Philips Business DefOA Lead IGT in Best, Netherlands

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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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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