Philips Sr. Procurement Engineer Electronics in Shanghai, China

Job Overview:

• A procurement expert actively participates in new product introduction projects, sustaining engineering, supplier performance challenges, savings projects, value engineering workshops and DfX programs

• Authoritative expert in the quality and cost drivers for major commodities and the associated cost impact on the business.

  • Provides knowhow about supplier manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Supports or can lead problem resolution with suppliers or parts (Philips caused) in close collaboration with SQE, R&D and Operations.

  • Improve the design decision making.

  • Drive the deployment of early supplier involvement, ensuring supplier readiness: suppliers deliver to specification, schedule and cost for assigned product or module.

  • Ensure effective communication, collaboration and project management with suppliers, for assigned product or modules

  • Orders tools and samples related to new product development, oversees realization and ensures a smooth ramp.

  • Teams up with Supplier Quality on APQP

  • Execute and support phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction or improvement projects (quality, features, cost, etc).

  • Support price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short term product cost reduction improvement.

  • Maintain updates to the costs for assigned products

  • Scouts the market and support development of technology roadmaps

  • Supports the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up);

  • Provides input to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business requirements

  • The Procurement Engineer may act as Supplier Account Manager assigned by, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team

  • Support price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short and/or long term product cost reduction improvement Placement in the Organization:

  • Team member, typically reporting to the Category Procurement Engineering Business Partner

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

  • BS or above in Electrical or Electronic or Computer Engineering, MS preferred

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a high mix assembly-type industry(such as Medical industry ,EMS/OEM) in R&D, NPI, Project management, Procurement related functions. Experience in the Healthcare industry preferred.

  • Strong engineering background with extensive experience in collaborating with R&D required

  • Experienced in executing quality improvement and cost down projects and new product introduction Projects

  • Experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) preferred.

  • Understanding the principles of Value Engineering (L1)

  • Good English and Chinese Language skills in both oral and written is a MUST.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Coordinate all Procurement activities and share responsibility for the business related Procurement KPI's such as BoM savings and Global Supplier Rating System score in the factories of the various businesses within Philips.

  • Participate in new product introduction projects, sustaining engineering, supplier performance challenges, savings projects, value engineering workshops and DfX programs

You are responsible for

Provides knowhow about supplier manufacturing processes and equipment.

Supports or can lead problem resolution with suppliers or parts (Philips caused) in close collaboration with SQE, R&D and Operations, including:

Improve the design decision making,

Drive the deployment of early supplier involvement.

Teams up with Supplier Quality on APQP.

Ensure supplier readiness: suppliers deliver to specification, schedule and cost for assigned product or module.

Ensure effective communication, collaboration and project management with suppliers, for assigned product or modules.

Orders tools and samples related to new product development, oversees realization and ensures a smooth ramp.

Execute and support phase in – phase Out (PIPO) planning related to new product introduction or improvement projects (quality, features, cost, etc).

Support on Supplier Account Manager/Commodity sourcing related activities:

Provides input to the Commodity Teams regarding the supply base characteristics based on business requirements.

Maintain updates to the costs for assigned products.

Scouts the market and support development of technology roadmaps.

Support price negotiations with fact-based information and opportunities to drive short term product cost reduction improvement.

Supports the in/outsourcing process (e.g. knowledge transfer, supplier ramp-up);

The Procurement Engineer may act as Supplier Account Manager assigned by, and under the delegated responsibility of the relevant commodity team.

You are a part of

A professional and passionate global procurement team. Reports to Category Procurement Engineering Business Partner.

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

  • BS or above in Electrical or Electronic or Computer Engineering, MS preferred

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a high mix assembly-type industry in supply chain related functions (i.e. component manufacturers). Experience in the Healthcare industry preferred.

  • Strong engineering background with extensive experience in collaborating with R&D required

  • Experienced in executing quality improvement and cost down projects and new product introduction Projects

  • Experience with APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) preferred.

  • Understanding the principles of Value Engineering (L1)

  • Good English and Chinese Language skills in both oral and written is a MUST.

In return, we offer you

Experience in a famous brand organization and promising career development.

Why should you join Philips?

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