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Philips North America Productivity Program Manager, Strategic Service Initiatives, Alpharetta, GA in Alpharetta, Georgia

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Establish operational objectives and plans and must delegate responsibility for program objectives to operational and functional leaders. You will be involved in developing, modifying and executing company-wide policies that affect immediate operations and will have broad impact.

The goal is to do everything possible to attain goals and achieve great results for our company.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Consolidate various productivity projects/work streams into an overall Productivity Program

  • Hold the various project leaders accountable to deliver targeted results and ensuring that they comply with reporting timelines and requirements

  • Collaborate with senior leaders and managers across the organization (i.e., Services, BIU’s, Operations, etc.) to continuously and actively identify productivity improvement opportunities and structure them into projects with the right resources and tools

  • Participate in project team meetings as necessary to provide support and guidance

  • Regular status reporting of the Productivity Program to key stakeholders including, but not limited to, Service leadership, Executive Leadership, and Global Service leadership

  • Implement a governance structure and cadence to ensure commitments are kept and deliverables are met on time

  • Enlist support from Business Transformation resources to ensure that best practices and continuous improvement tools and methods (e.g., Lean, Kaizens, Problem Solving, Daily Management, etc.) are engrained in the project’s standard ways of working

  • Enlist support from Finance resources to ensure accurate accounting and reporting of productivity benefits

  • Identify risks and initiate risk mitigation to ensure deliverables are met

  • Collaborate with other Productivity Program leaders (e.g., Sales, Operations, BIU’s, etc.) to share best practices and key learnings

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

  • Bachelor’s / 4-year business degree preferred

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies; Project Management experience or certification strongly preferred

  • Six Sigma / Lean certification preferred

  • Ability to manage large, complex projects across multiple working groups.

  • Ability to lead and manage diverse, cross-functional teams and individuals

  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to guide productivity improvement initiatives, including process redesign activities

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to different stakeholders and organizational levels on operational and financial performance

  • Excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills

  • Ability to collect, analyze, manage, and present data and information to different stakeholders and organizational levels.

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting processes

  • Demonstrated operational analytics and financial analysis capabilities.

In return, we offer you

We offer you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, which offers you excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents. This job comes with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and up-to-date training.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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