Philips Supplier Account Manager in Best, Netherlands

Your challenge

Are you the procurement (senior) manager who will implementing strategic plans for commodity Subsystems? Philips is looking for a Accountmanager Suppliers Subsytems!

In this role you will be working closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers, mainly located in Europe, to develop and implement strategic commodity plans at the lowest total cost (TCO) to meet the defined requirements within the Procurement function.

The scope covers both manufacturing and Service (spare parts) for different Philips sites in Europe.

As accountmanager you will have accountability for overall supplier relationship management in the portfolio including overall cost out, supplier performance, contracting and supplier transfer.

Your responsibilities

Your main responses in this role are (but not limited to):

  • Manage a portfolio of app. 40M€ spend on electromechanical subassemblies (mainly cables) dedicated to Medical equipment

  • Execute the Global strategy, promoting the preferred suppliers with the Business units

  • Lead Supplier performance evaluation

  • Drive contract and price negotiations

  • Gather relevant benchmark data, supply market intelligence information

  • Lead or participate in the RFQ generation and supplier selection process

  • Apply continuous improvement of processes & technologies to support materials & service

  • Contribute to supplier risk identification/assessment and propose mitigation plan

  • Ensures compliance to procurement Policy

  • Support Quality Team regarding supplier Quality assurance document collection

Your team

You will be part of the Global Commodity Management Team. You will report to the Regional Commodity Leader in the Netherlands working in close cooperation with the Global Commodity Managers.

You can work from location Best in the Netherlands or the Stuttgart area in Germany.

Our offer

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.

We are looking for

Our preferred candidates matches the following requirements:

  • Graduate from technical university with Master degree, preferably mechanical or electrical engineering with business management

  • Minimum 5 years of procurement experience in an international environment

  • Skills on cables preferred, medical industry is a plus

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix and remote environment

  • Flexible, ability to deal with uncertainty in a challenging environment

  • Able to withstand pressure and be a good team player

  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Fluent in English and German are required

  • Willingness to travel up to 30%

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 227526 .

Please note that the closing date of this vacancy is 23th of Febr 2017 .

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for a face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.