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Philips Supply Chain Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Enable assurance of supply by focusing on quality, delivery, risk and cost, from the medical consumables and sensors supply base. You will identify supplier projects, develop business cases and lead or contribute to supplier-focused projects. You will also enable new product development ensuring suppliers execute to the project timelines.

You are responsible for

  • Executing supplier improvement projects focused on assurance of supply and total cost of ownership.

  • Representing Procurement in new product development and ensure early supplier involvement by identifying relevant supplier technologies and leading supplier selection process.

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

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

  • Executing quality management system requirements for procurement

  • Providing input to the Commodity teams regarding the supply base characteristics, based on 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 Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or Electrical Engineering 5 + years equivalent experience

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and design for manufacturability

  • 5 + years of experience leading supplier improvement projects (managing supplier relationships is a plus)

  • Familiarity applying SPC (Statistical Process Control) with suppliers

  • Experience in sustaining engineering or in an engineering supplier management role

  • Experience working in a regulated industry (preferred)

  • Background with medical device regulations (preferred)

  • Strong organization, planning and communication skills

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to join our team and strengthen our product portfolio, expand our services and solutions and bring game changing technology to market. If you are someone who loves solving supply chain complications and are passionate about working with suppliers to improve the relationship – this is the role for you!

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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