Philips Business Planner in Best, Netherlands

Job Description

Business Planner

Your challenge

Ensure that global service parts inventory is planned to meet the expected customer service levels for the responsible Business Innovation Units (BIU).

You will be challenged to meet the following targets:

  • Achieve fill-rate target and material availability targets per Market

  • Achieve Gross inventory target

  • Minimize excess and obsolete inventories and help meet operating expense targets

Your responsibilities

As Business Planner you will directly manage the allocated Parts portfolio of the BIU to ensure that target fill-rate is achieved in the concerning Markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with SPS Strategic planning, BIU, Markets, SPS Supply management, SPS Master data, SPS ASAP desk, and other disciplines to secure parts availability for the customers,

  • Demand forecasting, stock target planning and allocation end to end for the responsible part portfolio across the network of 3 central and 120 market locations,

  • Use advanced planning tool (MCA) to periodically validate and update the parts planning, follow-up on planning alerts, and master data management,

  • Deep dive on Stock-outs, Material availability misses. Create and execute on corrective actions and preventive actions,

  • Partner with Buyer, Delivery Owner and Supply Manager to secure supply and avoid or solve critical parts issues.

  • Participate actively in the daily meeting rhythm (operational). Provide input and feedback to Strategic planner and Planning manager for daily LT meeting, monthly BMC meeting & S&OP meeting.

  • Represent SPS Planning in BIU projects (New Product Introduction, Engineering changes, Last Time Buy, Phase-outs) to ensure impact on service parts are considered and to execute on plan,

  • Participate or lead projects in SPS Planning or multi-disciplinary set-up as opportunities come available.

  • Support on Business case preparation, partnering on Engineering changes/ Lifecycle events related to Service parts Inventories.

Your team

Within the MRi Planning team you will have 4 colleagues based in Best. The Global Strategic Planning team is a group of 35 people around the globe. There is a healthy mix between experienced planners and new planners more recently boarded.

The culture within the team and SPS is dynamic, driven by the high complexities in our supply chain and industry as well as high expectations from our customers and shareholders. In SPS we have a performance culture and as organization striving for continuous improvement. People will find great opportunities being offered to personally develop and grow, both from supply chain knowledge as well competencies.

We are looking for

  • Master or Bachelor’s Degree with planning, supply chain operations experience,

  • At least 2 till 5 years of working experience, preferably at large company in an international environment,

  • Fluency in English,

  • Strong analytical capabilities, clear communicator, team player,

  • Accurate, keep overview and able to make decisions.

  • Knowledge of service parts supply chain and Healthcare industry is a plus.

  • Must have excellent understanding of SAP ERP Systems and Data

  • Creativeness, thinking in solutions and driving implementation.

  • Experience within LEAN deployment would be a pro.

Are you the type of person who loves to roll up their sleeves and work on large, international projects? Are you interested in taking the next step in your career in a dynamic team? Right now, we are looking for an enthusiastic colleague that will help us to ensure that global service parts inventory is planned to meet the expected customer service levels for the responsible Business Innovation Units (BIU).

You will be challenged to:

  • Achieve fill-rate target and material availability targets per Market

  • Achieve Gross inventory target

  • Minimize excess and obsolete inventories and help meet operating expense targets

Your responsibilities

As Business Planner, as part of the Service Parts Supply Chain (SPS) department, you partner across the supply chain to ensure high material availability (both global and at specific markets) for a defined portfolio of parts while minimizing both inventory and excess & obsolescence (E&O) costs.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with SPS Strategic planning, BIU, Markets, SPS Supply management, SPS Master data, SPS ASAP desk, and other disciplines to secure parts availability for the customers,

  • Demand forecasting, stock target planning and allocation end to end for the responsible part portfolio across the network of 3 central and 120 market locations,

  • Use advanced planning tool (MCA) to periodically validate and update the parts planning, follow-up on planning alerts, and master data management,

  • Deep dive on Stock-outs, Material availability misses. Create and execute on corrective actions and preventive actions,

  • Partner with Buyer, Delivery Owner and Supply Manager to secure supply and avoid or solve critical parts issues.

  • Participate actively in the daily meeting rhythm (operational). Provide input and feedback to Strategic planner and Planning manager for daily LT meeting, monthly BMC meeting & S&OP meeting.

  • Represent SPS Planning in BIU projects (New Product Introduction, Engineering changes, Last Time Buy, Phase-outs) to ensure impact on service parts are considered and to execute on plan,

  • Participate or lead projects in SPS Planning or multi-disciplinary set-up as opportunities come available.

  • Support on Business case preparation, partnering on Engineering changes/ Lifecycle events related to Service parts Inventories.

Your team

Within the MRi Planning team you will have 5 colleagues based in Best. The Global Strategic Planning team is a group of 35 people around the globe. There is a healthy mix between experienced planners and new planners more recently boarded.

The culture within the team and SPS is dynamic, inspired by the high complexities in our supply chain and industry as well as high expectations from our customers and shareholders. In SPS we have a performance culture and as organization striving for continuous improvement. People will find great opportunities being offered to personally develop and grow, both from supply chain knowledge as well competencies.

We are looking for

  • Master or Bachelor’s Degree with planning, supply chain operations experience,

  • At least 2 till 5 years of working experience, preferably at large company in an international environment,

  • Fluency in English,

  • Strong analytical capabilities, clear communicator, standout colleague,

  • Accurate, keep overview and able to make decisions.

  • Knowledge of service parts supply chain and Healthcare industry is a plus.

  • An excellent understanding of SAP ERP Systems and Data

  • Creativeness, thinking in solutions and driving implementation.

  • Experience within LEAN deployment would be a pro.

Our offer

SPS is an inspiring work environment which is international and multidisciplinary orientated. We offer an exciting role in a rapidly growing Healthcare environment were you will come across complex challenges. You will be part of a dynamic environment which works with the most advanced technologies to improve peoples lives. Also there will be plenty of opportunities to further develop yourself and your career within Philips.

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.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .