Philips Senior Director, Procurement Engineering Business Partner in Carlsbad, California

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

A Procurement Management expert translating business needs into procurement solutions for the a business within Philips.

You are responsible for

  • Leads the Category Heads of Procurement Engineering

  • Meet all BG related Procurement Objectives/KPI’s (e.g. BoM Savings, GSRS, # suppliers)

  • Achieves product cost reduction through value engineering/DfX and supply chain optimization in the BG

  • Responsible for acting as interface to the Commodity Cluster Leaders

  • Ensures BG relevant spend volume will be managed through the DfX concept

  • Responsible for talent management of the procurement Engineering function across Categories / GBU's in the BG

  • Ensures that BG Procurement Engineering related risks (cost, quality, availability) are controlled and mitigated

  • Builds and secures manufacturing capabilities and capacity at 3rd party (incl. lean Ops)

  • Defines requirements and business drivers for supply strategy for in/outsourcing and components

  • Consolidates and defines BG requirements for procurement strategy

  • Aligns Product & Technology Roadmaps with suppliers (Aligned Supplier Product & Technology Roadmaps)

  • Ensures early supplier involvement in Product Design Process

You are a part of

The procurement engineering team, reporting to the Sector Procurement Engineering Business Partner and the Business Group CEO.

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

  • Master degree in a relevant technical discipline (eg Electro Technical, Mechanical, Optical, Thermical)

  • Professional with a 8-10 years proven track in Procurement Management

  • Understanding of suppliers, business models, key drivers, measures and priorities

  • Expert in the DfX convention approach

  • Expert in applying cost models;

  • Expert in applying Value Engineering processes (L2)

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.