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Philips Head of Supply Chain Engineering in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join our exciting and inspiring journey and help us building an integrated supply chain. Lead the competence development towards an integrated supply chain organization. Do you want to help us to improve people's lives and craft the new integrated supply chain?

You are responsible for

  • Evaluating (new) Supply Chain concepts and designs for new or existing value streams, in line with the O2C (order-to-cash) strategy of the business. Your scope will be the global Integrated E2E Supply Chain

  • Developing the Supply Chain network and capabilities based on the inputs from the business group O2C strategy

  • Analyzing new scenarios and quantifies the performance with end-to-end scope for management decisions working closely together with adjacent functions

  • Contributing to the deployment of tactical, financial and operational plans by driving continuous improvement in supply chain performance through Supply Chain analysis and process improvements

  • Organizing and develops analytics towards the defined Supply Chain metrics

  • Initiating, coordinating and integrating improvements through projects of Supply Chain process optimization and organizational change within field of expertise

  • Working closely with IT to clarify requirements and approve solutions designs by IT

  • Assessing product-to-plan allocation and finds opportunities for reallocation, identifying improvements in production/logistics strategy implementing Kanban concept within and between factories

  • Providing general requirements to M2O (market-to-order) and O2C (and I2M (idea-to-market) via O2C) in order to transform into the Supply Chain of the future

  • Prioritizing and driving performance improvements that will have the biggest overall impact on the business results and towards customers

You are a part of

Our meaningful and inspiring environment in order to build a sustainable integrated Supply Chain for the future.

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

  • Business Master’s degree, or equivalent ideally in Operations

  • At least 15 years of relevant working experience in Supply Chain/Operations in an internationally operating company in a global role.

  • You are an expert in Supply Chain improvements; handling large projects/programs in complex cross-functional organizations and/or environments.

  • Meaningful experience with digital Supply Chain is preferred

  • Shown success conducting comprehensive needs analysis, organization design and development initiatives, implementing change and transformation efforts, and organization structures while providing ongoing optimization efforts

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Shown ability to inspire your team and be comfortable in a continuous changing environment

  • Results oriented and a problem solver

  • Planning, organizational and project management skills with experience in delivering on strategic organizational objectives within the agreed time frames

  • Fostering teamwork and you are able to build collaborative relationships with partners (focus on customer orientation)

In return, we offer you

Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization, developing new technologies. We are happy to provide you with this opportunity to develop your career. Join our team as we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which you can build your talents further.

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. 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 on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status