Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Project Manager


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Project Manager

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Philips Healthcare Ultrasound in China is a leader in development and manufacture of high quality and high performance medical diagnostic ultrasound products to delight customers in China and worldwide. The company is looking for experienced project manager who can be a key leader in a fast acting and solution oriented team on Philips Ultrasound projects to deliver success in our regulatory requirement type testing for time-to-market launches, and releasing the China local Ultrasound products. This position will work in fast-moving business environments where solid skills in leading and executing our type test projects and managing projects’ planning, challenges resolution, risks mitigation, and execution are critical for success. Expansion of our Ultrasound business group in China means we have a challenging vacancy for a project manager who is prepared to take responsibility for contributing to our project team to deliver success in our regulatory type testing end to end from project planning to finish on all required testing categories. The capability to work closely with Philips Ultrasound key functions that include RA, Research & Development, Manufacturing, and Marketing and with our global BG sites are critical for success.

You are responsible for

As a project manager in Philips Healthcare Ultrasound R&D in China, you will report to the Philips Ultrasound R&D director in China; You will work on assignments of leading NMPA Type Testing projects for NMPA certification of our medical diagnostic ultrasound systems and products. Working with both internal/external cross-functional teams of R&D, SC, Regulatory Assurance, Marketing, and also closely with Philips key technical interfaces and RA team to execute type testing activities are required. You will also be working with Philips Ultrasound R&D colleagues to support the China local product releases and productions.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for leading an Ultrasound China local product’s NMPA type testing project with solid project planning, risk management, issues resolution, and final closure. Leading the project’s daily activities with project team tasks coordination, resource allocation, budgeting, and end to end execution to success that includes PTR-config confirmation-pre-testing-Type Test-Deficiency Response-GMP.
  • Forming and leading the project team with members from all impacted functions that include R&D, RA, PI, MFG, to deliver project success on time and on target.
  • Drafting and committing detailed and realistic and schedule to best meet business targets for the NMPA type testing. Deliver Tier1-2-3 planning with key project phases, on-time completion of the planned type testing tasks that meet PTR requirements, on-target closure of all deficiency response required actions, and success in supporting GMP audit.
  • Work closely with project managers and project leaders at BU to ensure quality deliverables and compliance
  • Understanding and excising knowledge of NMPA, GB, IEC and related standards in managing project activities for compliance
  • Communicating with key stakeholders pro-actively on status of projects and key project issues within the project. Obtaining stakeholders’ approvals for completing each key milestone and major plan changes with discipline.
  • Negotiating with key stakeholders and business management to allocate sufficient resources to support development projects, chairing key project status reviews and ensuring project readiness before exiting each key project phases. Driving issues solutions in the on-going projects
  • Managing project daily activities (e.g., hosting/chairing DM), resolving resource, technical, and/or project issues with sound judgment and timely decision making practice.
  • Developing project team members through project’s activities and team activities.
  • Exercising judgment within broadly defined project management and type testing practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, prioritization, tradeoffs, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

You are a part of

You will be working in the Philips Healthcare Ultrasound Research and Development organization in SuZhou/Shanghai, China, also the Business Units of Ultrasound in North America. You will also work with manufacturing/SC team in Suzhou.


To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

We are looking for a highly professional project manager with

  • Requires minimum a BS degree in Engineering Management, EE, ME, Materials, Industrial Engineering, Physics, and/or Science.  Candidates with a master’s degree or Business Management is preferred.
  • 8+ years of work experience in medical device industry with product development experience;
  • 4+ years’ experience working as R&D and/or engineering manager or project management experience, proven ability in managing and motivating team/people to deliver project to completion on time and on target.
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with NMPA regulation testing is a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and team management skills, with solid track record in project management & deliver result
  • Ability to work effectively in complex projects; Strong ability to operate independently; ability to work collaboratively and resolve conflict across different departments
  • Quality-conscious, result-oriented, and ready to take ownership
  • Acts as a mentor to junior project team members, and steer skills to focus on high priority and project problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated history of solid occupational ethics, good track record of working well in engineering team environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate and/or present complex technical issues to engineers and managers
  • Having adequate product-level knowledge of ultrasound systems and some knowledge in a variety of specialties; some clinical knowledge is a plus. Knowledge and understanding of technical requirements associated with area of work and capable of learning how it relates to the final product.
  • Proficient in both Chinese & English

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Annual leave.
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development
    budget, free training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Continuous career development in Philips.

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.


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Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while tranforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It's an experience filled with unexcepted moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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