Philips CS Logistics Officer in Eindhoven, Netherlands

  • The Direct Export organization covers the following markets: Africa, MET, CEE, Latam, IIG, Nordics and RCA. Given the huge geographical territory and characteristics, our markets are divided into multiple districts. Customers are served either by a direct local PH organization (10 countries) or through distributors (approx 250). You will work in the department of customer service, with a team of 6 Logistics Officers and 3 Returns Managers. As part of daily operations, you will be in contact with different partners of the business, such as internal and external suppliers, customers (i.e. distributors, market’s Customer Care Centers) finance and district managers. The environment is very dynamic and international. You will be part of a very eager and flexible team.

  • Participate in the parts order process - ensure shipment of parts orders according to priority

  • Ensure that all entitlement checks are performed in the correct way (ie export control checks, contract and warranty entitlement checks, material master data)

  • Ensure same day shipment of all parts P1 priority orders received before cut-off time and meet customer required delivery date of all other priorities

  • Pro-actively track escalations related to parts orders and/or backorders with the parts supplier(s) and supports Logistics Manager with First level escalations w.r.t. CS Parts supply in indirect as well as direct countries

  • Monitoring of the SAP reports required for the daily parts performance and initiate required actions for the order desk (back order tracking)

  • Single entry point in all communication with distributors and Philips HealthTech country organizations

  • The Logistic Officer keeps them informed about:

a) Order / escalation status,

b) F&A status /payment conditions

  • Immediate action to solve issues such as Dead on Arrivals, missing parts, wrong shipments, etc.

  • Pro-actively anticipates to customer/country specific requirements for speedy customs clearance and arranges shipment documents and shipment method accordingly

  • Act as operational owner and drives execution of the full service delivery process, including the required actions from the many additional stakeholders in the process

  • Handle pricing issues (f.e. Tubes, Purchase tools, Rental tools, third-party items)

  • Find solutions together with F&A , Key-users and CS Process Expert for special assignments ( internal deliveries, FCO's, Indent, Closing processes in DX36).

  • Share experience with Key-users and CS Process Expert in order to simplify and lean out processes

  • Master data in case not maintained correctly or in case of contradictions in the suppliers Master Data (PMG).

In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Logistics Officer is responsible for getting the right parts to the right places. This team makes that happen for emerging markets such as Africa or the Middle East. The required Service level is related to correct parts and price identification and shipment within a few hours timeframe, including all required shipment documents and invoices. With these machines we help save lives, and now you can contribute as a Logistics Officer to get them back up and running in as short a time as possible.

You are responsible for

  • Ensure that all entitlement checks are performed in the correct way, ie export control checks, contract and warranty entitlement checks, country specific checks

  • Ensure same day shipment of all parts P1 priority orders received before cut-off time, meet customer required delivery date

  • Pro-actively anticipate customer/country specific requirements for speedy customs clearance and arrange shipment documents and shipment method accordingly

  • Pro-actively track escalations related to parts orders and/or backorders, prices, blocks

  • Maintain and control operational processes in accordance with market SLA

  • Finding solutions together with F&A , Key-users and CS Process Experts for special assignments

You are a part of

a team of 10 dedicated professionals who take care of the spare parts supply and returns for the markets Africa, MET, CEE, RCA, Latam and hub- India. In this dynamic and multinational team we are supportive, understanding and know that dealing with a variety of different cultures and demands is both challenging and rewarding. We are dedicated to helping these markets reach their goals, and give them the access to the best healthcare equipment we have to offer. We live up to our SLA’s despite changing political, environmental and other unforeseen circumstances making Philips their best partner in helping those who need it most.

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

  • you have at least a year of experience in the customer service domain in a large B2B organization

  • You preferably have a Bachelor degree in Business, Economics or Supply Chain

  • You have some experience with SAP

  • You are detail oriented but never lose sight of the bigger picture. Furthermore you are analytic but also drive change when needed

  • You are fluent in English

  • You are familiar with the concepts of LEAN and eager to learn how to implement improvements

  • You are pro-active and take ownership

  • You do not mind to occasionally work from home from 14:00 to 23:00 to best serve the LATAM Market time zone

In return, we offer you

a chance to contribute to both our commercial success and our aim to improve people’s lives. Because you are quick in delivering the required spare parts the equipment can be functional again sooner rather than later. You also get to use your natural drive to improve processes and coach team members to be their best selves.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .