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R&D Quality Manager

Your responsibilities & requirements

We’re looking for a Validation engineering manager to join our Hue luminaires R&D team in Eindhoven/Turnhout.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. Together, we’re transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!

Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder: doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.

As a validation engineering manager, you are jointly responsible to build a world class validation engineering group within the luminaires R&D team via competence development, people management and coaching.
You ensure the quality, reliability, and compliance of new Hue luminaires during the entire innovation process with the aim to fulfill the customer’s need and relevant regulatory and statuary requirements. Focus is on development of thermo/mechanical/optical designs for luminaires and LED/electronic designs for luminaire building blocks.

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking innovators with a passion for sustainability. If you match this description, get in touch!

What you’ll do
  • Manage the group of validation engineers: resources, competences, cross-group and cross-organization cooperation.

  • Drive for continuous improvement of product quality by closing feedback loops from customer complaints and embedding the learnings into new design rules.

  • Ensure the quality and reliability of new products during the design stage according to the needs of the customer using the DFSS methodology. Prevents incidents by ensuring robust design.

  • Create integral quality planning and assure all quality deliverables of all quality disciplines (SQ,IQ,FQ, Development Quality, compliancy) are on time and with the right quality level. Synchronize Quality planning with integral NPDL planning made by IPM.

  • Lead risk and failure analysis (DFMEA/PFMEA) to ensure functional specification requirements and severity are fully met during design validation. Block MS/Gate if critical deliverables are missing or not at the right quality.

Your qualifications
  • Master’s or PhD degree in in a technical domain, preferably in electronics, optics, mechanics or thermal engineering.

  • You have at least 5 years of experience in product creation, and at least 3 years as an advanced quality leader in relevant technological areas. Deep understanding of Quality tools like FMEA, PPAP, SPC, MSA, APQP.

  • Proven experience in R&D people leadership, demonstrate through leadership, commitment to the principles of "Continuous Improvement"

  • You are an organizational talent and team player, who gets energized by motivating others to pick-up their quality responsibilities and who can work effectively in an international, multi-site environment.

  • Able to work on highly complex topics (eg. HW/SW- system interaction) where analysis of situations / data involves many factors.

  • Customer focus, outside-in mentality.

What you’ll get in return…

  • Competitive salary depending on experience.

  • A variable bonus based on both Signify results and personal performance.

  • 25 Days of holidays and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually.

  • Opportunity to buy Signify shares and products with discount.

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personalized learning platform, free training and coaching.

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

See #SignifyLife through the eyes of our employees!

fulltime, parttime




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