Philips Category Program Manager Life cycle managment in Gaggio Montano, Italy

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead the LCM Program of the category; this is including LCM projects/activities running in sites not being his/her own.

You are responsible for

  • Create an Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for the Category LCM Program:

  • Obtain next year plans from owners

  • Use historical data for unplanned activities

  • Create an AOP split-up in categories with needed budget and resources

  • Agree on the AOP with the Category Program Manager (budget holder), owners and resource managers

  • Ensure that all four Change Categories have an accountable owner

  • Ensure that all requested LCM change activities land / are initiated in one of the Change Categories

  • Enable/facilitate (and challenge) processes and meetings for all Change Categories / owners to filter and prioritise (requested) change activities (create focus for top 5/10 “big fishes”)

  • Ensure that owners work-out selected change activities into completed Requests for Change (RfC’s)

  • Check needed budget and resources in RfC’s against reservations and organise go/no go decisions in Change Control Board (CCB, see also monitoring)

  • Check (together with Category Quality Lead (CQL)) whether requested activities are LCM (or IPD), organise confirmation in CCB and support transfer to IPD organisation when necessary

  • Assign a LCM Project Leader to every project (with RfC); assign a Change Team Leader (CTL) for all changes not large enough to justify a RfC/Project Leader (criteria in CCB file)

  • Organise and chair CCB for Change Category Owners & LCM Project Leaders (others optional)

  • LCM PL’s to ask for consolidation of milestones and attention/support for issues (Q, € or t)

  • Change Category Owners to present status of result vs target

  • All to agree on go / no go for new activities (RfC’s), consolidation of milestones, priorities between categories and execution in LCM or IPD

  • Raise flag when progress/result is not according expectation/agreement (also AOP) + initiate and follow-up corrective action plan

You are part of

NPI / LCM Category team of the BG Coffee, in direct report to the NPI / LCM Category Manager. Operationally the Category Program Manager LCM reports to the Category Program Manager.

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

  • Multi-year experience in Project Management and related financials

  • Manufacturing background

  • Knowledge on

  • Six sigma/Lean methodology knowledge as preferred

  • English level: Intermediate\Upper intermediate

  • Teamwork attitude

In return we offer you

The exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of Coffee Business, a unique challenge. You’ll work in an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. Succeeding in this role will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead the LCM Program of the category; this is including LCM projects/activities running in sites not being his/her own.

You are responsible for

  • Create an Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for the Category LCM Program:

  • Obtain next year plans from owners

  • Use historical data for unplanned activities

  • Create an AOP split-up in categories with needed budget and resources

  • Agree on the AOP with the Category Program Manager (budget holder), owners and resource managers

  • Ensure that all four Change Categories have an accountable owner

  • Ensure that all requested LCM change activities land / are initiated in one of the Change Categories

  • Enable/facilitate (and challenge) processes and meetings for all Change Categories / owners to filter and prioritise (requested) change activities (create focus for top 5/10 “big fishes”)

  • Ensure that owners work-out selected change activities into completed Requests for Change (RfC’s)

  • Check needed budget and resources in RfC’s against reservations and organise go/no go decisions in Change Control Board (CCB, see also monitoring)

  • Check (together with Category Quality Lead (CQL)) whether requested activities are LCM (or IPD), organise confirmation in CCB and support transfer to IPD organisation when necessary

  • Assign a LCM Project Leader to every project (with RfC); assign a Change Team Leader (CTL) for all changes not large enough to justify a RfC/Project Leader (criteria in CCB file)

  • Organise and chair CCB for Change Category Owners & LCM Project Leaders (others optional)

  • LCM PL’s to ask for consolidation of milestones and attention/support for issues (Q, € or t)

  • Change Category Owners to present status of result vs target

  • All to agree on go / no go for new activities (RfC’s), consolidation of milestones, priorities between categories and execution in LCM or IPD

  • Raise flag when progress/result is not according expectation/agreement (also AOP) + initiate and follow-up corrective action plan

You are part of

NPI / LCM Category team of the BG Coffee, in direct report to the NPI / LCM Category Manager. Operationally the Category Program Manager LCM reports to the Category Program Manager.

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

  • Multi-year experience in Project Management and related financials

  • Manufacturing background

  • Knowledge on

  • Six sigma/Lean methodology knowledge as preferred

  • English level: Intermediate\Upper intermediate

  • Teamwork attitude

In return we offer you

The exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of Coffee Business, a unique challenge. You’ll work in an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. Succeeding in this role will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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