Philips Business DefOA Lead IGT in Best, Netherlands


In this role you have the opportunity to

Lead Global breakthrough Program on Defects On Arrival (DefOA) for the Image Guided Therapy Business Unit.

You are responsible for

  • Leading local or international DefOA projects resulting in cost savings and measurable quality improvement;

  • Agreeing on project scope, risks, timelines, feasibility, objectives and project plan with internal stakeholders and the Leadership Team of Operations;

  • Final allocation and dispositioning on DefOA inflow

  • Lead the Cross-functional team to drive for containment and corrective actions

  • Coordinate Image Guided Therapy performance tracking, globally

  • Coordinate DefOA operating rhythm

  • Driving improvement via the PRIDE process and Philips Excellence practices and ensure consistency in problem solving across modalities

  • Trending on DefOA performance

  • Recommendations for Design improvements

  • Participating in the definition of our Installation strategy as well as identifying and promoting internally opportunities for improvement;

  • Acting as a competence champion by building and maintaining knowledge through reading professional literature, following market developments, visiting seminars and initiating benchmarks

You are a part of

The Philips Diagnosis & Treatment Order to Cash organization. You will report to the Installation Leader.

Leading DefoA programs you will be covering the complete Order to Cash cycle: Development, Supplier Quality, Operations, Logistics, System Installations and Key Market Order Entry.

You will be working closely with DefOA leads of other functions such as manufacturing, procurement, quality, supply chain and R&D.

You will also drive cross-functional project teams in Business, Markets and Central teams.

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

  • Bachelor degree and a solid understanding of Lean and Six Sigma in supply chain and operations environment

  • From 3 to 5 years of experience as a project or program manager

  • Ability to approach challenges in a smart way – with the accent on “getting things done”

  • Networking ability to lead, motivate and coach people

  • Strong analytical and data driven approach when it comes to problem-solving and decision making

  • Great stakeholders management skills

  • Willing to travel if required

  • Fluent in English

In return we offer you the opportunity to:

  • work for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people lives all over the world;

  • discover how you can actively contribute to innovations that matter;

  • launch and steer your career in an environment with an astonishing diversity of nationalities, skills and backgrounds;

  • strengthen your capabilities and knowledge;

  • build a great international network.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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