material for Sales & Marketing
    in close collaboration with Proposal Development/Cost Estimation

  • Report project status to Engineering Manager

  • Report Pre-Production project related Sales
    Invoicing & Forecast Management Reconciliations

  • Communicate project status to Business Development
    Manager and to customers

  • Present Executive Project Reviews

Communication Internal:

  • Frequent communication with Engineering Manager,
    Business Development Managers, Principal Proposal Developer/Cost Estimator and
    project team members, especially site Quality and Process Engineering

  • Regular communication with Dutch and Finnish
    personnel from similar functions, including Tooling and Automation.

Communication External:

  • Regular project update meetings with customers.

  • As required communication sales and proposal
    development process, Suppliers in regard to project investments, project
    progression and new materials.

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • BSc or MSc in
    engineering (Mechanical/Physics/Materials)

  • Technical
    education combined with commercial subjects

  • Relevant
    knowledge of ISO 13485 and other applicable standards

  • Principles/methods
    of process, production qualification

  • Windows,
    Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project

  • Technical
    knowledge of plastic molding and assembly

  • Relevant
    production process knowledge

  • Understanding
    of Phillips-Medisize capabilities

  • Understanding
    of various cultures and skills to adapt

  • English
    at Business and Technical  proficiency at
    C1 level  *)

  • Leadership

  • Advanced
    Communication Skills

  • Customer
    orientation and handling cultural differences

  • Negotiation
    and contractual skills

  • Time
    management skills

  • 5
    years or more  experience in project

  • Experience
    in product creation/development and product industrialization is a pre.

Are you interested in this position and based
in The Netherlands? Please send your CV and application to Heleen Stork, Corporate
Recruiter EU. E-mail:




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