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Philips Commodity Manager Embedded Computing in Andover, Massachusetts

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The Global Commodity Manager Embedded Computing will manage a budget of 230M€ through suppliers located worldwide. You will be responsible for the strategy development and deployment, and the overall risk management as well as the supplier selection process. Working through the supplier account managers in North America, EMEA and China, you will be accountable for quality/sustainability, total cost, and delivery for the entire portfolio.

Your responsibilities

  • Stay fully connected with the different markets (competition, potential new suppliers, products, new technologies, localization...)

  • Develop global procurement strategies for hardware including workstations, embedded PC and networking/peripherals to a long-term, 3–5 year sight line

  • Deploy the strategies in the different regions worldwide

  • Identify risks (financials, political, macro economical...) that could affect the total portfolio and propose short/mid/long-term mitigation plans

  • Working hand-in-hand with procurement engineering as well as business stakeholders, define the overall approach on Supplier selection (RFP/RFQ/Gate/Sourcing grid)

  • Accountable for total cost, quality and delivery performance of the suppliers

Your team

You will manage a virtual team of five Supplier Account Managers who report to the Regional Cluster Leaders.

To succeed in this role, you will need

  • 10+ years of experience in global commodity management

  • Masters degree in a related field

  • Commodity management expertise, ideally in the hardware and/or electronics domain

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long-term career, inside and outside of Philips. 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?

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