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Philips Order to Fulfillment Lead, BU Coffee in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

To be part of the Business Unit management team and to interact with the Leadership team of Philips Personal Health and Integrated Supply Chain. You can impact on the performance of business, drive the future product architecture and supply fulfillment model.

You are responsible for

  • Sales and Operations Planning for the business ensuring market demand is in line with future growth and can be met at high performance level.

  • Industrialization of new products and mid-life upgrades ensuring first time right and 100% launch performance.

  • Defining the Delivery strategy and leading strategic actions to meet the future supply chain.

  • Technology roadmap and core/non-core assessment for the business and strategic direction of Integrated Supply Chain and Manufacturing.

  • Driving operational supply performance and improvement with Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain.

  • Running Life Cycle changes, execution, supplier or in-house manufacturing re-allocation.

  • Coach and develop the teams.

You are a part of

The Coffee Business Unit within Philips Personal Health headquartered in Amsterdam. You report to the Business Unit leader and will work with highly innovative R&D, Marketing, Procurement, Integrated Supply Chain, Manufacturing teams and Suppliers globally.

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

  • Masters’ degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or related discipline.

  • 10+ years of progressive experience within Manufacturing Engineering/Product Industrialization/Supply Chain, including experience in holding operations and supply chain leadership roles.

  • Mandatory experience in manufacturing and supply chain. Fundamental certifications such as LEAN, Six-sigma, APICS or equivalent needed.

  • 8-10 years of direct people management and proven project management skills.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

  • Consistent track record of leading change.

  • Analytical and solution-oriented mindset, with the ability to set goals and motivate a multi-functional team to achieve them.

  • Not afraid of technical details, complexity, managing internal and external stakeholders.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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. Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

In addition to being purpose-driven, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences, and strive to create it wherever possible.

To find out more about what it is 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.