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Philips Senior Supply Chain Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

The opportunity to drive early and deep procurement involvement on new platform design and product enhancements, while focusing on the End 2 End approach during supplier selection process and product lifecycle management activities.

You are responsible for

  • Representing procurement in the product creation process including leading and identifying supplier technologies and leading supplier selection.

  • Identifying and executing supplier improvement projects to control and mitigation procurement related risks (quality, availability, cost).

  • Identifying supplier manufacturability issues by collaborating with suppliers and implementing feedback with Engineering.

  • Resolving procurement related escalations by collaborating with suppliers to identify solutions.

  • Supporting the Supplier Quality Manager in new supplier product release process as part of the Advanced Quality Plan (AQP), including compliance and sustainability aspects.

  • Supporting the negotiation teams with conceptual and fact-based information and opportunities to drive significant structural cost reduction improvement.

  • Creating a procurement strategy that enables the business roadmap and providing input to the Commodity teams regarding the supply base characteristics, based on those business requirements.

You are a part of

The Monitoring and Analytics (MA) business group, which resides in the Connected Care & Health Informatics business cluster. MA is a software and solutions business encompassing patient monitoring and its capabilities. Our MA solutions reach more than 370 million people every year. Our advanced intelligence platforms provide clinicians with the information when and where they need it so that they can make smart decisions. You will report to the Procurement Engineering Business Partner.

This role will initially be based in our Andover office. Philips will be relocating this office to a new site at Cambridge Crossing , a large development underway on the Cambridge-Somerville-Boston line. This is a very exciting time to be joining Philips, as this new location will be our largest North American R&D innovation center. The new office is set to open in early 2020.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering (MBA a plus)

  • 7+ experience managing supplier relationships, leading suppliers in new product development and leading supplier improvement projects

  • Expertise in value Engineering, Design for Excellence, LEAN and/or Six Sigma (Black Belt preferred)

  • Experience evaluating and implementing automated manufacturing processes

  • Project Management experience with the ability to think strategically in a global environment

  • Strong organization, planning and communication skills are required

  • Experience in international and multidisciplinary project teams (preferred)

  • Experience working in a regulated industry (preferred)

In return, we offer you

Opportunity to manage cost down initiatives, drive innovation and technology and ensure timelines/deliverables stay on track. You will also have the chance to manage the challenging and changing environment, while constantly improving internal processes and business tools.

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 at . 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, at Philips, 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 into the decision-making, and strive to create it wherever possible.

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