Philips Procurement Engineering BP in Gaggio Montano, Italy

Philips Saeco is a leading company in the research, development, production and marketing of Espresso coffee household machines worldwide.

We are looking for a Procurement Engineering Business Partner in Gaggio Montano (BO) in its main innovation center

Your challenge

Procurement Engineering Business Partners are members of business management teams and represent Global Procurement.

Procurement Engineering Business Partners are responsible for the development and implementation of Procurement Strategy for their business. Procurement Engineering works on bringing new products to market with optimized value proposition and best cost structures.

They deliver cost savings and drive value enhancement through key strategic programs like Design for Excellence and Value Engineering. Do you have a technical background and strong business acumen to deliver outstanding value? Do you have experience interacting with global teams and suppliers? Are you passionate about driving change?

Your responsibilities

As a Procurement Engineer Business Partner, you will:

  • Represent procurement in the business management team

  • Be responsible for developing and implementing the procurement strategy to fulfill the business requirements. You build on global commodity strategies.

  • Lead a team of procurement engineers who liaise with commodity managers to deliver procurement expertise and deliverables to the product development teams on a daily basis.

  • Drive value in the Product Design Process with early engagement and supplier involvement. To enable this, you understand the product context End to End, you master the cost drivers and you understand the power of complexity reduction and standardization.

  • Own and drive Design for eXcellence program. You will be accountable for building the right competence in your business.The position will be based in Gaggio Montano (BO) and you will be reporting to the Global Head of Procurement Engineering. We are looking for

  • Master degree in a relevant technical discipline or bachelor degree in a relevant technical discipline – MBA preferred

  • Professional with at least 8-10 years of experience. Ideally in at least two of the following: procurement, product development and marketing.

  • Strategic thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude. Result driven, with a proven track record.

  • Understanding of suppliers, business models, key drivers, measures, priorities and make or buy decisions.

  • Expertise in Design for eXcellence and Value Engineering.

  • Team player with excellent analytic and communication skills.

  • Ability to influence and challenge stakeholders both externally and internally is key.

  • Experience in LEAN or Six Sigma is considered an advantage.

  • Fluent in English – written and spoken and local language.

  • International mindset.

  • Prepared to travel (40%)

Philips Saeco is a leading company in the research, development, production and marketing of Espresso coffee household machines worldwide.

We are looking for a Procurement Engineering Business Partner in Gaggio Montano (BO) in its main innovation center

Your challenge

Procurement Engineering Business Partners are members of business management teams and represent Global Procurement.

Procurement Engineering Business Partners are responsible for the development and implementation of Procurement Strategy for their business. Procurement Engineering works on bringing new products to market with optimized value proposition and best cost structures.

They deliver cost savings and drive value enhancement through key strategic programs like Design for Excellence and Value Engineering. Do you have a technical background and strong business acumen to deliver outstanding value? Do you have experience interacting with global teams and suppliers? Are you passionate about driving change?

Your responsibilities

As a Procurement Engineer Business Partner, you will:

  • Represent procurement in the business management team

  • Be responsible for developing and implementing the procurement strategy to fulfill the business requirements. You build on global commodity strategies.

  • Lead a team of procurement engineers who liaise with commodity managers to deliver procurement expertise and deliverables to the product development teams on a daily basis.

  • Drive value in the Product Design Process with early engagement and supplier involvement. To enable this, you understand the product context End to End, you master the cost drivers and you understand the power of complexity reduction and standardization.

  • Own and drive Design for eXcellence program. You will be accountable for building the right competence in your business.The position will be based in Gaggio Montano (BO) and you will be reporting to the Global Head of Procurement Engineering. We are looking for

  • Master degree in a relevant technical discipline or bachelor degree in a relevant technical discipline – MBA preferred

  • Professional with at least 8-10 years of experience. Ideally in at least two of the following: procurement, product development and marketing.

  • Strategic thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude. Result driven, with a proven track record.

  • Understanding of suppliers, business models, key drivers, measures, priorities and make or buy decisions.

  • Expertise in Design for eXcellence and Value Engineering.

  • Team player with excellent analytic and communication skills.

  • Ability to influence and challenge stakeholders both externally and internally is key.

  • Experience in LEAN or Six Sigma is considered an advantage.

  • Fluent in English – written and spoken and local language.

  • International mindset.

  • Prepared to travel (40%)