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Philips Manager Supplier Quality Assurance in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

guide and support Business Groups, Markets and enabling functions to always do the right thing. In this individual contributor (without managing a team) position you are responsible for the development and updating of Global Supplier Quality Assurance processes to include processes specific to Software suppliers. We are open for candidates to be located in Eindhoven, Best or Amsterdam.

You are responsible for

  • Developing/deploying purchasing control processes, procedures & systems in compliance with applicable regulations

  • Setting/updating purchasing control requirements to suppliers, classification of suppliers, and risk categorization

  • Ensuring integration and validation of purchasing procedures with supporting IT and data applications for effective operationalization

  • Participating in supplier qualification, audit, and assessment. This includes supporting and defending Philips in external and internal inspections/audits, and supporting the closure of regulatory compliance gaps at suppliers and supplier non-conformances.

  • Participating in supplier selection process; maintain the Approved Supplier List (ASL) and documented evidence of evaluation records

  • Actively monitoring and reporting on supplier quality metrics, quality agreements with critical suppliers, and quality of supplier records and drives supplier quality management review with relevant stakeholders

  • Driving compliance with applicable Quality Management Systems; engaging in Corrective Actions as needed

  • Acting as the Supplier Quality Subject Matter Expert specifically in relation to software

  • Ensure the addition of software requirements to the applicable Global Purchasing Control Procedures

You are a part of:

The person in this role will be a significant resource in the Global Supplier Quality Team. In this role you will be part of a small team (6-10 people) while working with people across Philips to ensure best practices are utilized in the management of suppliers for all Philips Businesses with a specific focus on software suppliers.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in an Engineering, Business, or Supply Chain discipline

  • 4 years working experience in Supplier Quality Assurance of which a couple in Medical device (preferred), pharma, automotive or aerospace is required

  • Experience working with Software Product suppliers is required

  • Experience with implementing global processes and systems is required

  • Comfortable being an individual contributor and flexible in working hours

  • APQP experience is an advantage

  • Less than 25% travel globally

  • Proven track record in root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action methods

  • Experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS)

  • Auditing skillsets, up to and including certified lead auditor training

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A market conform salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

Why should you join Philips?

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