Product Researcher

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Philips Consumer Lifestyle B.V.
aantal uur
40 uur per week


As Innovation and Development department of Philips in Drachten we have adopted a challenging growth strategy to significantly increase our sales, market share and margin.                                  
To realize our goals we need to create innovative concepts and technologies and intensively invest in people and equipment. In this, being consumer centric is the key. Linking in with the situation, habits and needs of consumers all around the world helps us in developing products that fulfill the Sense and Simplicity Brand promise.                               
The Product Research Centre (PRC) plays an active role in contacting consumers and understanding their (dormant) needs. The PRC focuses as part of a multidisciplinary team on development of the desirable product experience in home by performing a range of explorative, quantitative and qualitative research with its own panel or through external research agencies.                                           
Candidate Responsibilities                                      
You will steer the business by understanding and representing the end-user in our innovation projects and by providing reliable end-user knowledge. You will be a member of a development team, working on one or more products within Innovation team Male Grooming. In this team, you will work together with technical engineers, designers and marketers, amongst others to innovate shaving, grooming and other personal care products for men.                                     
You will focus on defining user requirements (usability, experience, performance) based on consumer needs that will be fulfilled by new technical solutions: your aim is to maximize the user satisfaction. Through executing and attending consumer research you will support a project team in translating user needs into product solutions by providing them with end-user related insights.                         
In this role, you will be responsible for planning, arranging and executing consumer research, as well as reporting the findings and presenting those to the development team. You have a data driven approach in everything you do. In addition, it is a pro to have affinity with digital services.                                             


You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in consumer science, industrial design, biomedical engineering, psychology, sociology or related field. Work experience is beneficial, proficiency in English is required. You like to work in a complex team environment and enjoy a challenge.                                                                                        
Regarding your personal characteristics we are looking for a person with:                                         
-          Proactive, positive and venturous attitude                                            
Take the lead and pro-actively represent the product user in the innovation process   
-          Passion for working with people, with a curious orientation towards consumers and their 
product use                                      
Working in one or multiple teams, as well as interviewing product users                                            
-          Excellent planning skills                                   
-          An authentic and open personality


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.
Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Sylvia Vrieling via telefoonnummer +31 623101614

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