• 11 oktober 2021
  • vacaturenummer: 477633

We are searching for a Research Facilitator for the Product Research Center at Philips Drachten.

As a research facilitator in the Product Research Center (PRC) department, your challenge is to perform and support consumer product testing. Testing products during product development is crucial to deliver early evidence on the desired consumer satisfaction. You will conduct all relevant activities to set-up test protocols, execute tests and report out on the results. In this role you work in close cooperation with product researchers and other relevant functions to gather the consumer insights.

The Product Research Center Male Grooming is responsible to represent the consumer within the Innovation and Development organization for the Shaving and Grooming product categories, ensuring the delivery on (consumer) promise for our Philips Value Propositions.

32-40 hours per week

With this open position, we are searching for a new team member in the role of research facilitator. Ideally, candidates most suitable are the ones considered as T-shaped, exceptionally skilled in at least one competence, but capable of applying knowledge also outside of one owns area of expertise.

To succeed in this role you must have a hands-on approach to conduct research, have a curious orientation towards consumers and customers, you have an outward focus, the ability to professionally interact with consumers, from wide range of back grounds and the
ability to take ownership, work independently and be methodical in your approach.

Besides that we are looking for a mix of the following skills and experience:

  • MBO/ HBO or similar education level
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Knowledge of statistical tools and software approaches
  • Understanding of the product from a usage perspective
  • Eagerness for bringing new ideas and ways of working for best in class testing
  • Flexibility to work outside 9am-5pm, for when tests run outside these hours.

In Product Research, the key mission is to identify consumer needs, tension areas and to translate, verify and validate these insights throughout the innovation process. This will involve various types of UX and User Research to help us reach this mission. Our activities start with a focus on the support in value proposition definition and feature development, which can include digital enabled development solutions, all the way towards the final product development stage - working towards successful launches and consumer engagement. In this, being consumer centric is key. Linking in with the situation, habits and needs of consumers all around the world.

As a Research Facilitator you will supports researchers in setting up studies and defining research protocols. Therefor you need to plan and conduct studies. Your tasks will further be:

  • Closely interact with the respondents during the test to ensure relevant information can be retrieved and represent Philips in a professional manner
  • Accountable for E2E execution of studies performed in the internal research facilities (coordination of recruitment, questionnaires, fieldwrk, test report, dataset)
  • Ownership for relevant standard operation procedures, data collection tools and test equipment

Philips is a innovative and international organization with plenty opportunities to develop yourself.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply immediately!

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