Philips Supplier Development Manager in Drachten, Netherlands

We are looking for a Supplier Development Manager within DA Operations Advanced Manufacturing

Your challenge

Your challenge is to i.a. translate the business needs into supplier development engineering solutions for the assigned business, typically with subordinate managers and exercises full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing.

Your responsibilities

Your main responsibilities as a Supplier Development Manager are:

  • Manages some subordinate managers and exercises full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing.

  • Manages relatively homogeneous functions or activities for some groups.

  • Manages all Supplier Development Engineering activities for the assigned business scope.

  • Manages the flawless execution of industrialization projects for outsourced manufacturing at suppliers,

  • Life Cycle Management projects at suppliers, the initiation of LCM projects by suppliers, ensuring quality performance and compliance are according to business requirements.

  • Identifies E2E improvement opportunities at suppliers.

  • Designs and creates the Supplier Development competences.

  • Manages the actions to make this happen.

  • Ensures execution of defined strategies in close co-operation with Commodity Management, Product development and all other relevant functions and business partners in an End to End mindset.

Our offer

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs. Besides that Philips offers you benefits designed around your preferences:

  • Competitive package

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

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

  • Long-term incentives grant and opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount.

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package.

We are looking for

To be successful as a Supplier development manager you have;

  • A relevant degree and relevant working experience;

  • Knowledge on Principles of Quality Management, Design for Six Sigma and DMAIC, Technical Risk Analysis, Design for Manufacturing/ Assembly and Regulatory Requirements

  • Experience in Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and program management

  • Knowledge of quality and business systems

  • Understanding of the business and his needs

  • Commercial and financial acumen

You have experience in:

  • execution of defined strategies in close co-operation with Commodity Management, Product development and all other relevant functions and business partners in an End to End mindset.

  • Managing the flawless execution of industrialization projects for outsourced manufacturing at suppliers

  • Manage subordinate managers and exercises full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing

  • Identifying E2E improvement opportunities at suppliers

  • working in a diverse and dynamic environment

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation and influential skills

  • Numerically astute with strong problem-solving skills and expertise to develop and execute objectives for self and others and the ability to effect

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 226362

Please note that the closing date of this vacancy is January 30th.

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