Philips Sourcing Specialist - Parts in Franklin, Tennessee

Your challenge

We challenge you as a Sourcing Specialist – Parts to respond to customer service parts and purchased services requests called into the center which could be received by SAP workflow, Multi-Vendor Parts email box, Salesforce, and via phone. Maintain effective communications with customers, managers, and vendors throughout parts events. Procure appropriate parts and approvals efficiently in order to resolve service parts issues in a timely manner. Issue purchase orders following established processes. Understand, review, and manage your personal performance metrics to maintain acceptable productivity. Communicate and follow up on parts delivery and keep appropriate personnel informed on all delivery. Escalate parts issues to the manager when necessary, maintain customer and vendor relations with a high degree of customer satisfaction. Manage customer service activity as required by contract.


  • Vendor management

  • Strategic materials sourcing

  • Negotiation

  • Develop relationships with vendors

  • Issue Purchase Orders

  • Work closely with field and vendors on disputes

  • Seek field approvals per established processes

  • Review and drive weekly achievement metrics

  • Has a strong working knowledge of Microsoft products with the ability to insure department readiness for FDA, internal audits and ICS compliance.

  • Independent operator who can make decisions that meet the departmental goals and intent without constant supervision

  • Handles multiple conflicting business problems simultaneously under time constraints.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Your team

You will report directly to the Sourcing Spervisor in the Multi-Vendor business unit. The position is based out of Franklin, TN.

The Multi-Vendor organization is a growing healthcare space as facilities look to consolidate service vendors and contracts. This translates to becoming a partner with the account and assisting in their growth and the future of their network.

Our offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

We offer you the opportunity to personally contribute to Philips’ achievement of growth objectives and ambition to improve the lives of 3 Billion people a year by 2025.

We are looking for

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills education and experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or equivalent work experience

Experience using SAP

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

5+ years of purchasing experience which should include some level of supervision

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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.