Eye for Value


Goof Pruijsen

Value Engineer & Cost Manager

Trainer & Coach



Experience at several companies and in different positions

6 years Product Development

6 years Marketing

17 years Cost Management and Value Engineering
In Purchasing and Development respectively
Including early supplier involvement in development. Initiating many cost improvement projects with very significant results, and setting up the structured approach of this. Implementation of Target Costing. Setting up knowledge networks for exchanging and spreading knowledge about Cost Management & Value Engineering. Co-author of a book about these experiences. Further: see my profile on Linked-In.

Since Aug 2013: Fully Independent

  • Projects at ASML, Barco, FEI, Philips, ...  

2000 to July 2013: Philips Healthcare

  • Product management
  • Strategic Cost Management at Purchasing
  • Value Engineering at Innovation & Development

Upto 2000: Engineering Company Multin (presently Hittech)

  • Department manager Prototyping & Testing
  • Account Management
  • Project Management


Upto 1997: Ajax Fire Security

  • Product development
  • Product management

Upto 1991: Contract Research University of Amsterdam

Education, a.o:

  • Experimental Physics, University of Utrecht
  • Marketing NIMA A & B
  • Project and Team Management
  • Financial Management
  • Training of Technical Specialists
  • 6-Sigma improvement methodology, etc...