Philips Senior Manager S&OP Kitchen Appliances in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lead Category S&OP E2E process with all relevant stakeholders, manage meeting deliverables & follow up actions

Measure E2E Category S&OP KPIs performance.

Highlight gap to target. Drive issue resolution.

Manage E2E S&OP process interface with Category MT/ Controller/ Supply Centre/ MG Supply

Mid long term demand-supply-capacity balancing and review

Embedding S&OP performance/ process to business process and relevant KPI’s (ROI, Growth, Path to Value)

Review overall Category plan consistency including BMC with MG/CO Mid Long term sales forecast.

Review overall Supply planning with Supply Centre to underpin the Category business plan.

Drive decision on building ahead or later to maximize the installed capacity

Coordinates demand and supply on category level in such a way that World-wide availability of products is optimized

Mid Long term capacity planning

Translate Category strategic plans (≫ Y+1) into an agreed supply strategy scenario.

Lead capacity planning process for mid-term and long term horizon.

Propose investments on capacity and buffer stock strategy to resolve capacity gap and ensure supply availability (FG/components)

Upstream NPI and PIPO Planning

Drive first demand forecast for PIPO beyond 12mths

Drive the product portfolio PIPO planning and MOQ handshake process with MG/CO

Steer NPI supply related planning activities: ramp up planning, safety stock agreement, and risks management

Monitor NPI delivery per agreed launch schedules between Category & MG/CO and manage issue resolution

Drive review and actions on material exposure & obsolescence.

Manages E2E Inventory

Manage E2E Category Inventory Strategy to support Category/MG/CO business plan and BMC.

Drive review and action together with MG Supply Leads on Excess/Aging inventory to maintain inventory quality and target.

Intervenes in case of deviations of pre-defined border values of stock levels.

May lead multi-disciplinary change projects, managing a significant number of people.

Lead at least two supply chain improvement projects

Provide input to SCE team and contribute to the related change management programs

Support DfX and E2E projects

Below this line Expended Roles at BG Level

BG Inventory AOP and Quarterly FC Cycle

Work closely with MG Supply Chain central team to prepare and roll up inventory model.

Coordinate Sub-market group review and handshake

Coordinate Category review with all Category S&OP

Consolidate Industry and PMI inventory plan

Coordinate BG/MG handshake process and review

BG Inventory monthly and quarterly bridge analysis, latest view and reporting

Consolidates feedback/reason on inventory deviations from CO/MG, Industry and PMI entities.

Develops Inventory Bridge for review and actions.

Coordinate Excess/Aging action with CO/MG

BG Inventory monthly and quarterly bridge analysis, latest view and reporting

Consolidates feedback/reason on inventory deviations from CO/MG, Industry and PMI entities.

Develops Inventory Bridge for review and actions.

Coordinate Excess/Aging action with CO/MG

BG S&OP contents Preparations

Coordinate with MG and Category S&OP in contents development

Coordinate follow-up actions with relevant parties.

Drive specific S&OP improvement project.

BG S&OP contents Preparations

Coordinate with MG and Category S&OP in contents development

Coordinate follow-up actions with relevant parties.

Drive specific S&OP improvement project.

Representative for Sector and BG in Cross Sector Business Process Framework design and build

Participate in Integrated L5/L6/L7 business process design.

Develop business requirement on Advanced Analytics Products Demand and S&OP, Systems Demand and S&OP

Define business reporting requirements.

Collaborate with IT Team, Accenture and JDA on

IT system solutioning.

Participate in system setup and testing

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drive customer service levels up and inventory and cost positions down in a global and complex business.

As Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Manager Kitchen Appliances (KA), you are ‘owner’ of the S&OP process for Kitchen Appliances. The purpose of this process is:

  • On a monthly basis, align relevant Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain developments (forecast, phase in/out, market actions) with key decision moments (cost, pricing, introductions, capacity, etc.) to respond to demand and supply variations and risks.

  • The review of relevant deviations and developments in the business, short term as well as long term, resulting in financial or operational adaptations to the plan.

  • Prepare the right level of information along the S&OP process to enable for appropriate decision making by senior management

  • Execute the decisions taken and report back status.

Your responsibilities

As S&OP manager Kitchen Appliances, you will improve the long-term strategic business plans and ensure consistency with Business-Market-Combination plans and mid-long term phase-out / phase-in assumptions for product ranges. You will coordinate translating the strategic business plan into an agreed supply plan, lead the mid- long term capacity planning, propose capacity investments & buffer stock positions. Together with the supply planners, you will set up a regular capacity review and identify action plans to control risks of obsolete components and finished products. You will support supply chain engineering and continuous improvement projects to improve the supply chain(s) for Kitchen Appliances.

As Sales & Operations Planning manager, you will:

o Consolidate and present the mid-long term capacity planning (12-18 months) in the monthly category S&OP review process.

o Help to grow sales worldwide with high customer service levels,

o Reduce integral inventories in finished products and components,

o Avoid obsolescence risks of in finished products and components

o Act as single point of contact for category supply related topics towards business stakeholders in category or business group

o Contributing to the BG/Category Supply Chain Management strategy and various improvement projects along the E2E Value Chain

o Interact with various disciplines including Consumer and Product Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Quality, Innovation, Technology & Development, Commercial Organization demand planning, Commercial Supply Planning, Procurement, Suppliers and Factories.

Your team

The supply chain team is part of the wider BG Domestic Appliances operations team, which next to Supply Chain also includes several Philips factories and the Advanced Manufacturing function. The position includes cross-functional interactions, decision-making and exposure to senior management in the business. You will be directly reporting to the Domestic Appliances supply chain lead.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Minimal Bachelor’s degree (in business administration or industrial engineering). An APICS certification is an asset

  • 5 years relevant business experience in demand planning, supply management or SCM operations, preferably in consumer goods industry

  • Leadership skills, able to operate in dynamic environment with high interaction levels

  • Strong communication skills in international matrix setting, fluent in English

  • Persuasive, analytical, hands on mentality, authority, stress resistant

  • Adaptability to talk/manage different levels of audiences

  • Microsoft Office and preferably SAP/JDA knowledge

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:

•A competitive salary;

•A variable bonus based on both Philips' results and personal performance;

•A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package;

•The opportunity to buy Philips shares and products at a discount;

•A healthy work-life balance.

Why should you join Philips?

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