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Philips Cost Development Manager in Best, Netherlands


Cost Engineer IGT Systems

Job Description

Within IGT Systems, we deliver every year multiple new products & solutions to our customers. From the starting point of these new initiatives, you have the opportunity to facilitate and create insight regarding the financial performance of these NPI’s. You support and challenge product/project management, and in close cooperation with the Finance Business Partners facilitate decision making.

You are responsible for:

  • Delivering high quality and timely support towards the product/project managers with creation of financial project plans (business cases), cost calculations & - tracking and perform post calculation of released development projects.

  • Supporting R&D Finance Business Partner with a.o. enhancing R&D business controls, managing capitalization process of development costs, preparing financial reporting.

  • Tracking performance of realized cost productivity savings as part of the productivity reporting

  • Supporting the order desk with sales order pricing issues

  • Defining and maintaining the Service Spare Parts pricing in SAP

You are part of

the business support team of IGT Systems; you will work in close cooperation with product/project managers and proactively work together with the Finance Business Partners.

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred

  • Strong affinity with numbers; being able to translate commercial& development context to numbers

  • High level analytical skills; accurate

  • Strong in Excel and experience in SAP

  • A team player, who is able to challenge and delivers quality

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

  • A self-starter with minimum 5 years of working experience

  • You are fluent (verbally & in writing) in Dutch and English.

Mindset and Skills required:

  • Output oriented and have a drive for quality

  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills are essential

  • Excellent communication and elicitation skills

  • Hands on mentality

  • Team player

In return, we offer you:

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive package

  • 25 Holidays per calendar year

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Long-term incentives grant and opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance