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Quality project lead (Freelance)

Posted Jul 16, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00023653
Eindhoven , Noord Brabant
6 months
(Aug 1, 2021 - Feb 1, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
48 - 68 €/hr

Key Areas of Responsibility

- Ensures that appropriate quality plans are made that include all stages of the life cycle of the product and supports Quality Plan design

- Validates key design inputs like: usability, reliability, performance, supportability, manufacturability, localizability, safety, security, privacy, serviceability, sustainability and costs

- Provides effective oversight of the execution of the Quality Plan, any Risk Management activities, and of all design related activities during the product/system lifecycle

- Performs independent technical assessment on product quality performance and post-market product quality analysis

- Can Lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during design and manufacturing

- Uses post-market analytics and statistics to report on product quality performance in the field (provide feedback to manufacturing, suppliers or design teams) and initiates field actions when required

- Act as a single point of contact (person assigned to project team) responsible to ensure that hardware design meets quality and compliance standards for every milestone

- Linking pin between DI/Project team & Consumer Care, External Parties/suppliers, Safety/Compliance/Health, and Legal

- Manage the product release process

- Reporting on internal Software metrics (status code, bugs, crashes etc.) and external metrics (consumers ratings in de App & Play stores)


  • Monitor the (new) Product development Quality through project reviews, metrics and performance indicators
  • Creation of the Overall Project Quality plan
  • Providing input for the software project quality plan e.g. FCR (field call data), SQM plan and CTQ parameters.
  • Providing inputs and reviewing the software development plans
  • Following up on software project data (metrics etc.), to ensure regular quality
  • Regular progress reporting to entire project team (including an overview of product-level testing status, planned vs. actual quality parameters, critical quality issues)
  • Tracking the creation and deployment of overall and product level review plans
  • Reporting on verification status and quality parameters (incl. software product level ones) at external and internal SW milestones (as relevant).
  • Performing lessons learned, and giving feedback of the same to software


  • a Master or Bachelor degree in Engineering (preferably Electronics, Mechatronics, Systems Engineering)
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum, SW Engineering/Programming,
  • Strong communication and influencing skills; real team player
  • Quality mindset and experience with Q tools like statistical engineering, Design for Six Sigma and/or Reliability Engineering;
  • Proactive and supportive attitude towards the product development team, being a role model for the Quality function in the project team;
  • Understanding of how product development projects are managed and how Quality plays a role in this;
  • Personal competences: Proactive/ initiative, IT & Quality minded, love working with new technologies

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