Philips Global Commodity Manager - Chillers and RF Cages in Best, Netherlands

Global Commodity Manager Chillers and RF Cages

Your challenge

Are you a spirited person looking to support a world-class organization in a dynamic and competitive industry? Do you have the flair for achieving results through true collaboration with multifunctional teams of various backgrounds? If so, apply now to join our award-winning Philips Health Systems Procurement team!

We are looking for a Global Commodity Manager Chillers and RF Cages in the Health Systems Service and solutions environment. Chillers and RF Cages are essential for our Philips MRI equipment.

You will drive global strategy and will lead major initiatives in close collaboration with the Philips MRI business and procurement colleagues and stakeholders in the local markets, whilst vigorously looking for opportunities to standardize and innovate current solutions and ways of working and secure lowest total cost by developing and deploying sourcing strategies.

Your responsibilities

As Global Commodity Manager Chillers, you will be responsible for

  • The definition and implementation of the global procurement strategy and policy with a 3-5 year sight line.

  • The integration and alignment of global procurement strategy and policy with the local organizations business plan.

  • Stakeholder management (CEO/CFO and other functional executives) in the assigned organizational scope.

  • Challenge ways of working and drive change to enable cost savings both internally as with the supplier.

  • Manage the portfolio of products and solutios and gain deep understanding of the supply market.

  • Develop and manage key strategic supplier partnerships.

  • Leading the supplier sourcing process for the global suppliers in the assigned scope

  • Leading business review meetings and supplier evaluations for the assigned scope

  • Give guidance to a multi-functional team of sourcing specialists globally (e.g. supplier quality, commodity engineers and local procurement specialists).

  • Gain deep understanding of the supply market and deploy in the local commercial organizations.

  • Ensuring that all Procurement related risks are controlled and mitigated.

  • Co-develop and execute global commodity strategies together with your cross functional partners and local market procurement colleagues.

  • Lead, develop, assign, and monitor sourcing projects, including responsibility for (local) negotiation, reporting agreed savings and (cost) budgets.

Your team

You will be part of the global commodity team for 3rd party products and services. These products and services are sold on to care providers together with our Philips imaging systems. The commodity team consists of 13 specialized commodity leaders that work closely together with business units and commercial organizations to manage the sourcing process and drive savings. You will be based in Best and report to the Commodity Cluster leader Site Preparation.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

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

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

The candidate we would like to invite to apply, should preferably have:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree (Economics, Business, Engineering)

  • Approximately 5-7 years of relevant working experience

  • Strong leader with strong social and communication skills

  • Strong result orientation

  • Fact based, makes solid business cases

  • Solid business understanding

  • Change Leadership

  • Proven international experience

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number xxxxxxxxx

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for a face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.

Are you a spirited person looking to support a world-class organization in a dynamic and competitive industry? Do you have the flair for achieving results through true collaboration with multifunctional teams of various backgrounds? If so, apply now to join our award-winning Philips Health Systems Procurement team!

We are looking for a Global Commodity Manager Chillers and RF Cages in the Health Systems Service and solutions environment. Chillers and RF Cages are essential for our Philips MRI equipment.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

drive global strategy and will lead major initiatives in close collaboration with the Philips MRI business and procurement colleagues and stakeholders in the local markets, whilst vigorously looking for opportunities to standardize and innovate current solutions and ways of working and secure lowest total cost by developing and deploying sourcing strategies.

You are responsible for

  • The definition and implementation of the global procurement strategy and policy with a 3-5 year sight line.

  • The integration and alignment of global procurement strategy and policy with the local organizations business plan.

  • Stakeholder management (CEO/CFO and other functional executives) in the assigned organizational scope.

  • Challenge ways of working and drive change to enable cost savings both internally as with the supplier.

  • Leading the supplier sourcing process for the global suppliers in the assigned scope

  • Give guidance to a multi-functional team of sourcing specialists globally (e.g. supplier quality, commodity engineers and local procurement specialists).

  • Co-develop and execute global commodity strategies together with your cross functional partners and local market procurement colleagues.

  • Lead, develop, assign, and monitor sourcing projects, including responsibility for (local) negotiation, reporting agreed savings and (cost) budgets.

You are a part of

the global commodity team for 3rd party products and services. These products and services are sold on to care providers together with our Philips imaging systems. The commodity team consists of 13 specialized commodity leaders that work closely together with business units and commercial organizations to manage the sourcing process and drive savings. You will be based in Best and report to the Commodity Cluster leader Site Preparation.

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

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Economics, Business, Engineering)

  • Approximately 5-7 years of working experience in procurement

  • Strong leader with strong social and communication skills

  • Strong result orientation

  • Fact based, makes solid business cases

  • Solid business understanding

  • Change Leadership

  • Proven international experience

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

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

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

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 .