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Project Manager Pre-Production

Requisition Number: n/a

Region: Europe
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hillegom


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


Manage Pre-Productione within Phillips-Medisize according the scope, budget and time schedule. Reporting and operating under the direction and guidance od Engineering manager, based in Hillegom, The Netherlands.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

Key Responsibilities for the Project Manager Pre Production are:

Project management:

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

 Identify required capabilities and resources in support of the project scope and deliverables

Manage the investments and execution timeline of the project

 Manage, prepare and initiate Scope Change quotation

 Control and coordinate all relevant Project Resources

Review 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 Management)

Customer and Supplier relations:

Set and manage customer expectations 

Manage the day-to-day customer interaction 

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 personnel.

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.

Prinviples/methods of process, production qualification.

Windows, Word, Excel, Acces, 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

Engelish at Business and Technical proficiency at C1 level *)


Advanced Communication Skills

Customer orientation and handling cultural differences

Negotiation and contractual skills

Time management skills

5 years or more experience in project management

Experienve 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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